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Nexus 7 (2013) goes through teardown: it’s moderately repairable

July 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

July 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

April 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

March 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

March 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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Nexus 4 teardown reveals dormant LTE chip inside, Nexus 10 is “extremely repairable”

November 17, 2012
We don’t know how many of you were lucky enough to procure themselves one of the two new Nexus devices, but we know at least a couple of guys that grabbed a Nexus 4 and 10 and… ripped them to pieces.
 
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iFixit confirms that new Kindle Fire HD is a completely redesigned tablet

September 17, 2012
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.
 
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Review: iFixit dissects $99 Google TV-powered Vizio Co-Star

August 24, 2012

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 via its HDMI connector, has full access to Goolgle Play (including games and apps) [...]

 
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Review: iFixit does Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 dissection

August 23, 2012
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!
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Google Nexus Q gets the iFixit teardown treatment

July 5, 2012

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

iFixit: Nexus Q mainboard

According to iFixit, the Nexus Q has [...]

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