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iFixit Teardown of the iPhone 5, First Images Now Live

iFixit TeardownThe iFixit teardown of the iPhone 5 has started and now the first images are live on the web. “Compare this to the iPhone 4s, where it took 38 steps to isolate the display assembly, and this iPhone may be the most repairable iPhone we’ve seen in a while,” says iFixit. Read More

iFixit Rips Apart the New iPad

new ipadiFixit at their very best. The company recently ripped apart the new Apple iPad which went on sale on March 16th. The teardown has revealed that the new retina display on the iPad is produced by Samsung and that getting inside the iPad is really tricky. The folks simply took each part of the gorgeous new device for us to see. Below are the key points noted. Read More

31 Magnets Used in Smart Covers


For the very first time, the folks at iFixit have been so impressed by a cover that they have torn it down to give us details about its inside. Smart Cover for the iPad 2 was torn down by the team and the results are completely shocking. According to iFixit, Apple used over 31 magnets to design the Smart Cover, and only one magnet is used for the automatic sleep/wake functionality.

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iFixit Reports About the iPad 2 Interiors

iFixit is best known for tearing down electronic devices as soon as they hit the market. The iPad 2 is no exception, and the folks have managed to completely take the parts apart to give us a detailed look at the interiors of the device.

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iFixit Tears New MacBook Pro


The folks at iFixit have got their hands on the new MacBook pro 15 inch and have given the product a repairability score of 7 out of 10. After thoroughly breaking down the device, the team came to the conclusion that Apple has made some good design choices that make the new models more easy to repair.

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iFixit Launches iPad App


The folks at iFixit, the amazing and popular online repair manual have released a iPad App that aims to start a new mobile repair revolution. The App gives you quick access to iFixit’s large library of repair manuals directly from your iPad.

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Nexus S Teardown – Contour Display Isn’t Up To the Mark

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The Google Nexus S was made available in the US yesterday and today the folks at iFixit have torn the Google phone completely. There isn’t something really special inside the Nexus S and its hardware is almost same as the Galaxy S smartphone from Samsung.

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Google TV Slightly Better Than Apple TV in Specifications [TEARDOWN]

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The folks at iFixit got their hands on a Logitech Revue a.k.a Google TV and immediately tore it down. The teardown revealed that the specifications of the Google TV are slightly better than the Apple TV and both are in par with the specifications of netbooks.

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Upgrading MacBook Air Specifications is Tough [TEARDOWN]

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A recent teardown of the Macbook Air by iFixit revealed that replacement of any of the parts of the device with an off-the-shelf part is nearly impossible due to the ultra thinness of the device. Most components including the RAM are soldered to the logic board, preventing them from being replaced.

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iFixit Tears the Motorola Droid 2

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The folks at iFixit have chosen to tear the Motorola Droid 2 this time, the great feature rich phone from Verizon Wireless that runs on Android. They gave the phone the usual iFixit treatment and the results were remarkable.

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