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

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. …

The New iPad Mini Isn’t Very Repairable 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? …

Nexus 5 Found Easier To Repair Than Other Smartphones 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. …

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

Microsoft’s Surface Tablet Isn’t Easy To Repair Microsoft’s Surface Tablet Isn’t Easy To Repair
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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 …

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

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