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iFixit's Oculus Rift teardown finds Samsung display, 40 LEDs

The repair-guide website uncovers a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 display inside the second-generation virtual-reality headset prototype.

By July 31, 2014

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Amazon Fire Phone teardown reveals hints of Apple, Samsung

Gadget repair expert iFixit takes a deeper look into the guts of Amazon's first smartphone and finds several new details.

By July 24, 2014

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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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Google Glass parts cost around $80, says teardown report

Think Google's futuristic, $1,500 Glass wearable headset costs too much? This teardown won't change your mind.

By April 30, 2014

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Galaxy S5 teardown: New design makes repairing a cracked screen much easier

Samsung completely reengineered the Galaxy S5's interior, making the phone harder to crack open but dramatically simplifying screen replacements.

By April 24, 2014

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Amazon Fire TV teardown reveals pop-open case, integrated GPU

​On the outside, Amazon's Fire TV looks a lot like the streaming players from Apple and Roku. But it's what's on the inside that really counts. And the Fire TV definitely packs a few surprises.

By April 16, 2014

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Galaxy S5 costs $256 to build, says teardown report

The display module is the most expensive component with a price tag of $63, according to research firm IHS.

By April 15, 2014

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Galaxy S5 teardown reveals challenges for DIYers

The latest Samsung flagship handset scored five out of 10 on iFixit's repairability scale, though it earned praise for a battery that's "incredibly easy to remove and replace."

By April 10, 2014

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Amazon Fire TV not DIY-friendly, teardown reveals

The folks at iFixit have gone inside the new Amazon Fire TV and find it "hard to disassemble" and, really, just "another board-in-a-box."

By April 4, 2014