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Microsoft And iFixit Team Up

08/07/2014, iFixit is well known to take existing devices, especially recently released ones, only to take them apart and come up with what they call a “Repairability Score”. This tells you how easy it is to remove the back cover and gain access to all of the...

Samsung Gear Live Taken Apart

07/08/2014, Both Samsung and LG are bitter rivals despite hailing from the same country, which is a good thing since it is this rivalry that drives healthy competition between one another, and we as the consumers win out in the end – most of the time, anyways....

iFixit Takes A Look At LG G Watch

07/08/2014, The LG G Watch has launched worldwide over the weekend, which means anyone who is curious enough to pick up this Android Wear powered device will be able to do so at the right price, of course. Just how complicated can this digital timepiece of a...

iFixit Gives HTC One M8 2/10 For Repairability

03/26/2014, With HTC officially announced the HTC One M8 yesterday, we’re sure many of you guys are eager to get your hands on the device. After all what’s not to like? The phone packs some great hardware under the hood and even sports a pretty nice metal body...

The Original Macintosh Gets A Teardown By iFixit

01/26/2014, When it comes to finding out how repairable a device is, or how well its internals have been laid out, the folks at iFixit do an incredible job at that and have in the past provided us with tons of teardowns, such as the iPad Air, iPhone 5s, and so on....

PS4 iFixit Teardown Reveals Its Hard Drive Is A Breeze To Replace

11/15/2013, Sony already introduced us to the PlayStation 4’s sweet, sweet innards in their official teardown just last week. There was nothing left to the imagination, although Sony just showed us what the PlayStation 4 was made of without giving us any sort of...

Gold iPhone 5s Teardown By iFixit

09/19/2013, Earlier in the day, we brought you word that there was an iPhone 5s teardown, except that it was not done by the folks over at iFixit, but rather, Australia’s iExpert. Neither was it the gold colored model that was taken apart, although the teardown...

HTC One Scores Extremely Low On Repairability Scale On iFixit

03/28/2013, The flagship device from Taiwanese manufacturer, HTC, has yet to hit the smartphone markets worldwide, but that does not mean there is no lack of interest for it. After all, folks watching the Android scene are starting to lick their lips in anticipation...

iFixit Deems Microsoft Surface Pro Least Repairable Tablet

02/28/2013, iFixit has been taking apart tech-related products for years to educate us of their sweet, sweet innards, and today, they’ve released their Tablet Repairability list which scores a number of tablets based on their ease of repair. According to their...

iPad 4 teardown reveals LG-manufactured display

11/02/2012, Yesterday, the modding gurus at iFixit managed to tear down the iPad mini to pieces and confirmed that it does have stereo speakers and a display driver that is surprisingly made by Samsung. Today, in an attempt to thoroughly understand the differences...

Amazon Kindle Fire HD gets the teardown treatment

09/17/2012, While new tablets and smartphones are almost always great, there are users out there who might be more concerned over other aspects of the device and not just on its features and hardware specs. These other aspects include issues such as how easy would it...

iFixit for Android now available

07/03/2012, If you love modding gizmos and gadgets, then I guess you are familiar with the popular electronics site iFixit. iFixit is actually a California-based company that publishes free wiki-like online repair manuals for consumer electronic devices via its...