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AirTag accessories too expensive? Time to get the drill out

Masters of destruction iFixit have discovered you don’t need an expensive accessory for your new Apple AirTags to turn the item tracking discs into a

Xiaomi Mi 11 iFixit teardown shows the hidden cost of features

On the heels of the Galaxy S21 series, Xiaomi launched its own early 2021 flagship in the form of the Mi 11. Like all its

Galaxy S21 Ultra iFixit teardown reveals refinement and disappointment

Samsung’s top-of-the-line smartphone this half the year has so far been better received than last year’s Galaxy S model. That may be partly thanks to

iFixit teardown shows the Samsung Galaxy S21 is easier to repair than the S20, still not perfect

iFixit took apart a Samsung Galaxy S21 and gave it a repairability rating of 4 out of 10. While the S20 never got an official rating from

Galaxy S21 iFixit teardown score is nothing to be proud of

There was a time when Apple produced some of the most repair-unfriendly products and while some still do better in that regard, there are now

Galaxy S21+ 5G teardown reveals a true middle child

We’re still waiting for iFixit to do its usual in-depth investigation into the innards of Samsung’s early 2021 racehorses but, in the meantime, we’re getting

Galaxy S21 Ultra teardown has some disappointing surprises

iFixit might still have its hands full from a backlog of products to teardown but PBK Reviews, fortunately, lost no time in poking inside Samsung’s

AirPods Max iFixit teardown discovers the reason for the price tag

As always, Apple launched the AirPods Max with a premium price tag that proved to be controversial even among fans of the company. And as

Why are AirPods Max are so expensive? iFixit teardown may provide the answer

When Apple launched the AirPods Max at the back-end of last year for a whopping £549, eyebrows were certainly raised. Surely they’d be DOA given

AirPods Max teardown reveals some bad news

Repairing these noise-cancelling headphones could be harder than it looks Repairability advocates iFixit have performed the first partial AirPods Max teardown, and it’s bad news for anyone who might

AirPods Max early iFixit teardown doesn’t bode well for repairs

Apple has never been a fan of third-party repairs and has actively worked to thwart such attempts. Whether it’s by hardware triggers or through some

PlayStation 5 teardown arrives: Simple maintenance, difficult repairs

The iFixit team has published their teardown of Sony’s latest and greatest console, the PlayStation 5. This massive unit packs a considerable amount of hardware

Huawei Mate 40 Pro iFixit teardown reveals a repairability mess

Companies don’t like it when other people, at least people not blessed by them, open up their products even if it is in the name

iPhone 12 Pro Max iFixit teardown puts size into perspective

Apple’s yearly selection of iPhone models has somewhat become complicated, starting with just one until the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in 2014. This

MacBook Air and Pro M1 teardowns reveal Apple Silicon heart

The iFixit team has published a teardown of the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models featuring Apple’s M1 chip. The teardown shows what remains the

PS5 DualSense Controller iFixit teardown sends mixed messages

Some might take for granted how sophisticated a game controller can be, especially when compared to a more complicated console it’s paired with. Given how

iPhone 12 cameras can only be replaced by official Apple technicians, 12 Pro is unaffected

Back when Apple added a fingerprint reader to the iPhone 5s, it made it impossible to replace by anyone other than an authorized technician. That

Surface Duo teardown magnifies flaws and strengths

The Microsoft Surface Duo is probably one of the prettiest phones we’ve seen this year but it may have also become one of the most

Apple Watch 6 teardown reveals larger battery and health sensors in a thinner case

In our hands-on with the Apple Watch 6, we enjoyed the promised new features like the new S6 chipset and SpO2 blood oxygen sensor, but

Galaxy Z Fold 2 teardown shows improved design, better repairability

The price that consumers have to pay for novel and futuristic devices like foldable phones goes beyond the literal price tag. The longevity of these

iFixit Surface Duo teardown finds some unsurprising bad news

The Surface Duo is here and that can only mean one thing: iFixit has completed a teardown of it. Foldable devices like the Surface Duo

Galaxy Note 20’s different cooling systems is not a problem, says iFixit

Some Samsung fans are still reeling over the processor gap between the Snapdragon and Exynos variants of the Galaxy S20 so it isn’t surprising when

Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 teardown reveals good news for DIYers

The team at iFixit has published its teardown of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3, the company’s latest smartwatch model. As with past teardowns, the process

OnePlus Nord iFixit teardown has no surprises and that’s a good thing

The OnePlus Nord is probably one of the most affordable 5G phones in the market today, that was until Samsung launched the Galaxy A51 5G

Surface Go 2 is a little bit more repairable says iFixit

Depending on who you ask, the latest iteration of the Surface Go might be a disappointment or a perfect upgrade. The base model, while retaining

iPad Pro Magic Keyboard trackpad teardown reveals a nifty trick

Apple’s new Magic Keyboard accessory for the iPad Pro is a curious thing in more ways than one. While many will naturally focus on the

iPad Pro Magic Keyboard iFixit X-Ray reveals a very busy accessory

What goes into a keyboard cover accessory? Most will probably think just the keycaps, membranes for the keys, and electronics needed to power up and

This iPad Pro Magic Keyboard image might be the neatest X-ray ever

The iPad Pro’s new Magic Keyboard with trackpad is one of the more interesting computing accessories of recent years, and it’s no less interesting under

iPhone SE 2020 teardown proves it’s mostly an iPhone 8 rerun

We found the iPhone SE 2020 powerful yet affordable – and thanks to iFixit’s breakdown of the new budget Apple phone, we’ve discovered a lot

iPhone SE 2 likely has an iPhone 8, not iPhone XR camera

Apple surprised many by placing the newest A13 processor from the iPhone 11 range within the iPhone SE 2. However, the camera may be firmly