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HTC One Disassembled By iFixit, The Name Says It All

The HTC One has an aluminum unibody design that leads to a premium feel, but it has its major downsides. What happens if something breaks out of warranty? Or you cracked your display and need to replace it? You’ll have to do it yourself on any phone, but it has to be easy enough. iFixit decided to tear the HTC One apart to see how easy it is to… Read more

Sony Xperia Tablet S Gets the Full Teardown Treatment

Sony recently unveiled its revamped Xperia Tablet S, which it has already managed to begin shipping around the world. Today, the Japanese-based company has released a video of its newest device being completely torn down, exposing its impressive hardware. As a refresher, the Xperia Tablet S sports a quad-core Tegra 3 processor, 1280×800 IPS display and… Read more

Nexus Q Gets Torn Down, Full Of Goodies

For every new device, there needs to be a teardown. And as usual, iFixit did just that, ripping apart Google’s new Nexus Q to figure out all of its juicy internal secrets. What did they find? Well, not everything in there was made in America, but what can one expect in today’s global economy? They also gave it a repairability rating of 8/10, meaning… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE gets the teardown treatment

The Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE fits yet another niche, with Samsung making sure that folks who think 10.1-inches is too big and 7-inches is too small, have a perfect tablet for their needs. But, what about the inside? If you’re a fan of looking at the inside of a device, but don’t really want to tear it apart yourself, letting the experts do the work is probably… Read more

Motorola DROID 4 for Verizon gets a proper teardown

When a top-tier new device launches, it usually isn’t long before the fine folks over at iFixit get their hands onto it, and inevitably tear it down. That’s exactly what we’re looking at here, as you see the image above of a skinned DROID 4 by Motorola. There are a few key details that the teardown reveals, but the biggest one may have to do with the… Read more

ASUS Transformer Prime gets the teardown treatment

While the ASUS Transformer Prime is one of the most anticipated tablets out there, and it’s generally loved by anyone who gets their hands on it, the device is certainly marred by all sorts of trouble. From both the legal standpoint, to a more curious position with the modding community, and plenty of troubles with WiFi and GPS, the device hasn’t had an… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon gets torn down and dissected

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon has only been available for consumers for a little more than 24 hours, but that’s not going to stop folks out there from finding out what makes the device tick. Device teardowns are some of the most popular ways to find out what’s inside a device, as sometimes it’s not just enough to hear it from the manufacturer. Thanks… Read more