Kicking your mac around shouldn't have any noticeable effect on the hard drives - if you drop it from 1m every once in a while then yes, otherwise not really - remember iPods had hard drives for quite a while. Your computer sees hard drives and ssds the same way, you can have as many of either as you can fit
I really don't get which side you're on .. Given how pristine your spelling is I'd say mine though .. Welcome aboard !
You could try getting a neodymium magnet and run it across the earpiece grill. In my father's case, a lot of metal powder was in there, pressing in the speaker membrane; the alternative is cleaning it (which does require opening the phone using Eric's very nice guide). The alternative to those is ordering an earpiece online - but usually those are really bad quality, so trying to fix the original one would be advisable
Thanks - now I realised it too :))
I would strongly advise against it
The metal part that crimps the wire would have been removed whilst carying out the first part of this step :)
Do NOT do it sparingly - as then it won't be able to properly fuse the wires in the adapter with the wires of the outside cable; it shouldn't make more than a few milimeters rigid
Glad I could help ! Happy chargin' !
Thanks - didn't think of that - will definitely be trying it out next time
I found out a more elegant way of disassembling this thing, and posted a guide here:
Restoring Apple AC Adapter Broken Cable
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