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iPhone 6S teardown reveals upgrades galore, similar hardware layout

Bill Detwiler cracks open the iPhone 6S and discovers plenty of hardware upgrades, but no major changes to the internal layout.

By October 2, 2015


What to do with a broken iPhone 6/6 Plus screen

Your options for replacing -- or not replacing -- a shattered iPhone screen.

By March 24, 2015


Apple MacBook (2015) teardown: Revamped design makes DIY repairs very difficult

Apple packed a ton of new tech into the 2015 MacBook, but thanks to a completely redesigned interior, DIY repairs on this laptop can be a real nightmare.

By April 25, 2015


2015 MacBook earns lowest score for repairability

Apple's 12-inch Retina Display MacBook proves to be a challenge for the iFixit team in a new teardown.

By April 15, 2015


Apple iPhone 6 Plus teardown reveals subtle differences from iPhone 6

Bill Detwiler cracks open the iPhone 6 Plus and finds some interesting differences from the smaller iPhone 6.

By November 21, 2014


Apple iPhone 6 teardown: Design changes make device easier to repair

Bill Detwiler cracks open the iPhone 6, explores the internal hardware, and explains how Apple made the phone easier to repair.

By October 1, 2014


How to replace a broken iPhone 5S screen

Bill Detwiler shows you how to replace a cracked screen on your Apple iPhone 5S.

By August 11, 2014


Surface Pro 3 teardown reveals fragile glass, redesigned interior

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 is a solid step up from the original Pro, but this sleek laptop replacement is still very difficult to repair.

By June 30, 2014


Can an ordinary Joe replace a busted iPhone screen?

The DIY route costs significantly less than hiring a pro. But how hard is it really? And was this intrepid reporter successful?

By May 14, 2014


Most annoying Cracking Open teardowns of 2013

Some gadgets are easy to fix. Others are real repair nightmares. Bill Detwiler counts down his top five most annoying teardowns of 2013.

By December 20, 2013