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iPhone 3G innards revealed; battery not soldered in

The folks at iFixit take the iPhone 3G apart piece by piece, layer by layer, right down to the logic board.

By Jul. 10, 2008

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Mac Pro (2013) processor upgradable

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

By Jan. 6, 2014

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iFixit travels back in time to tear down the original Mac

What went into the guts of 128K Macintosh 30 years ago? iFixit takes a teardown trip through memory lane to uncover the answers.

By Jan. 24, 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 Apr. 9, 2014

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Five ways manufacturers make smartphones and tablets hard to repair

Bill Detwiler shows you five ways manufacturers are making our gadgets harder to fix ourselves, and gives hints on how to leap these hurdles.

By Aug. 17, 2012

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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 Oct. 3, 2013

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iPhone 5S teardown reveals subtle internal design changes

Bill Detwiler shows you how to crack open the iPhone 5S and gives you a tour of the phone's internal hardware.

By Sep. 25, 2013

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Ouya game device gets the teardown treatment

The open-source game console, which rocked Kickstarter last year, earns a high repairability score from iFixit of 9 out of 10.

By May. 8, 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 Oct. 24, 2013

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2013 MacBook Air gets low repair score from iFixit teardown

With proprietary parts and RAM soldered to the logic board, the new 13-inch MacBook Air scored only 4 out of 10 on the iFixit repairability scale.

By Jun. 12, 2013