The fancy new Nexus 7 has been put through its teardown test and passed with flying colors, thanks to the gang at iFixit. iFixit decided to take some time out and show the world what it really wants to know: what’s really inside the Nexus 7 tablet?
Planning to grab yourself an HTC One M8 (announced just yesterday) without accidental insurance coverage? You'll want to think twice about that -- the latest teardown by iFixIt reveals that the device is one of the hardest to repair in recent years.
Who doesn’t like a nice teardown every now and then? Our friends at iFixit just did one on the Kindle Fire HD and found it to be as easy to repair as the Nexus 7. Based on a scale of 1 to 10, iFixit gave it a 7.
Open it up! That is exactly what iFixit has done, in usual fashion, to Amazon’s new set-top box. Fire TV has gotten the teardown treatment. iFixit rates devices from 1 to 10 when experiencing a teardown in terms of ease. Getting a 10 would solidify an easy fix when the time comes. In this case, the Fire TV set-top box earned an average 6.
Rounding out a trio of teardown’s by iFixit this week is an attempt to find out just what it inside the Samsung Gear Fit device. The team’s teardown revealed some tightly packed electronics inside the device along with some good news. Although it would take quite a bit of work, users could replace their own battery should the need arise.