ifixit teardowns

iFixit's iPad mini with Retina Display teardown reveals huge battery, unicorn dust

Fixit wasted no time after yesterday's surprise launch of the iPad mini with Retina Display to get their hands on one and tear it apart to see how it's built. The results are in.

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iFixit tears down the new MacBook Pro Retina 13-inch and 15-inch

If you enjoy knowing all about the bits and bobs that go into the technology you purchase, it should come as no surprise to know that iFixIt has already got their constructively deconstructive hands on a pair of new MacBook Pro Retina's  and as such, have already began tearing them down.

The 13-inch is still under way but the 15-inch has been spalyed out in all it's splendid glory and to no one's surprise, there's a lot of technology jammed into that beautiful little chassis. Some favorable highlights as noted by iFixIt about the 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina can be found below.

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New iMac teardowns reveal upgradable Flash storage, more

The folks at iFixit have gotten their hands on Apple's new iMacs in order to do a couple of teardowns to see what's inside. They conclude that the iMacs haven't changed radically inside, though there are some tweaks - some for the better, some worse. iFixit scored the 21.5-inch iMac lower than the 27-inch iMac for repairability. Let's look at why.

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iFixit begins their teardown of the gold iPhone 5s

If you're among those who like to see all the bits and bobs of what makes a device tick, then you'll be pleased to know that iFixIt has now got their hands on a glorious gold iPhone 5s and have begun to tear it down.

At this point, the process is still ongoing so you'll need to head on over to the site to check out the latest updates but we already know how this one ends. Spolier: There's iPhone parts inside.

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New iMac teardown reveals lots of adhesive and almost no end user upgrade options

As with every big Apple product launch, iFixIt has given the new 2012 iMac the teardown treatment. Unfortunately, it only receives a repairability score of 3 out of 10. Most of this is attributed to the difficulty level of replacing common items such as RAM or a hard drive. This time around, it's no easy task.

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