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

by: AdrianNovember 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

by: Gary SimsSeptember 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

by: Gary SimsAugust 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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