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iPhone 6: Sorting through fact and fiction around Apple's upcoming smartphone

The rumor mill around Apple's 2014 update to the iPhone began churning as soon as the 5S and 5C debuted last year. What will Apple include, and skip, in the next version? We parse the rumors.

By August 25, 2014

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How to replace a broken iPhone 5S screen

Bill Detwiler shows you how to replace a cracked screen on your Apple iPhone 5S.

By August 11, 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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How to fix Apple's iMessage bug

Switching from an iPhone to an Android device or Windows Phone? Read this first.

By May 22, 2014

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Google’s fiber effect: Fuel for a broadband explosion

The mere promise of Google Fiber seems to be enough to send rivals scrambling to deliver ultrafast Internet service at a reasonable price. Just look at Austin, Texas.

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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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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Surface 2 design changes make it more difficult to crack open and repair

Bill Detwiler cracks open the Surface 2 and finds a redesigned interior that makes the tablet difficult and time-consuming to open and repair.

By November 23, 2013