According to iFixit, Apple has made it more difficult to repair the display of an iPhone by soldering a microcontroller to it. Third-party or DIY attempts to replace it could break Face ID.
iFixit has concluded that Microsoft's Surface Duo is "not something meant to be repaired" and given it a low repairability score. The phone's fragile cables and glued battery are among its cons.
The iFixit team has posted their teardown of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip. In the teardown, it found the hinge's "sweeper technology" nylon fibers to perform "hilariously poorly" in repelling dust.
The Motorola Razr has been subjected to a teardown by iFixit, being awarded for being the most complicated devices the team has ever torn down. The complex design means poor repairability.
The venerable repair wizards at iFixit gave the latest batch of first-party hardware from Microsoft the teardown treatment and, as expected, the two devices are nearly impossible to repair.
The Surface Pro 6 is available for purchase and if you wanted to get yours looking a little different, you might want to try out this wallpaper that captures the device's internal components to scale.
The Surface Go scored 1 out of 10 in iFixit's repairability test, given the lengths required to remove the display, battery, and motherboard in order to perform manual repairs of the device.
Apple is in hot water over its throttling of older iPhone models to conserve battery life, and while its mea culpa means cheaper battery replacements, iFixit is joining in to offer an alternative.
It doesn't come as a complete surprise, but the new Surface Book 2 isn't an easy product to repair. The laptop was broken down to expose its internals, garnering a score of just one out of ten.
The iPhone X is pretty nice looking device but what lies underneath its beautiful shell is sometimes a mystery. Luckily, if curious, you can now get the look of seeing through the handset.
iFixit has posted a teardown for the iPhone X, revealing complete details about the internals used, and a judgment on its repairability should one encounter the need to repair the device.
The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are officially available. While a majority of those eager will be out purchasing the handset, a select few will be looking to get inside of it to see how it works.
If you ever wanted to know what is on the inside of the Apple TV 4K, now's your chance. The media streaming box has been deconstructed, revealing its innards, showing off its thoughtful construction.
The Essential PH-1 is a visually striking slab of titanium, glass and ceramic, and the company behind it wants it to stay like that. Its one out of 10 score on repairability speaks for itself.
When a computer is svelte and offers a unique design, chances are that its repairability will be quite difficult due to custom parts. The Surface Pro and Surface Laptop look to fall in that category.
When it comes to repairs, generally the more beautiful and complex a device looks, the harder it is to fix. With Samsung's latest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, that philosophy seems to hold true.
The Nintendo Switch has just hit markets, and while most folks are interested in what the console can do, some of us are intrigued by what makes it tick. Check out its insides in this teardown.
With the Apple AirPods now available to order, the iFixit team took the time to tear down the headphones. It found the device to be truly difficult to repair, and is disposable anytime.
After meticulously deconstructing Microsoft's new Surface Studio all-in-one desktop PC earlier this week, the iFixit team has turned its attentions to carefully dismantling the Surface Dial too.
iFixit has done its traditional teardown of Microsoft's Surface Studio, finding that the device uses an ARM Cortex-M7 processor to power the display, and giving it a repairability score of 5.
Google's voice-activated speaker and digital assistant for your house, Home, has been torn down and had its innards exposed. Check out what powers the device and how it can easily be repaired.
If you were curious about what the inside of the Google Pixel XL looks like, today is your lucky day. The folks at iFixit have torn down their Pixel XL, showing the world the innards of the device.
The iPhone 7 Plus teardown shows how Apple has packed everything in, and how it's used the space freed up by the removal of the headphone jack. But how well do the new iPhones cope with being dropped?
A design defect has been bringing some annoying issues to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Owners are reporting an unresponsive touchscreen, as well as a persisting gray bar on top of the screen.
The Galaxy Note7 is an impressive device that's already getting a lot of positive reviews thanks to its design and specs. But now we get to see what's on the inside and what makes it tick.
Teardowns of the Xbox One S have revealed an unexpected Easter egg buried inside Microsoft's new console - a small tribute to Master Chief, protagonist of the popular Halo gaming series.
The folks over at iFixit tore down Microsoft's Surface Book, awarding it an abysmal 1 out of 10 repairability score, which means that it is nearly impossible to fix.
Apple has banned iFixit's developer account which consequently also removes its app from the store, citing that the team prematurely tore down the new Apple TV, violating certain terms and conditions.
Apple's new iPhones get dunked in water for a side by side test in a new video. iFixit's tear-down reveals how Apple's engineers achieved hydro resistance.
Apple's latest iPhones are officially available and a teardown of Apple's iPhone 6s has been performed. Deconstructing the device has revealed a smaller battery and new innards.
A new tear down of Apple's latest tablet, the iPad Mini 4, reveals a slimmer camera, new battery and improved quality. Apple has advanced the innards, improving the construction and components.
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iFixit has long established a tradition of tearing down newly released devices. The Apple Watch is no exception, as the team has posted an in-depth teardown of Apple's first wearable.
The iFixit team is at it again, tearing down those expensive devices so you don't have to. This time around it's the 2014 Mac Mini which was unveiled last week, but how did it fare overall?
In an effort to make the world a greener place, Microsoft has partnered up with iFixit to offer training to entrepreneurs that are trying to create local computer repair businesses.
The team at the iFixit website has torn down one of Valve's prototype Steam Machines and said that the parts in this unit cost about $1,300. It also gave the prototype a high repairability score.
Microsoft's Xbox One gets the teardown treatment from the iFixit website even before it's officially released in the U.S. and gets an 8 out of 10 repairability score.
The iFixit team has quickly pushed out a teardown of Sony's newly launched PlayStation 4 game console, and gave the next-gen machine an 8 out of 10 for repairability .
The iFixit website has torn down the newly launched Surface Pro 2 tablet from Microsoft, but has rated the device 1 out of 10 for repairability due in part because many major parts have been glued.