I depend upon my work computer for my livelihood. I work at home. On the road. In Starbucks. In motel rooms. Waiting for the kids in pickup line.
Which means I am constantly wrapping and unwrapping my power cord, all the live-long day.
Now, being a savvy
latte-swilling, elitist dbag MacBook Pro power user, I of course wrap my power cable, this way:
That is to say, until this happened:
No problem, I think. I’ll just order a replacement.
HOLY COW. These bad boys are 79 US DOLLARS. What are they made of? Printer Ink?
Well. Let’s check Amazon.
It seems that I can save a whopping 1% through Amazon. Yay me. And, “free” shipping (yay, Prime).
Apparently, Apple is more than aware of this little design flaw in their MagSafe adapters.
It’s cold comfort at this point.
For now, I’ll just have to live with stuffing my MagSafe adapter into my travel bag like a “normal.”
That, or invest in adapter futures.