iPhone 8 is iPhone 7's evil twin
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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

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
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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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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 Wearables

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
Published in Mobiles

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. 

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Low repairability score

Gets 1 out of 10 from iFixit

Worst iFixit score ever

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