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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 teardown: New design hampers repairs

Thanks to a redesigned motherboard, the addition of front panel adhesive and other design changes, the Galaxy Note 4 isn't a repair-friendly phablet.

By March 25, 2015

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iPad Mini 3 teardown's biggest surprise? The glue, iFixit finds

Apple's latest tiny tablet is tough to repair, says iFixit, and any fixes to the screen could result in a non-functioning Touch ID.

By October 24, 2014

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Motorola Moto E 4G LTE teardown reveals major design changes

Motorola gave the second-generation Moto E new hardware and LTE connectivity, but also made several design changes to both the inside and outside of the phone.

By March 12, 2015

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Nexus 6 teardown reveals solid repairability score

The device scores a seven out of 10 for repairability, according to iFixit, thanks to its standard screw size and easily replaceable components.

By November 24, 2014

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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

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iPad Air 2 teardown reveals new hardware, more RAM and easier-to-open case

The iPad Air 2 has a thinner case and lots of hardware upgrades. It's also easier to crack open, and the case hides several interesting surprises.

By November 6, 2014

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iPad Air 2 models cost Apple $275 to $358, teardowns reveal

A 16GB, Wi-Fi-only model costs $275 to make, compared with its $499 retail price, according to IHS. The 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular option costs $358, versus its $929 price tag.

By October 29, 2014

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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

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See inside the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with new teardown

Intrepid wreckers have broken into the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to reveal their secrets -- and found out how easily they smash.

By September 19, 2014

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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