Possible Apple MacBook MagSafe Power Adapter Problem?

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I just got my MacBook back from its AppleCare repair trip a few weeks ago after discovering that the hairline cracks people were reporting also showed up on my MacBook. So, when I read this over on ars technica…

Apple sued over reputed fire hazard of MagSafe power adapter

…I grabbed my Apple MagSafe adapter and took close look at it. I didn’t see any obvious problems after a quick check of my cable (see photo above). You can find an example of a frayed cable in ars technica’s article.

Apple’s MagSafe connector is one of my favorite recent notebook innovations. So, I hope Apple takes care of this potential safety issue.