All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iFixit’

Celebrate The Mac’s 30th Birthday By Watching It Get Torn Apart

As you may already know, 30 years ago today saw the release of the Mac 128K. It was the original Macintosh computer and helped to usher in a new era of computing. If you want to read more about its history, check out what Apple had to say about it. For the rest of us, the guys at iFixIt are …

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Steam Machine Gets The Teardown Treatment From iFixIt

Earlier this month, Valve sent out 300 Steam Machines to lucky beta testers across the U.S. While the chances of you getting one were incredibly slim, one of the iFixIt team members somehow managed to get his hands on one. Of course, that means they also tore it apart to see just how repairable Valve’s new console/PC hybrid is. It …

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The New iPad Mini Isn’t Very Repairable

The folks at iFixIt have turned the art of tearing apart electronics into a science over the years. Every teardown is methodical, beautiful and best of all – educational. So what do we learn from today’s iPad Mini Retina teardown? Apple makes it very hard for consumers to fix their devices. In today’s iPad Mini Retina teardown, iFixIt found that …

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Nexus 5 Found Easier To Repair Than Other Smartphones

The Nexus 5 is already a hit. Google’s latest flagship device has been getting nothing but positive reviews, and it’s already backordered on Google Play. Now what is perhaps the most important review for the device has finally rolled in. The guys at iFixIt are back with their traditional teardown review of the Nexus 5. All you ever wanted to …

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Don’t Break Your iPad Mini: iFixit Finds That It’s Hard To Repair

The iPad Mini launched today and has already been put through its paces in a drop test. The iPad Mini came out like a champ, but it still suffered a cracked screen. That may happen to somebody’s iPad Mini this weekend though and they’ll need to fix it. That’s where iFixit comes in. Punctual as always, iFixit has posted its …

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Microsoft’s Surface Tablet Isn’t Easy To Repair

Microsoft launched its first foray into tablets – the Surface – on Friday. It’s possible that a new Surface owner has already broken the screen. What are they to do? It’s probably still under warranty, but more adventurous users may opt to repair it themselves. For that, iFixit has a step-by-step teardown of the new tablet. First things first, the …

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The iPhone 5 Might Be Apple’s Most Repairable Device Yet

The iPhone 5 is making its way into the hands of early adopters today. I’m willing to bet that at least one of those early adopters drops the phone and breaks it. That’s when you turn to iFixit and their expert breakdowns to see if the iPhone 5 can be easily repaired. We’ve already seen the majority of the iPhone …

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iFixit Tears Down The Kindle Fire HD, Finds It Easy To Repair

iFixit is one of the greatest sites on the Internet today. There’s something euphoric about watching electronic devices being reduced to their core components. Of course, it was only a matter of time before they got their hands on the new Kindle Fire HD. How easy is it repair Amazon’s new wonder device? Let’s find out. The guys at iFixit …

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