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Huawei’s Mate 30 is completely free from American components

Huawei was banned from working with US firms earlier this year, making it fairly difficult for the Chinese company to access American-made parts. A new

iFixit PlayStation 1 teardown is a blast from the past

It isn’t too often that we see iFixit tearing down legacy hardware, but today is a special occasion. Today marks the 25th anniversary of the

dbrand Teardown limited edition phone skins let you fake transparent backs

Most consumers delight in the colorful gradients that some phones these days sport but there are a few that revel in seeing the things that

Teardown: Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro fails repairability test

It scored a 1 out of 10 When Apple unveiled the new 16-inch MacBook Pro last week, the company touted its hefty power, slightly larger

Pixel 4 XL teardown reveals a mess of parts inside

What should have been the Pixel 3’s redemption may very well end up being worse than last year’s Google flagship smartphone. The Pixel 4 was

Huawei Mate 30 Pro repair is moderately easy as shown by iFixit teardown

If you strip away the uncertainty around it, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro is arguably one of this year’s top Android smartphones. For those in

MacBook Pro 16-inch keyboard first look video shows Magic scissors

The favorite website of anyone attempting to fix their own broken gadgets, iFixit, has published a new video of its 16-inch MacBook Pro ‘Magic’ keyboard

Surface Pro 7 is extremely difficult to repair based on iFixit teardown

Microsoft unveiled quite a number of notable Surface devices last month but there is always an odd one out. The Surface Pro 7 seems to

Surface Pro X iFixit teardown brings unexpectedly good news

Historically speaking, the Surface Pro line has not been kind to the DIYers of the world. It seems that every time a new Surface Pro

Nubia Z20 teardown hints at difficult repairs

Foldable phones are one of the hot topics in mobile tech today but, for a short while, that wasn’t the only eccentric new design in

OnePlus 7T teardown reveals a small, sad fact about its design

T-Mobile just announced that the OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren Edition will be coming someday but most of the people in the US will have to

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

ASUS ROG Phone 2 teardown reveals one critical flaw

Gaming smartphones are designed for a niche market but many of them actually offer the same high-end features of regular flagships at almost half the

Galaxy Fold teardown picks apart Samsung’s redesign

It’s fair to say the Galaxy Fold hasn’t had the most consistent track record when it comes to reassuring build quality, but with a redesigned

And finally: Apple Watch Series 5 teardown reveals new battery design

Welcome to And finally, your weekly roundup of the wearable tech news you might have missed. Dominating the news this week was Amazon as the company

iFixit iPad 7 teardown is a blast from the past

It’s been a big week for iFixit teardowns. First, we saw the company teardown the iPhone 11 after last week’s look inside the iPhone 11

Apple Watch 5 teardown is a very familiar affair

The smaller electronic devices get, the more sophisticated their components become. The more sophisticated components are, the harder they are to repair or replace. Those

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

iFixit iPhone 11 teardown reveals a mystery among the familiar

The iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max might be getting a lot of attention, but today, iFixit turned its focus to the standard iPhone 11.

iPhone 11 Pro Max teardown reveals larger battery, Xcode shows RAM size

Where Android phone makers love to flaunt specs and figures, Apple has traditionally been more secretive about the technical aspects of its iPhones. It prefers

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max battery secrets revealed in first teardown video

When Apple announced the unwieldy-named iPhone 11 Pro Max last week, it promised significantly improved battery life over its predecessor – a boost of around

Huawei Mate 20X teardown reveals chinks in Huawei’s 5G armor

Huawei’s future has been in question ever since it has been put on the US’ blacklist, depriving it of access to US hardware and software.

Nokia 9 PureView teardown reveals phone’s excesses

HMD Global’s Nokia phones are best known for their affordability and pure Android experience but seldom can they be considered exciting or exceptional in features

Hands-on: NZXT’s compact H510 Elite blends sleek RGB-infused looks with easy building

The newest addition to NZXT’s popular H-series cases keeps the iconic minimalist look while adding more tempered glass and RGB lighting. The NZXT H510 Elite’s lineage

Xiaomi Mi A3 official teardown suggests repairs will be easy

Almost every high-profile phone gets one form of teardown or another. Sometimes it’s for the sake of discovering what’s inside. Others, like iFixit and JerryRigEverything,

OPPO Reno Teardown reveals a lot of surprises

Smartphones have almost become boring affairs when it came to teardowns but not in a good way. Most of them tout increased durability and ruggedness

New 13-inch MacBook Pro teardown finds improved battery and non-upgradable SSD

Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro has been given the teardown treatment over at iFixit, with some interesting revelations concerning the battery, keyboard, SSD and more.

MacBook Pro 13-inch 2019 teardown reveals one bright spot

There’s a new MacBook Pro in town, and the first teardown has some not-so-great news for those looking to repair or update hardware on their

ASUS ZenFone 6 teardown is full of strange surprises

We’ve seen all sorts of party tricks OEMs have used to have a more or less completely bezel-less screen. Those ranged from popup cameras to

Google Pixel 3a teardown confirms its repair-friendly design

If you’re looking for the best-looking smartphones in the market, Google’s Pixel phones might not make it to the top of the list. Especially the