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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

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Cracking Open the Amazon Fire TV

Bill Detwiler cracks open the Amazon Fire TV and gives you a tour inside Amazon's first streaming media box.

By April 14, 2014

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Cracking Open: Microsoft Surface Pro 3

Bill Detwiler cracks open the Surface Pro 3 and shows you why Microsoft's laptop-like tablet is still extremely difficult to repair.

By June 27, 2014

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Cracking Open: Pebble Steel

Bill Detwiler shows you how to crack open the Pebble Steel and gives you a run down on the hardware inside this stylish smartwatch.

By June 16, 2014

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Cracking Open: Samsung Galaxy S5

Bill Detwiler cracks open the Galaxy S5 and explains how Samsung made the phone easier to repair by making it harder to open.

By April 24, 2014

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Cracking Open: Most annoying teardowns of 2013

Some gadgets are easy to fix. Others are a repair nightmare. Bill Detwiler shares his list of most frustrating teardowns of 2013.

By December 20, 2013

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Top five Cracking Open teardowns of 2012

TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler counts down his favorite Cracking Open teardowns of 2012. They include the mediocre Lumia 900, a $7,000 PC, and a difficult-to-repair MacBook Pro.

By December 18, 2012

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Cracking Open the Microsoft Surface 2

Bill Detwiler cracks open the Surface 2 and discovers a redesigned interior that makes repairing the device difficult and time consuming.

By November 22, 2013

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Samsung Galaxy S4 teardown: Redesigned interior, easy to crack open

Bill Detwiler cracks open the Samsung Galaxy S4, explores the redesigned interior, and shows you why the S4 is easier to repair than previous Galaxy phones.

By May 6, 2013

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Cracking Open: Apple iPad Air

Bill Detwiler shows you how to crack open the iPad air and gives you a tour of the redesigned interior.

By November 8, 2013