Some gadgets are easy to fix. Others are real repair nightmares. Bill Detwiler counts down his top five most annoying teardowns of 2013.
The new 15-inch and 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina models have a lot going for them, but repairability isn't one of them.
Ever wonder what your handset looks like on the inside? This $30 replacement panel gives you a permanent peek at your iPhone's underbelly.
Bill Detwiler shows you five ways manufacturers are making our gadgets harder to fix ourselves, and gives hints on how to leap these hurdles.
Bill Detwiler cracks open the iPhone 5C and shows you the upgrades and design changes that make it more than just an iPhone 5 with a plastic case.
Bill Detwiler shows you how to crack open the iPhone 5S and gives you a tour of the phone's internal hardware.
Replace your iPhone's backplate with a mirror, or any rear panel of your choosing with this quick and easy mod.
While Apple has introduced some amazing advancements, some of its design decisions might frustrate some users down the road.
Bill Detwiler cracks open the 2013 MacBook Air and shows you how Apple improved the machine's performance and nearly doubled the battery life.
Gadget-tinkering site blasts Apple's "diabolical" policy of adding tamper-resistant screws to yet another product, the iPhone 4. But it has a financial stake in pointing the change out.