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

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http://techcrunch.com – 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 MacBook Pro computers. The Surface ended up with a repairability score of 4 out of a possible 10, compared to just 2 out of 10 for the iPad, 1 out of 10 for the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro and 2 out of 10 for the newer, 13-inch model. Why did the Windows RT-powered Surface beat out Apple’s hardware? Mostly due to the modular nature of several key components. The battery (while glued in), hea (IT news)