• iFixIt giving away 15K iPhone ‘liberation kits'

    Posted July 1, 2014 - 2:18 pm

    Having been so widely saluted last year, the folks at iFixIt have declared today through the Fourth of July to be "Liberation Week" for iPhone owners, 15,000 of whom can receive for free a special tool needed to get at the innards of an iPhone.
  • The Weekly Hash - February 15, 2013

    Posted February 15, 2013 - 12:22 pm

    From the College of Cardinals’ new high tech method for choosing a pope to Google’s new private airport to the president’s geeky Fireside Chat we make fun of some of the this week’s top tech stories
  • Upgrading RAM on new iMac practically impossible

    Posted December 3, 2012 - 1:05 pm

    The electronics website iFixit on Friday downgraded the new 21.5-in. iMac's repair score to 3 out of a possible 10, calling servicing the computer 'an exercise in disappointment.'
  • Review

    Nexus Q teardown reveals heavy base, foreign parts

    Posted July 7, 2012 - 7:10 am

    Google's Nexus Q media streamer isn't getting rave reviews, but at least it's a neat-looking piece of hardware both inside and out, as documented by iFixit.
  • iFixit teardown: Retina MacBook Pro will be hard to repair

    Posted June 16, 2012 - 7:44 am

    Apple’s new MacBook Pro with Retina display is probably the least repairable laptop so far, according to repair site iFixit. Just a couple of days after it became available, the teardown of the Retina MacBook Pro shows the notebook is a great piece of engineering, but this comes at a price.
  • The Nook Tablet's design element: A faux carabiner clip

    Posted November 22, 2011 - 8:27 am

    A certain design element of the Nook Tablet caught the eye of teardown experts at iFixit: A metal loop at the lower left corner of the metal cover.
  • Apple iPhone 4S Teardown: 4 Findings

    Posted October 13, 2011 - 4:25 pm

    iFixit's iPhone teardowns seem to happen earlier every year. This time, the hardware repair group has cracked open an iPhone 4S one day ahead of its October 14 launch date.
  • iPhone 5: Is a redesign in the cards?

    Posted July 16, 2011 - 7:00 am

    Kyle Wiens of iFixit shares insights and predictions about the next-generation iPhone expected to launch this fall.
  • iFixit: Apple literally screwing customers [video]

    Posted January 20, 2011 - 12:49 pm

    The hardware-hacking Website fights for your freedom to tinker -- and stands to make a few bucks in the process.
  • 5 interesting findings from iFixit's Nexus S teardown

    Posted December 20, 2010 - 11:14 am

    Google jumps back into the phone hardware business with the Nexus S, and iFixit immediately tears the phone to bits. That's just the natural order of things.
  • Inside the PlayStation Move

    Posted September 22, 2010 - 2:16 pm

    Sony's new Playstation Move controller went on sale this week to apparently sluggish sales. However, the customary autopsy by iFixit shows that, although the Move looks just like a Wii controller with a ping-pong ball attached, it has some great specs inside. Upon unscrewing the device, iFixit found that the LED ball (the orb) on the top is capable of a 24-bit color resolution--that's around 16 million different colors. Also, as the LEDs get warmer, the brightness decreases, which keeps them at not only a good temperature for use, but increases the life of the diodes.
  • iFixit unveils “Wikipedia” for tech repairs that go beyond Apple devices

    Posted April 22, 2010 - 11:17 am

    iFixit, which has made a name for itself by tearing apart hot new devices like the Apple iPad and Google Nexus One smartphone to show what really makes them tick, Thursday unveiled a publicly accessible and editable wiki designed for people to share their expertise at fixing things.
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