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iPhone X teardown finds major changes inside the gleaming exterior

The iPhone 8 may have been filled with the expected kit, but we've all been looking forward to finding out what fun Apple's engineers had putting together the all-new iPhone X — and it doesn't disap

A Nike HyperAdapt teardown might hint at what’s to come for the self-lacing shoes

Surely everyone who picked up a pair of Nike’s limited-edition HyperAdapt self-lacing shoes had at least some small desire to rip them open to find out how they worked. But at $700 a pop, it’s an

Teardown of HTC Vive highlights the headset’s differences from Oculus Rift

Today's VR headsets are marvels of miniaturization. And, as iFixit's teardowns show, both the Oculus Rift and HTC's Vive are also remarkably user-friendly when it comes to repair and customization.

Google’s Environment Sensing Project Tango Gets A Teardown

Google’s Project Tango prototype smartphone is armed with four cameras to allow it to take stock of its environment and record and use 3D depth-sensing info, and it’s basically just a bunc

iFixit’s iPad Air Teardown Reveals Tightly Packed Innards Dominated By A Big Battery

Apple's iPad Air goes on sale today – it's easily the best iPad Apple's put out so far, but we're waiting with bated breath for the iPad mini with Retina display. Until then, however, the Air is als

Google Glass Gets A Teardown, Revealing It Can Be Hacked To Prescription Glasses

Google Glass isn't in the hands of consumers yet, but a pair of intrepid Glass explorers didn't let that stop them from taking the thing apart to see what makes it tick. This teardown is also especial

Microsoft Surface Pro Teardown Reveals It’s Less Repairable Than Apple’s iPad

The Microsoft Surface Pro is just getting into its first week of consumer availability, and gadget repair blog iFixit has already cracked the case for a closer look at what makes the tablet/PC hybrid

iPad Mini Teardown Reveals Samsung Display And Yes, Stereo Speakers

Apple's iPad mini got the teardown treatment this morning, one day ahead of its official launch in stores. The diminutive tablet gave up its secrets to iFixit's expert disassembly staff, revealing its

Microsoft Surface Teardown Reveals It’s More Repairable Than iPad Thanks To Modular Components

Popular gadget repair site iFixit has taken the Microsoft Surface apart to see what makes it tick, and discovered a tablet/PC that scores higher on repairability than Apple's iPad and its Retina MacBo

Kindle Fire Gets Torn Down – No Surprises Here

iFixit, bless their hearts, <a href="http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Amazon-Kindle-Fire-Teardown/7099/1">have taken a Kindle Fire to pieces</a>, though as it turns out, there aren't too many pieces to

iFixIt Tears Down The Motorola Xoom, Finds It Full Of Parts, Air

The Motorola Xoom, like the iPad, is mostly dead air and a battery. iFixIt did their best to tear out all the important bits, finding a large screen, a handsome circuit board, and what appears to be a

Teardown Of Nikon D7000 Shows Off The Well-Packed Interior Of A Modern DSLR

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/Img10949-620x498.jpg" />I wouldn't say this teardown of a <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/09/15/nikons-new-d7000-focuses-on-the-e

iFixit Goes Speaker Hunting In HTC Surround Teardown

Spoiler: The inside of a Windows Phone 7 device looks like the inside of an Android or iOS device — just so you know. Didn’t want you proceeding expecting to see something like little Redm

New MacBook Air Teardown Reveals Relatively Few Apple Design Secrets

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/header2.jpg" />In classic iFixit fashion, the latest <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/apple/">Apple</a> laptop has been torn to pie

TC Teardown: 13 Ways To Get To $10 Million In Revenues (Part I)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/insert-startup.jpg" alt="" /> After last month's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/10/03/from-aol-to-qwiki-the-definitive-guide-to-te

Tearing Down The iPod Shuffle: Harder Than You Think

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/first-image.jpeg">Tearing down the iPod Shuffle may look easy - it is, after all, made of a few pieces of aluminium press-fitted and glue

The Dell Streak Gets Its Obligatory Teardown

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/first-image.jpeg">If you've ever wanted to know what was inside of a Dell <a HREF="http://crunchgear.com/tag/Streak">Streak</a>, have we

The Motorola Droid 2 Gets Released And Ripped Apart In The Same Day

The Droid 2 hit VZW stores earlier today, but yet the mad scientists over at iFixit already got their hands on one and tore it apart in the name of gadget pr0n. The process didn’t revel anything

TC Teardown: Chegg Is A Money Machine

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/bugati-teardown.jpg" alt="" /> <em><strong>Editor's note: </strong>Book rental startup Chegg<strong> </strong>is making money hand over fist.

TC Teardown: Zynga's Profit Machine At Risk

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/bugati-teardown.jpg" alt="" /> <em><strong>Editor's note</strong>: In this guest post, entrepreneur <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person
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