Google Nexus 4, Nexus 10 dissected secrets revealed (including a dormant LTE chip)

Just days after the latest Google Nexus products hit the streets, a couple of repair shops have taken apart the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet to see what lies beneath the surface. And they’ve posted teardown guides online. Powerbook Medic disassembled the Nexus 10 tablet, while the folks at iFixit ripped apart the […]

Microsoft Surface RT dissected in iFixit teardown

Now that the Microsoft Surface RT tablet is now available for $499 and up, it was only a matter of time before someone ripped it apart to see what it looks like on the inside. The folks at iFixit did just that… and discovered that while the tablet’s not too hard to rip apart, putting […]

iPhone 5 dissected: 3 microphones, no turntable

Now that the iPhone 5 is available, people are getting ready to slap 5 rows of icons in the larger displays, make FaceTime video calls over cellular networks, and surf the web over 4G LTE. But if you want to know how the new iPhone 5 does what it does, the folks at iFixit flew halfway […]

Amazon Kindle Fire HD dissected, proves (relatively) simple to fix

With a starting price of $199, it might be cheaper and easier to buy a new Kindle Fire HD 7 inch tablet if anything goes wrong on yours than it is to replace a broken touchscreen. But if you’re the sort of person that likes to fix things yourself, it looks like the Kindle Fire […]

Vizio Co-Star Google TV box torn apart, dual core CPU uncovered

The Vizio Co-Star is a $100 Google TV set-top-box that lets you search the web, view online video, or run apps on your television. When Vizio introduced the device earlier this summer, the company told us all about the USB port, HDMI ports, 5.1 channel audio, WiFi, Ethernet, and Bluetooth. But we didn’t know much […]

iFixit rips apart the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (literally)

Samsung’s new 10.1 inch tablet hit the streets last week. It features a speedy 1.4 GHz Exynos Quad processor, a 1280 x 800 pixel display, 2GB of RAM, and a digital pen for writing or drawing on the screen. But we knew all that, because Samsung told us. The folks at iFixit know that beauty […]