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Apple MacBook (2015) teardown: Revamped design makes DIY repairs very difficult

Apple packed a ton of new tech into the 2015 MacBook, but thanks to a completely redesigned interior, DIY repairs on this laptop can be a real nightmare.

By April 25, 2015

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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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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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How Carl Bass is crafting Autodesk's push for makers like you

The software company known for projects as far afield as One World Trade Center and Grand Theft Auto is bringing its tools to DIY-ers tinkering fixes to everyday problems.

By February 26, 2015

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Apple pioneer Bill Fernandez on Google Glass, Oculus Rift and the look of the future

In his time at Apple, Bill Fernandez helped develop technologies that have shaped modern computing. He also has a keen perspective on what's next.

By December 8, 2014

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'Follow the Geeks' teases out book, one chapter at a time (Q&A)

A new book about 10 mystery entrepreneurs aims to hook readers with its serial format. Authors Jason Hiner and Lyndsey Gilpin explain why they chose this digital age publishing route.

By December 7, 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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Samsung Gear Fit is a fitness tracker with real core strength

We crack open the Gear Fit fitness band to reveal just how Samsung packs a ton of tech into such a tiny package.

By November 2, 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