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Huawei Mate 20 Pro Teardown

Introduction Right in the middle of the grand finale of this year’s flagship smartphone season, Huawei throws their last big fighter into the ring: the

iPhone XS and XS Max vs Galaxy Note 9: $1,000 phablet spec showdown

The best of Apple against the best of Android. Now that the wraps have been taken off Apple’s newest flagship phones, the only natural thing is

Mobile benchmarks are still mostly pointless – Here’s why

Huawei’s recent misstep was like opening up a wound we thought had gone away. And while Huawei did admit to cheating benchmarking tools, its justification

Surface Go teardown reveals one saving grace

Microsoft’s Surface Go may be cheap, but you pay for that in dire repairability and hardware that’s practically disposable, a teardown of the tablet has

MacBook Pro review (2018): Apple plays catch-up

With the new MacBook Pro, Apple is just trying to keep pace with the rest of the computing industry. The biggest upgrade is Intel’s latest CPUs,

How to Check If You Need a New MacBook Pro Battery

Is your MacBook Pro getting old? You may notice that it’s slower than it used to be and you’ll definitely notice if the MacBook Pro

Galaxy Note 9 S Pen: Fans obsess over new details

Apparently the Galaxy Note 9 is coming with a new S Pen, one that’s advanced beyond the past several generations of the smartphone. It’s not

OnePlus 6 teardown reveals real water resistance rating

The newly launched OnePlus 6 has already been torn down once, and that didn’t exactly end on a high note. That said, iFixit’s process was

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Teardown

Introduction While phone makers and operating system developers of dubious numeracy skip straight from eight to ten, Samsung stays strong and gives us the Samsung

Androids don’t slow like iPhone, but maybe they should

Approximately one year ago, Apple made a bad decision in not properly announcing their iPhone slowdown measure with old devices with bad batteries. This week,

Essential PH-1 review: A beautiful blank slate

Andy Rubin was disillusioned. He helped build the Android operating system. He watched as Google acquired the company, and he steered development on the mobile OS

iFixit tears down the Samsung Galaxy Note FE to confirm if it actually has a new battery

Well, after the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 debacle, it is no wonder that people are still a bit touchy about its refurbished version, the Samsung

The Hoverboard You Should Get (So Far)

Whether hoverboards are this year’s Tickle Me Elmo or the beginning of a true movement in, well, movement is yet to be seen. Either way,

Surface Pro 4 iFixit teardown earns a terrible score of 2

It’s hard to deny that the latest Surface Pro 4 is Microsoft’s most beautiful device yet, but you do know what they say about beauty

iFixit’s Nexus 5X verdict: easy peasy to repair

Once those are out of the way, the rest of the Nexus 5X’s innards is almost literally an open book and getting to the parts

Galaxy Note 5 has the best smartphone screen, says DisplayMate

It’s that time again for assessing whether Samsung’s newest flagships have what it takes to be on top. While we await some findings, like iFixit’s

OnePlus 2 iFixit verdict: easier to repair than predecessor

Although the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ are hogging all the attention right now, some still have the new-ish OnePlus 2 in

iPod touch 6th gen gutted by iFixit, scores low for repairability

  iFixit has been taking apart just about every new gadget that comes along for years now. The gutting of the devices is under the

iFixit Hero4 Session teardown: it’s impossible to repair

The new GoPro Hero4 Session is an impressive waterproof camera capable of capturing4K Ultra HD video at up to 240 frames per second without the

iFixit’s LG G4 teardown gets 8 out of 10 in repairability

iFixit is back with what they do best: another teardown and analysis of a new mobile device. This time they’ve tackled the new LG G4,

iFixit says LG Watch Urbane is easy to fix (unless you bust the screen)

  We’d venture to say you tearing into your smartwatch is not a good idea. So, really — don’t try this at home. The iFixit