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Ugh! Even the center cell of the battery is glued down, and we had hoped the sticky cells we found in the new 13" MacBook Pro wouldn't be a trend...

To complicate the procedure, the battery sits down in a well; the only safe place to pry is over this aluminum wall.

Apple says that they use photos from high-speed cameras to help align these batteries in their cases, accounting for variations at the microscopic level.

This level of precision works well for fitting the largest battery possible, but it doesn't bode well for the ideas of battery replacement.

Well, it's finally out—in all its multi-segmented glory.

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