iFixit slams Apple, Samsung and Microsoft
Published in Mobiles


Design manipulation

iFixit co-founder and CEO Kyle Wiens has exposed how companies including Apple, Samsung, and Microsoft manipulate the design of their products and the supply chain to prevent consumers and third-party repairers from accessing necessary tools and parts to repair products such as smartphones and laptops.

Google Pixel 3a series is quite easy to repair
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iFixit gives them a good repairability score

Now that Google's affordable Pixel 3a smartphones are released, it was just a matter of time before they get a teardown by iFixit, giving them a good repairability score.

iPhone XS has Intel modem inside
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 24 September 2018 09:34

iPhone XS has Intel modem inside


L shaped battery phone starting at 1.149 € / $999+ tax / £999

iPhone XS and XS Max have started reaching their early adaptors, and at the same time iFixit managed to dismantle it and tell us which chips are inside of the precious overpriced phone.

iPhone 8 is iPhone 7's evil twin
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:01

iPhone 8 is iPhone 7's evil twin

It is just the same, only more expensive

If you are thinking of buying an iPhone 8 you might as well save your money and buy an iPhone 7 as it has pretty much the same internals, according to tear-down experts Ifixit

Galaxy Note 7 is pants to repair
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 19 August 2016 11:50

Galaxy Note 7 is pants to repair


iFixit teardown spills the glue

Samsung's newest flagship fablet will be a bugger to repair and will need to be sent back to the manufacturer most of the time if anything goes wrong.

IPad Pro fails iFixit Teardown
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 12 November 2015 13:43

IPad Pro fails iFixit Teardown


Full of glue

IFixit have managed to prove that you really don’t get what you pay for when it opened the back of Apple’s Surface knock-off the iPad Pro.  Apparently you pay for a lot of glue to hold it all together and make it impossible to fix.

Apple declares war on IFixit
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Friday, 02 October 2015 11:38

Apple declares war on IFixit


App pulled from store for pulling to bits

Fruity cargo cult Apple is furious that the tear-down outfit iFixit has dared to take the back off its shiny toys and reveal the outrageous profits the company is charging.

Apple Watch gutted open by iFixit
Published in IoT
Friday, 24 April 2015 11:38

Apple Watch gutted open by iFixit


Model 1553 has S1 chip beneath the plastic

Apple is officially starting to ship to pre-orders and if you are one of the early adopters your Apple Watch might be in the mail as we speak. 

iFixit forces HTC One M9 open
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Monday, 06 April 2015 16:21

iFixit forces HTC One M9 open


Still as difficult to fix as the One M8

HTC has one of the most expensive / luxurious looking Android phones on the market, and the fact that One flagships have a gorgeous all-metal body comes at a price. 

Thursday, 01 August 2013 16:38

Nvidia Shield gets its torndown at iFixit

nvidiashield logo 

Low repairability score