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Xiaomi How It Works: Mi Watch teardown suggests Apple Watch will be cheaper to repair

The Xiaomi Mi Watch is shaping up to be a compelling (read: cheaper) alternative to the Apple Watch Series 5, but if this iFixit teardown

Enermax LIQMAX III ARGB 360 AIO Review

Enermax is well known in the DIY PC world, having gotten its start way back in 1990. Since then, they have looked to provide the

AMD RX 5600 XT debut review: 5700 of 6GB video memory is coming! The skill of Soviet-style knife is seen for the first time

So what is the impact of the new AMD graphics card on the DIY market, and will it have an impact on NV? Next, let’s

2020 CSC TT250 REVIEW: DIY DUAL-SPORT MOTORCYCLE

Mention the 2020 CSC TT250 dual-sport motorcycle, and one question always comes up first: “How good can it be for $2195?” That’s a reasonable question,

You Can Build Your Own Speakers, and It’s Simpler Than You Think

If you love audio and are looking for a fun project, why not build your own speaker? You don’t have to build one from scratch

Defender Guard 2K-resolution Wi-Fi Camera review: No cloud subscription required

With local storage and straightforward surveillance features, Defender Guard makes a great a gateway to DIY home security. One of the biggest barriers to buying

iFixit Mac Pro teardown is a surprising win for DIYers

The new Mac Pro has arrived, and with Apple touting the modular capabilities of this machine, there’s a lot of curiosity surrounding just how DIY-friendly

Sapphire Radeon RX 5500 XT Pulse 4 GB Review

The newest kid of the block for gamers is the Radeon RX 5500 XT from AMD. We got our hands on a Sapphire RX 5500

EZVIZ C1C Indoor Wi-Fi Camera review: a full-featured budget security camera

For just $20, you get solid security in a simple package. Though the general trend for DIY security cameras is to grow increasingly advanced and

MSI Trident X Plus Pre-Built Gaming PC Review – Tiny But Mighty

Over the years, companies specializing in pre-builts have popped up. Brands such as Origin PC, iBuyPower, Digital Storm have gotten a fair share in the

SilverStone Permafrost PF240-ARGB AIO Review

SilverStone Technology is an industry juggernaut, having been around for many years and amassing quite a large following in that time thanks to many innovative

Surface Laptop 3 iFixit teardown tests the promise of easy repairs

At its Surface event, Microsoft’s Panos Panay made a huge claim that it would be easy to open up the third-gen Surface Laptop. While that

Microsoft won’t upgrade your Surface Laptop 3’s SSD at a Microsoft Store, for now

With Microsoft charging $400 or so for an SSD upgrade, a DIY approach makes a ton of sense. But Microsoft’s being a little coy on

Logitech G PRO X keyboard serves up user-replaceable mechanical switches

Logitech G has revealed a new mechanical keyboard for its PRO line, and it’s bringing an interesting twist to the table. The Logitech G PRO

iFixit Switch Lite teardown shows little hope for Joy-Con drift

Most major device launches are followed by an iFixit teardown, and things are no different in the case of the Switch Lite. As iFixit puts

Deepcool Castle 360EX Review

A big thank you to Deepcool for supplying the review sample. Deepcool is no newcomer to the market, having been around since 1996. However, In

Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML240P Mirage Review

In the DIY space, Cooler Master is a juggernaut with a huge selection of peripherals, heatsinks, fans, cases, power supplies, and all-in-one liquid coolers. With

Overclockers XVI Gamer review: While impressive, it’s probably worth saving your money

A good all-rounder, but in exchange for slightly less power you can get a much better deal £200 can go a long way in PC

10 surprisingly practical Raspberry Pi projects anybody can do

Streaming. Gaming. Networking. Even printing! The Raspberry Pi is far more than a toy. Practical Pi Project The Raspberry Pi single-board computer and all its

D-Link DCS-2802KT Camera Review

D-Link’s new DCS-2802KT Wire-Free Camera Kit solves a problem for many home owners trying to DIY their security camera installation. There is no need to

Security camera showdown: Nest Cam IQ Outdoor vs. Arlo Ultra

The Arlo Ultra and the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor are two high-end home security cameras, by far the most specced-out DIY outdoor models I’ve tested.

The ASRock DeskMini A300 Review: An Affordable DIY AMD Ryzen mini-PC

Small form-factor (SFF) machines have emerged as a major growth segment in the desktop PC market. Performance per watt is an important metric for such

Nintendo Labo VR is Google Cardboard with more fun, more elephants

Hands on with Ninty’s playful virtual reality set up It isn’t really all that surprising that when Nintendo finally decided to embrace virtual reality for

Nintendo Labo: VR Kit brings cardboard-assisted VR games to Switch

Nintendo is entering the virtual reality market — sort of. Announced seemingly out of nowhere on Twitter, Nintendo is releasing Nintendo Labo: VR Kit, the

Hands on: LG V50 Review

LG’s first 5G phone is here and it’s the LG V50 (or V50 ThinQ to give it its full name). Like the Samsung Galaxy S10

What Is Flexgate? MacBook Pros Have a New Problem

Antennagate. Batterygate. Bendgate. And now Flexgate? The latest potential controversy involving Apple hardware is all about MacBook Pro screens. Detailed yesterday (Jan. 22) in a

SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro review: Sharp video leaves a positive impression

The doorbell is a great addition to a SimpliSafe security system or as a stand-alone unit The SimpliSafe Video Doorbell Pro is a wired doorbell

The latest Apple teardowns have surprisingly good news

Fans of DIY gadget repairs haven’t had much good news over the past few years, but there are signs the tides may be changing –

Which DJI drone should you buy?

There’s a whole flock of flying cameras to choose from – here’s how to pick the right one for you… With its steady succession of

VAVA Home Cam review: This crowd-funded camera delivers solid security

The VAVA Home Cam offers solid, if basic, security features for DIY-ers. Customizable motion detection and a 12-month rechargeable battery are this indoor/outdoor camera’s strengths.