If there was ever any doubt that there is, in fact, a market for matte screen MacBooks of the 13 and 15 inch variety, Techrestore is validating. For $199 (Apple’s $50 matte-grade doesn’t seem so steep now does it?) and a 24 hour turnaround time, they will replace your mirror screen with a matte screen. No word yet what happens to the MacBook Logo – maybe they’ll laser etch your name in there for another Benny.
From their site:
Don’t like the shine? Think your MacBook Pro screen is like looking in a mirror? We can help!
This service is for the "Unibody" MacBook Pro systems with 15.4-inch screens that were released by Apple in late 2008. Only fully functional screens qualify for this replacement service. If your screen is defective and you need to schedule a repair, please click here.
What this service includes: Replacement of the super glossy, super shiny LCD screen on your MacBook Pro with a matte finish, non-glossy screen. We also remove the shiny glass cover on your MacBook Pro and replace it with a black bezel that surrounds the matte finish screen. The replacement screen will be brand new and include a 1-year TechRestore warranty. We will perform the service within 24-hours (M-F) of receipt of your Mac.
A Trusted Source with a Proven Track Record
Like you, thoughts of being without our Macs for an extended time period is downright scary. The good news is that we only need your Mac for 24-hours (Monday – Friday) to install a brand new LCD screen and with our nationwide overnight courier service, you’ll have your Mac back before you know it. In addition to the fast turnaround time, we provide you with our exclusive 1-year warranty on parts and labor.
Quick & Easy with no Surprises
Our flat-rate LCD screen replacement includes everything you need to get your trusty Mac back up and running as quickly as possible. Just add this item to your shopping cart and complete your order online, or call 1-888-64-Restore (888-647-3786) to schedule your repair via phone. Choose from our famous Overnight Door-to-Door pickup service, Local Drop-Off at any FedEx location near you or send your laptop to us on your own and get Free return shipping. During the repair process, you’ll be provided with email updates and you can check your repair status online at anytime.
Choose from four shipping options for your repair:
1. Door-to-Door Overnight Pickup for $99
2. Local FedEx Drop-Off with Overnight Delivery for $49
3. Self-Ship with Return Overnight Delivery for $29
4. Self-Ship with Return Ground (3-5 Day M-F) Delivery: Free
Three options include return Overnight shipping back to your location when your repair is completed. Click here for an illustrated view of your shipping options. The Free Ground return option is valid with any approved repair.
Customers outside the U.S., in Canada, Hawaii & Alaska select the Self-Ship shipping option below. An additional charge of $20 will be added to your order for return overnight shipping.
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More Questions? Give us a call at 1-888-64-Restore and speak to an actual human being or contact us via email.