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iFixit: replacing an iPhone 13 screen at a third-party repair shop disables Face ID

With the iPhone 13 series Apple made the Face ID notch smaller. However, one change that was not publicized is that the each phone’s screen panel is

Nintendo Switch OLED iFixit teardown reveals the big changes inside

Those who have been patiently waiting for a substantial upgrade to the Nintendo Switch console may have been more than just miffed by the new

iPad mini 6 iFixit teardown explains jelly scrolling behavior

The iPad mini 6 introduced a lot of big changes to the small tablet family, the first one in a very long time. Not only

New iPad mini torn down, iFixit explains jelly scroll effect

In a new video posted by iFixit, the recently announced iPad mini is torn down and a jelly scrolling effect is also explained. This so-called

Part one: iFixit’s initial iPhone 13 Pro teardown reveals larger camera modules, bigger battery and more

The repair gurus at iFixit have published their teardown of Apple’s new iPhone 13 Pro smartphone. As always, the teardown reveals a number of interesting

iPhone 13 Pro iFixit teardown reveals important repair changes

Apple has always frowned on third-party, especially DIY, repairs to protect its secrets as well as its reputation. It has implemented hurdles in both hardware

Galaxy Buds 2 iFixit teardown hints at a disappointing trend

It has pretty much become expected that almost all smartphones, especially high-end ones, aren’t built to be easy to repair. They might be designed to

OnePlus Watch iFixit teardown reveals no hidden surprises

Although it isn’t exactly its first wearable, the OnePlus Watch is the company’s first dip into the smartwatch pool. Not all first tries come out

M1 iPad Pro iFixit teardown reveals XDR Display Mini LEDs inside

Confirming months of rumors and speculation, Apple finally launched a new iPad Pro with two rather significant changes. Its shift to an Apple M1 chip

iFixit gives the new 24″ M1 iMac a proper teardown treatment with a 2/10 repairability score

It’s only been a few weeks since the first shipments of Apple’s new M1-powered 24”iMac hit doorsteps around the globe and iFixit has already shared

Apple TV 4K 2021 iFixit teardown reveals an unexpected problem

Apple isn’t exactly known for making its products repair-friendly, at least not by unauthorized third-party service providers. There are, however, times when it does seem

M1 iMac iFixit teardown reveals the big changes within

This year’s new iMac generation will probably be best remembered for looking like gigantic iPad Pros. Of course, there are changes invisible to the naked

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