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One (M8) teardown shows why HTC Advantage is such a good deal

by: Bogdan PetrovanMarch 26, 2014
Last years’ HTC One (M7) scored an ignominious 1 on iFixit’s scale, so are things any better with the new HTC One (M8)? A teardown gives us some clues.
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Nexus 5 given the teardown treatment, scores 8 out of 10 in repairability

by: Bogdan PetrovanNovember 5, 2013
iFixit found that the Nexus 5 is highly repairable thanks to its modular design, which makes it easy to replace just the faulty components, and repair-friendly assembly methods, including plastic clips, standard Phillips screws, and just a smidge of adhesive.
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What are the most and the least repairable phones according to iFixit?

by: Bogdan PetrovanSeptember 27, 2013
iFixit has put together a leaderboard of the devices that it torn down over the years, sorted by their reparability score. We take a look at the top and bottom performers.
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Moto X teardown highlights the brilliance of simplicity

by: Nate SwannerAugust 23, 2013
For a new device, the Moto X is easily labelled with the “less than” tag in regard to hardware. Not the fastest processor, or the most memory. No removable battery, and no 20 megapixel shooter. In the teardown process, though, it became clear that Moto really did rethink mobile phone assembly.
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Nvidia Shield torn to pieces, iFixit style

by: Bogdan PetrovanAugust 1, 2013
iFixit notes that the handheld console appears to be solid and well built, which is great news for any device designed to be used on the go.
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Nexus 7 (2013) goes through teardown: it’s moderately repairable

by: Bogdan PetrovanJuly 27, 2013
The hardware experts at iFixit tore the new Nexus 7 to pieces to show the world what’s inside. While the teardown revealed no surprises, the device scored a moderately good repairability score.
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Chromecast teardown reveals a simple, easy to disassemble device

by: Joe HindyJuly 27, 2013
The Chromecast has been torn down and the insides were actually surprising. The device contains no complicated parts at all and is really simple underneath.
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Galaxy S4 as easy to repair as Galaxy S3, iFixit teardown reveals

by: Chris SmithApril 26, 2013
The "official" iFixit Galaxy S4 teardown has been completed, revealing the handset is as easy to repair as the Galaxy S3.
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iFixit pries open HTC One to reveal its aluminum unibody

by: Gary SimsMarch 29, 2013
There are those that like using smartphones and there are those that like taking them apart! The iFixit team falls into the latter category and this time they have the HTC One in their sights.
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iFixit: Kindle Fire is the easiest to repair Android tablet, iPads and Surface Pro toughest overall

by: AdrianMarch 1, 2013
There are probably hundreds of ways you can rank the best and worst tablets around. Most of you do it by display size and crispness, performance or build quality, but how about repairability?
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