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iFixit tears down the new iPad from Melbourne Australia [updating]

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iFixit is pretty hardcore when it comes to getting its hands on the new iPad early.  They’ve flown to Australia where it is already tomorrow and have gotten their hands on a fresh new iPad for their ritual sacrificing to the chip-naming gods. (the poor virgin on the right with...
iFixit tears down the new iPad from Melbourne Australia [updating]

Surface Pro knocked for low repairability by iFixit

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The firm gives the Surface Pro a one out of 10 rating, noting that there is a high risk of destroying the tablet just by opening it. [Read more]...
Surface Pro knocked for low repairability by iFixit

Retina reluctance: Why buy a locked-down laptop?

www.extremetech.com
Steve Jobs’ decades of effort turning Apple into the technology world’s best-known boutique brand guaranteed that news always erupts when it releases a new product. So I wasn’t at all surprised when the company’s myriad fans (including a vocal cadre here at the office) went nuts this week following the...
Retina reluctance: Why buy a locked-down laptop?

iFixit tears into the new iPod touch, bemoans lack of repairability

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The folks over at iFixit have gotten their tool-sporting hands all over the new iPod touch, giving Apple's latest music player the customary detailed teardown. The alien autopsy-esque dissection reveals the device's A5 processor, flash memory from Toshiba and a lot of parts secured firmly in place. The latter,...
iFixit tears into the new iPod touch, bemoans lack of repairability
iPad Mini Teardown Reveals Samsung Display And Yes, Stereo Speakers
iFixit tears down Kindle Fire HD, finds completely new internals
Motorola cranks up difficulty on user repairs, Droid 4 teardown shows

Teardown of Retina MacBook Pro Finds Low Repairability with Custom Components

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Following yesterday's teaser teardown of the updated MacBook Air, iFixit has now given Apple's new Retina MacBook Pro the same treatment. Apple of course showed off a fair bit of the machines internals during the keynote in order to promote all of the innovations included inside, but iFixit's teardown still...
Teardown of Retina MacBook Pro Finds Low Repairability with Custom Components

Apple responds to EPEAT delisting, touts Energy Star

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There has been some backlash over Apple’s recent move to delist its products from the US EPEAT Government standard for Green computers. Today it was reported that San Francisco was no longer able to buy Apple Computers because of the delisting and many other Education, Government and other big business...
Apple responds to EPEAT delisting, touts Energy Star
iFixit tears down Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet

OUYA console gets torn down, found to be highly repairable

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Now that OUYA consoles are shipping out to the masses, the folks at iFixit were able to grab a box and immediately undo all of the precious packaging work accomplished at the factory. In its usual style, the site gently dissected the world's best-known Android game console, commenting on...
OUYA console gets torn down, found to be highly repairable

iFixit pries open Google's Nexus 4, exposes somewhat stubborn battery

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The warranty-voiders over at iFixit decided to spend their Friday evening tearing into a freshly delivered Nexus 4 and have given us a peek inside Google's smartphone darling. After removing a pair of screws and spending a few minutes prying off the rear cover, the teardown specialists found that...
iFixit pries open Google's Nexus 4, exposes somewhat stubborn battery
Apple SVP Phil Schiller talks 'thinnovation' on Mac lineup, Optical media, Windows 8 and value
First Pebble teardown claims watch is unrepairable, lacks Bluetooth 4.0 support
The BlackBerry Z10 gets at least one thing right: Repairability

Teardown finds Microsoft Surface RT tough to get into, with modular options inside

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Microsoft's Surface RT may be handicapped with the new RT version of Windows 8, but should it break, is it more likely to wind up in a repair shop or a landfill? As is its custom whenever a new mobile product hits the market, repair site iFixit has delved...
Teardown finds Microsoft Surface RT tough to get into, with modular options inside
iFixit tears down the new 7th generation iPod nano

The EPEAT caves on repairability, gives Retina MacBook Pro a Gold rating

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Back in July, there was a big hubbub over the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool and Apple’s removal of its laptop line from the tool’s database. Shortly thereafter, Apple announced that it was re-adding its laptops and was working to update the IEEE 1680.1 standard that the EPEAT based the ‘repairability’...
The EPEAT caves on repairability, gives Retina MacBook Pro a Gold rating

Non-Retina Mid-2012 MacBook Pro Torn Apart

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It's been a busy week of Apple teardowns for iFixit, with the firm announcing today that it has completed its work on the non-Retina version of the Mid-2012 MacBook Pro. Given that the non-Retina version has retained the same form factor for a number of years, there are few changes...
Non-Retina Mid-2012 MacBook Pro Torn Apart
iFixit tears down the new MacBook Pro's ultra-thin Retina display

HTC One subjected to teardown, scores low for repairability

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The HTC One has been subjected to the customary teardown by iFixit. The HTC One, which has been delayed by over a month due to parts shortages and yield issues due the complexity of its construction, has picked up iFixit's first ever score of 1 out of 10 for repairability....
HTC One subjected to teardown, scores low for repairability
Apple TV Teardown Reveals Upgraded Wireless, Single-Core A5

The Retina MacBook Pro and the sound of repairability

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Apple introduced a new MacBook Pro model during the keynote last week. It’s an impressive beast, but its primary draw is the insanely high-resolution Retina display. In a manner similar to the last few portable releases from Apple, including the MacBook Air and the iPad, it was almost immediately attacked...
The Retina MacBook Pro and the sound of repairability

iFixit tears down the new MacBook Pro's Retina display, finds a minor marvel of engineering

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We've already seen them go to town on the body of the MacBook Pro with Retina display, but the staffers at iFixit have seen fit to disassemble the 2880 x 1800 panel at the heart of the new beast. As they've since found out, it takes no less than...
iFixit tears down the new MacBook Pro's Retina display, finds a minor marvel of engineering

iFixit Droid 4 teardown reveals quality keyboard, but repairability issues

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iFixit has given Motorola’s Droid 4 its usual teardown treatment, revealing a few issues with repairability and giving the device its lowest score ever for a Droid product.  While claiming the device has the “best keyboard yet”, iFixit said the keyboard is integrated into the motherboard, forcing you to...
iFixit Droid 4 teardown reveals quality keyboard, but repairability issues
iPad 4 teardown reveals, shockingly, it's much like the iPad 3
iFixit tears down the iPad mini (in progress)

Kindle Fire HD teardown shows it's easy to fix, except for display

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The new 7-in. Kindle Fire HD tablet by Amazon, starting at $199, scored a 7 out of 10 rating from iFixit for its repairability by do-it-yourselfers....
Kindle Fire HD teardown shows it's easy to fix, except for display

iFixit dissects new iMac, likes specs, pans repairability

www.electronista.com
Computer and gadget repair site iFixit has performed the requisite teardown of Apple's new 21.5-inch iMac, gauging the new desktop's internals as well as the ease in repairing it. The repair company positive things to say about Apple's new desktop, calling its internals "commendable." Its repairability, though, is quite another...
iFixit dissects new iMac, likes specs, pans repairability

iFixit tears down Microsoft's Surface Pro, rates it 1 out of 10 for repairability

www.engadget.com
You know the drill (or is that screwdriver?) by now. New gadget lands at the iFixit labs, and the good folk there give it a teardown. Microsoft's Surface Pro is this week's lucky slab of silicon to hit the bench. The good news is that a removable battery and...
iFixit tears down Microsoft's Surface Pro, rates it 1 out of 10 for repairability
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