Mac Pro Teardown Reveals Surprising Upgradability

Mac Pro teardown

The new Mac Pro from Apple has received an official teardown from the folks at iFixit, and the new machine received a glowing score of 8/10, making it one of the highest-scoring teardowns of an Apple product that we’ve seen in a while. One thing that has been great about the Mac Pro is that […]

Xbox One Kinect Gets Its Own Proper Teardown


The Xbox One Kinect sensor is pretty unique, and it’s the first time that Microsoft used in-house technology for the Kinect (previously, a company called PrimeSense worked on the Xbox 360 Kinect). While the new Kinect is essentially a part of the Xbox One console (as it comes with the system by default), the folks […]

Xbox One Gets Dissected, Reveals Replaceable Hard Drive


Following the dissection of the PlayStation 4 last week, the Xbox One is getting its turn on the surgical table by the folks at iFixit, and much like Sony’s gaming system, Microsoft’s console is fairly easy to take apart. All it takes is a bit of prying to take off the side grille and then […]

PS4 Gets Teardown Treatment, Is Not an iPad

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As expected, the PS4 is now in the hands of the folks at iFixit, and they took the brand-new gaming console and did what anyone would love to do: tear it down to it’s very last component. We’ve been hearing a lot from iFixit lately — mainly because there’s been a lot of new Apple […]

Nexus 5 Teardown Reveals Modular Design and Minimal Glue

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As expected, iFixit has gotten a hold of the Nexus 5 and tore it down to its bare bottom. What the folks found was an overall very easy device to tear down and put back together. The Nexus 5 barely uses any glue on the inside (unlike the iPad air, which is quite the sticky […]

iFixit iPad Air Teardown Reveals Obvious Low Repairability Score

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As always, the brave folks at iFixit have gotten a hold of the new iPad air and immediately threw it up on the surgery table to see what’s inside. The iPad’s design has stayed relatively the same through three generations, but this time around, the iPad air has an all-new look, which makes us curious […]

iPhone 5 Teardown Reveals a More Repairable iPhone

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We Geeks like to see iFixit tear down all the latest gadgets and they already did so with the new iPhone 5, showing off the guts of Apple’s new flagship handset calling it “the biggest thing to happen to teardowns since teardowns.” The best news to come out of the video is that the iPhone […]

Take a Peak Inside Apple’s new EarPods


Normally a tear down of a pair of earbuds wouldn’t warrant a post on a blog not related specifically to earbuds, however the new Apple EarPods mark a significant upgrade in quality and comfort from many early reviews. The new Apple EarPods ship in a small carrying case, even the pair included with the iPhone […]

New iPad Teardown Reveals Massive Battery

New iPad Teardown Reveals Massive Battery

One of the reasons that Apple held off on releasing a 4G LTE enabled device was because of the battery drain that the network inflicts on the devices that run on its network. Apple wanted to make sure that its 4G LTE devices had great battery life and it seems that it was able to […]

iFixit Tears Down the New iPad

iFixit Tears Down the New iPad

We’ve already seen the new iPad hardware in action in a couple of hands-on videos, but until today, we hadn’t actually seen the new iPad’s hardware. What I mean of course is that we hadn’t seen the pieces that power Apple’s third-generation iPad. iFixit is now in the process of exposing all of that information […]

iPad 3 Predictions from an Apple Insider

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Apple is expected to launch a new iPad in March or April, likely called the iPad 3. There are a number of iPad 3 rumors around that help paint a picture of what will make the iPad 3 different from the iPad 2. Rumors are great, but intelligent iPad 3 predictions from a man who […]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Gets the Tear Down Treatment

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You knew it was only a matter of time before iFixit tore down the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and today, we have finally been treated to the highly anticipated dissection. Yes folks, the Galaxy Nexus has been ripped open and taken apart in an effort to reveal the mysteries of the first device that is rocking […]

iFixIt Tears Down Amazon’s Kindle Fire

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Just a couple of days after they tore down the Motorola Droid RAZR for the world to see, iFixIt is back once again and have torn down Amazon’s Android-powered Kindle Fire tablet. So if you’ve been curious to see what makes Jeff Bezos’ $200 tablet tick, you’re in luck. Unfortunately, the tear down didn’t reveal […]

iFixit Tears Down The Motorola Droid RAZR

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iFixit has posted another teardown of a fancy new phone. This time it’s the Droid RAZR we just reviewed. Since this smartphone boasts of it’s thin-ness, it’s interesting to see just how Motorola packed all the hardware in. (I still think it runs on pure fairy dust.) One of the best pictures in the bunch […]

iFixit Teardown Reveals Replaceable SSD Hardwired RAM


iFixit already tore apart a new MacBook Air and found that the SSD can in fact be replaced. I tested an SSD upgrade on my 2010 MacBook Air and it is not that hard. It was rumored that the new models would have storage hardwired to the mainboard just like the RAM, making the flash […]

The iFixit Manifesto Calls for a Broad Online Repair Manual


IFixit has become famous and wildly popular as the site where we wait to see what’s inside all those new devices and gadgets that get released. They open them up, take the pictures and report on what the guts are, and how much the devices cost to manufacture. It is a great resource and it […]

The Tega v2 Gets Naked


Everybody is used to iFixit’s tear downs of new devices, but I’m guessing they aren’t going to do one for the Tega v2 Slate. Not to worry. Steve “Chippy” Paine decided to open up a defective Tega v2 Slate and do the autopsy himself. You might want to check out the pics on his site […]