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Pebble Steel teardown reveals easy-open case, removable components, and more storage

The Pebble Steel is easier to crack open and repair than the original Pebble smartwatch and has twice as much storage.

By July 15, 2014

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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

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Updated iPod Touch still tough to repair, iFixit says

Apple has refreshed its iPod Touch lineup, but repairing the new 16GB edition remains a challenge, according to an iFixit teardown.

By June 27, 2014

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Microsoft at E3 2014: Behind the eight-ball

A lot has changed in a year, but Microsoft still needs to win over prospective next-gen consumers. Here's what we expect to see from the Xbox camp.

By June 3, 2014

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How and when to upgrade your Mac's RAM

If your Mac is running slowly, you may simply need to upgrade your RAM.

By April 9, 2014

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Mac Pro (2013) processor upgradable

Despite its unique design, the new Pro's CPU is easily upgradable.

By January 6, 2014

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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

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MacBook Pro Retina 2013 teardown: Tough fix, good parts

The new 15-inch and 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina models have a lot going for them, but repairability isn't one of them.

By October 24, 2013

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iPhone 5C teardown reveals upgrades and design changes

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.

By October 3, 2013

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Frax app brings fractal-exploration glory to iOS

A computer-graphics A-team is digging into fractals again with software that's clearly a labor of love. Exploring the Mandelbrot and Julia sets is a spectacular marriage of beauty and math.

By October 2, 2013