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You've Been Wrapping Your MacBook Charger Wrong This Whole Time

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Did you know there's a right and a wrong way to wrap your MacBook charger? Curl it up in a ball, and eventually it'll break. But wrap it like you see in the picture above, and it's going to last a whole lot longer.

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The key to keeping your expensive charger in tip-top shape is the collapsable set of clips on the side of the adapter. They're not just decorative. Here's how to do the magic MacBook wrap in three step-by-step GIFS:

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You might already know this; I did, but I only learned my lesson after tearing not one, but two chargers. This will save you from losing $70 and access to a power source for your laptop. [h/t @jc via @Shealan]

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jenngoodman
Jenn Goodman

I feel this is a good place for the "First World Problems" meme. Why is this even a problem? Oh, because Apple has to make stupid hipster crap that's different for the sake of being different.