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iPhone 6S teardowns show Apple is paying more for longevity

Apple isn't skimping on components, with a piece-by-piece analysis of the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus showing that the smartphones offer improved durability and lifespan.

By 30 September 2015

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Amazon Echo teardown gets inside the smart speaker powered by the cloud

Bill Detwiler cracks open the Amazon Echo and shows you the tech that makes it a "smart" speaker.

By 15 September 2015

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Sphero BB-8 teardown reveals its robot tech inside the rolling 'Star Wars' droid

The Sphero BB-8 toy may not be powered by the Force, but Bill Detwiler cracks this rolling robot open to show you the tech inside.

By 6 September 2015

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OnePlus 2 earns high marks for repairability in teardown

The device earned a score of 7 out of 10 from iFixit, thanks to several of its key components being easy to replace.

By 15 August 2015

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Google Photos update hints at unlimited free storage for Nexus users

A teardown of the APK for the next update to Google's photo backup and storage service has revealed some new features.

By 30 May 2016

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Find out what lurks inside a mannequin

Watch this creepy video to see what happens when you crack open a display mannequin. Sadly, it's not full of plastic organs.

By 11 June 2016

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Appliance Science: How carbon monoxide detectors work

A carbon monoxide detector can detect even minute amounts of this silent killer. Here's how they work.

By 17 May 2016

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Apple Watch teardown suggests bigger profits for Apple

A dissection of the watch by researcher IHS shows that a relatively low cost for parts could add up to more money for Apple.

By 1 May 2015

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Teardown shows Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is tough to repair

The smartphone, which has a curved screen at the edge, received a score of three out of 10 for repairability from iFixit.

By 8 April 2015

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HTC One M9 teardown reveals it's really hard to fix

HTC once again gets low marks from iFixit, which gives the One M9 one its lowest repairability scores ever.

By 5 April 2015