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iFixit confirms that new Kindle Fire HD is a completely redesigned tablet

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by 1 year ago
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The Kindle Fire HD was announced less than two weeks ago, with a U.S. release just three days back. The team over at iFixIt got their hands on a Kindle Fire HD last Friday and promptly put it on their operating table to have a poke at the tablet’s innards. The teardown confirms the specifications released by Amazon, but it also reveals that the Kindle Fire HD is not simply a tweaked version of the original Kindle Fire. Rather, it is a completely different tablet.

Review: iFixit dissects $99 Google TV-powered Vizio Co-Star

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by 1 year ago
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Vizio’s exceptionally priced $99 Google TV set top box started shipping a few days ago and the iFixit team have got their hands on one. In traditional but brilliant iFixit way, the team takes apart the device bit by bit and finds out what makes this little power box tick. For those of you unfamiliar with the Vizio Co-Star, it is a Google TV smart box which turns your TV into an Android based device and gives you easy access to all your favorite stuff via apps like Chrome and YouTube. It has Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity, supports 720p, 1080i, and 1080p…

Review: iFixit does Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 dissection

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by 1 year ago
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Samsung’s newest tablet has been dissected by the iFixit team and they have discovered some good news for those who like to tackle repairs themselves! If you like to see what the innards of a top-of-the-line tablet looks like, then we highly recommend taking a look at all the fantastic photos that the iFixit team have provided!

Google Nexus Q gets the iFixit teardown treatment

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by 2 years ago
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You’ve already seen the official Google pictures of the little bits and pieces that made up the Nexus Q. Now, the folks at iFixit have done their own disassembling of the glowing orb, and you get to experience the tearing down process of Google’s social media streaming player step by step. But first, there’s more to the Nexus Q than just its fortune-telling ability, as the device also packs the following specs: Dual-core TI OMAP 4460 processor with SGX540 GPU 1GB RAM 16GB internal storage 32 RGB perimeter and 1 RGB mute indicator LED Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich According…

Google Nexus 7 teardown already complete

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by 2 years ago
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The folks over at iFixit managed to get a hold of a Google Nexus 7 five days after being officially unveiled at Google I/O – in fact they did score a white version, the kind that was handed down to all attendees of the developer conference – and they did what they do best, tear it to pieces. We have already covered the Nexus 7 extensively since the first Google I/O keynote, so you should be pretty familiar with its specs and features, release dates, international launch announcements, rooting, custom ROMs and default OS version. So let’s take a look…