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Apple TV Torn Asunder by iFixit

Apple TV Torn Asunder by iFixit

As is customary, the folks over at iFixit have begun their tear down of a brand new gadget, trying to find out what makes it tick, as well as how to take it apart and put it all back together. While there may not be as many surprises as one would hope inside the little black box, there are some pretty interesting take-aways from the tear down. Like the amount of memory therein, the RAM available, as well as the few random parts from other Apple devices.

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iPod Touch 4th Generation Torn Apart by iFixit

iPod Touch 4th Generation Torn Apart by iFixit

No surprises here: iFixit is tearing down the iPod Touch 4th generation, and they're having fun the whole way through. As always, the fine folks over there are finding just how you'd go about taking your brand new iPod Touch apart, if ever you'd have to get something done within the case, and felt like doing it yourself. Or, had to do it yourself (for whatever reason). The teardown itself is still happening as of this writing, but there's already a few interesting things to take away from it.

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iPod Shuffle 4th Generation Gets Torn Down by iFixit

iPod Shuffle 4th Generation Gets Torn Down by iFixit

You'd think that iFixit would try and catch a break every once in awhile, but considering how many new pieces of interesting technology get released on a nearly daily basis, we imagine that they can't afford to take a break. There are just so many different things to tear apart and find out how they tick, right? The newest member of the iPod Shuffle lineage, the fourth generation, has fallen into the grips of the fine folks over at iFixit, and as you might expect, a teardown is in order.

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Nintendo Famicom Torn Asunder by iFixit

Nintendo Famicom Torn Asunder by iFixit

While some people may like to put things together, in little Do It Yourself projects, there's others that get their kicks by tearing things apart. The fine folks over at iFixit are some of those people that would fit quite nicely in the latter category. Well known for tearing apart some of the most high-profile devices out there, all in the hopes of figuring out how they tick, it's good to see that they're going back in time, to find out how some of the ancient pieces of tech out there, that helped shape today's day-and-age, worked. That's where Nintendo's classic Famicom comes in.

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iPhone 4 teardown reveals 512MB RAM, Gorilla Glass & costly screen replacement

iPhone 4 teardown reveals 512MB RAM, Gorilla Glass & costly screen replacement

Last we heard, iFixit were in the process of tearing down an iPhone 4 and exposing its delicate innards to the world.  That's now finished, and we've got a whole list of parts that help make the Apple smartphone's hardware special.  Top of the list for most will be the doubled RAM over the iPad - 512MB versus 256MB, as expected - but there's also an FM radio receiver and a Gorilla Glass fascia.

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The Daily Slash: June 22nd 2010

The Daily Slash: June 22nd 2010

Did it feel like Wednesday to anyone else? We had to check our calendar's a few times today, just to make sure it really was Tuesday. You'll have to forgive us -- we don't get out much, as you can probably imagine. In any event, welcome to tonight's edition of The Daily Slash, Tuesday-style. Tonight, in the Best of R3 Media, we've got some more Cease and Desist letters being handed out, Apple's sold a ton of iPads, and the iPhone 4's showing up at Walmart. As for the Dredge 'Net, the iPhone 4's getting torn down (legally), there's rumors about iOS showing up on other things, and we've got a German robot.

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