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DROID X teardown caught on video

DROID X teardown caught on video

We don't know about anyone else, but we can't help but hear the endearing robot from Short Circuit squealing "No disassemble Johnny 5!" when we watch this video of the Motorola DROID X stripped from working handset to constituent parts.  Still, the handiwork of DroidX does at least show us what's happening inside Motorola's latest Android smartphone, and if you ever find yourself needing to replace the display or some other component then the walkthrough could be pretty useful.

Video disassembly after the cut

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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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Apple iPad WiFi + 3G Teardown by iFixit Shows Some New Tricks

Apple iPad WiFi + 3G Teardown by iFixit Shows Some New Tricks

So, now that you've seen and read up on the unboxing of the latest model of the iPad, let's take a look at iFixit's teardown of the magical, revolutionary, and 3G-enabled tablet from Apple. While the majority of it shows the same old, same old (it is, after all, an iPad), there's a few tricks that Apple was obviously holding up their sleeve for just this moment. And, just as you can see from the speed test we ran, it looks like Apple may have hit this one out of the ballpark.

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New MacBook Pro teardown reveals Core i5, modified chipsets, more

New MacBook Pro teardown reveals Core i5, modified chipsets, more

Like any new Apple product, the MacBook Pro has to go through the rite of passage that is an iFixit teardown.  The company have unleashed their usual screwdrivers, spudgers and tickling sticks and whipped open the 15-inch notebook's unibody aluminum case to reveal - in this particular model - the Intel Core i5 processor lurking inside.  While the headline changes are the CPU and GPU, iFixit found a few more modifications that are less obvious.

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