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iFixit Completes Teardown Of Apple’s New EarPods [PHOTOS]

When iFixit hears a new smartphone or technology-oriented product is released, they are known for completing full teardowns. Most recently they dove into the Apple TV and iPhone 4S. A normal iFixit teardown consists of a complete breakdown of all internal hardware inside the product. At the end, a repairability score is granted. Today iFixit has […]

iFixit Teardown of the New Apple TV

iFixit has always shown the most thorough ways to teardown and rebuild all kinds of tech products. Today they post they entire teardown of the new Apple TV, revealing more details about the inner workings of Apple’s latest media streaming device. In the image above, you can see a few highlighted areas. The areas are […]

Here’s Why Siri Can’t Run on Previous Generation iPhones

In a blog post from iFixit it’s noted that the iPhone 4S features a tweaked proximity sensor, basically an infrared LED capable of detecting how close the user’s face is to the screen. iPhones have always incorporated proximity sensors that prevent accidental input by turning the device display off during phone calls (when the phone is raised to the users […]

iFixit Begins Teardown of the iPhone 4S

The folks from iFixit have their hands on the iPhone 4S, and as always they are going to proceed to teardown the phone with surgeon-like precision. They started off by ‘talking’ to Siri: iFixit: “Siri, may we disassemble you for all to see?” iPhone 4S (Siri): “42” iFixit: “I didn’t ask for the meaning of […]

Verizon iPhone 4 Teardown Reveals Secrets of Next “Universal” iPhone?

The Verizon iPhone achieved over 500,000 pre-orders in the US. People have already receiving their new iPhones, including the iFixit team. They have torn down the Verizon iPhone 4, exposing the internal components to the world. Here are the notable changes, from iFixit: Same battery capacity but weighs less: 26.9 grams to 25.6 grams. New […]

iFixit iPhone 4 Teardown in Progress

The folks at iFixit are well respected for their military precision-like teardowns of Apple devices such as iPhones and iPads. As iPhone 4 shipments have arrived early for some people in the US, it was only a matter of time before the iFixit team got their hands on the iPhone 4. They have started their teardown […]

iPhone 3GS vs Nexus One Infographic

The crew over at iFixit.com has taken apart many items for the world to see. The latest project involved dissecting an iPhone 3GS and Google Nexus One (now in Canada). The result of their work is an interesting infographic that puts the 3GS versus the Nexus One in a head to head comparison. The iPhone […]

iFixit.com Launches Online Store And Free Repair Guides

Apple hardware fans, listen up! The folks from iFixit.com have released over 200 repair guides covering every Mac Mini and iMac that Apple has made since 2004. All of these repair manuals are now available FOR FREE from iFixit.com! There are also extensive iPhone and iPod guides available. iFixit is known for its very detailed […]