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iFixit spins off Dozuki CMS to let anyone make killer technical docs

venturebeat.com
As someone who used to write technical documentation for a living, I can assure you that nobody likes reading that crap. But iFixit, the company that’s become famous for its repair guides and gadget teardowns, has somehow managed to make technical documentation exciting with its visually rich content platform....
iFixit spins off Dozuki CMS to let anyone make killer technical docs

Non-Retina Mid-2012 MacBook Pro Torn Apart

www.macrumors.com
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
New iPad’s A5x Processor Holds Few Surprises Despite Enormous Size

Another iPad 3 Component Leak Shows “A5X” Processor

techcrunch.com
Among the expected chances to the next generation of iPad is an improved processor. Seeing as the original iPad had the A4 and the iPad 2 had the A5, it was logical to guess that the iPad 3 would have an A6. As it turns out, that’s not the case:...
Another iPad 3 Component Leak Shows “A5X” Processor

Audience noise cancelling tech may explain Siri exclusivity

www.electronista.com
Siri's exclusivity to the iPhone 4S may be connected to the use of Audience's EarSmart noise cancellation technology, suggests Linley Group analyst Linley Gwennap. While teardowns have shown the presence of a dedicated Audience chip in the iPhone 4, Gwennap points to a January S-1 filing, indicating that EarSmart is...
Audience noise cancelling tech may explain Siri exclusivity

Apple chip supplier TriQuint having “challenging quarter” due to its biggest customer

9to5mac.com
According to a report from The Oregonian, power amplifier specialists TriQuint Semiconductor is facing a “challenging” quarter due to a temporary drop in revenues from its biggest customer- Apple. The report does note the company’s chief executive Ralph Quinsey did not mention Apple by name, but that Foxconn was responsible...
Apple chip supplier TriQuint having “challenging quarter” due to its biggest customer

Photo of iPad 3 Logic Board with A5X System on a Chip?

www.macrumors.com
A forum post at Chinese site WeiPhone offers a photo of what is claimed to be the iPad 3's logic board showing an "A5X" system-on-a-chip. Apple is expected to introduce an upgraded processor and graphics package for the iPad 3, with the assumption being that it would be called the...
Photo of iPad 3 Logic Board with A5X System on a Chip?

iFixit application brings its repair manuals to Android, lets you fix it to your liking

www.engadget.com
Within the past few weeks alone, we've spotted the cautious hands of the folks over at iFixit dive very carefully into that Retina-friendly MacBook Pro, the other MBP and, naturally, Apple's ultrathin MacBook Air. Oh, and how could we forget Google's newest slate, the Jelly Bean-loaded Nexus 7. Luckily...
iFixit application brings its repair manuals to Android, lets you fix it to your liking

Apple's New iPad Costs at Least $316 to Build, IHS iSuppli Teardown Shows

allthingsd.com
Apple’s new iPad hit store shelves today. That means that along with the lines at the stores and the requisite applause of store employees cheering people who buy them, there were among the many iPad buyers today people who just couldn’t want to get the gadget torn apart. The analysts...
Apple's New iPad Costs at Least $316 to Build, IHS iSuppli Teardown Shows

Post-WWDC reviews, interviews, and more

arstechnica.com
Have you come down from your WWDC-induced high yet? This last week has mellowed us out a bit after Apple's announcements during last week's keynote, and we took some time to review the new MacBook Air as well as the new MacBook Pro with retina display. We also highlighted what...
Post-WWDC reviews, interviews, and more

iFixit Attempts To Usher In A New Era Of User-Repaired Devices

techcrunch.com
You’re probably familiar with iFixit. We link to their teardowns and home fixing guides all the time on CrunchGear; they mostly focus on Apple, and their light and informative tone is a welcome addition to such a dry topic as hardware disassembly. Well, they’ve decided that merely providing help...
iFixit Attempts To Usher In A New Era Of User-Repaired Devices

TC Teardown: Chegg Is A Money Machine

techcrunch.com
Editor’s note: Book rental startup Chegg is making money hand over fist. Guest author Steven Carpenter does a teardown of its business model and estimates its revenues will reach $130 million this year.  Carpenter was the founder and CEO of Cake Financial, which was sold to E*Trade earlier this...
TC Teardown: Chegg Is A Money Machine

The First iPad and iPad 3G Teardowns [PICS] - http://bit.ly/c3J9uj

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The First iPad and iPad 3G Teardowns [PICS] - http://bit.ly/c3J9uj

Samsung Galaxy Note teardown shows small LTE chip

gigaom.com
We often see device teardowns that show the chips and circuits, but rarely do we see them from the actual hardware manufacturers. Bucking the trend is Samsung, which shares a blog post and breakdown of its Galaxy Note, the 5.3-inch Android handset I took a close look at on video during...
Samsung Galaxy Note teardown shows small LTE chip
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