IFixit tears down Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is only beginning to reach Apple fans who pre-ordered the device, and as soon as repair expert iFixit got its hands on the smartwatch, it immediately got to work and tore down the wearable piece by piece. iFixit has given the Apple Watch a “repairability score” of “5 out of 10,” with […]

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 iFixit tears down Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge – reveals smartphone is very difficult to repair

iFixit is renowned for taking new devices apart, which is exactly what the repair expert has done soon after getting its hands on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. Its teardown of the device reveals a pretty low repairability score, meaning it is very difficult to repair. iFixit gives the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge a “repairability […]

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 iFixit reveals HTC One M9 not at all easy to fix – ships with scratched screen

iFixit has gotten its hands on the new HTC One M9, and has torn the device apart piece by piece in all iFixit-fashion. The teardown reveals that the Taiwanese phone maker’s new flagship is extremely difficult to fix, which is probably the reason HTC launched “Uh-Oh Protection” (phone replacement for cracked screens) in the US. […]

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 Google Nexus 6 teardown reveals it is fairly easy to repair

Repair experts at iFixit have taken the Google Nexus 6 apart, piece by piece. The teardown reveals that the smartphone is fairly easy to repair, giving the device a “repairability score” of “7 out of 10” (10 being the easiest to repair). [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsvFDdoF_h0&w=560&h=315] What makes the Google Nexus 6 easy to repair? According to […]

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 See the BlackBerry Passport get taken apart in new video

Want to see the BlackBerry Passport get taken apart by using the simplest of tools? Watch the video below to see it all happen. Here’s the video: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F0G-868Ngi0&w=680&h=383] The video is in Vietnamese, but at least you get to see that it’s fairly easy to take the Passport apart. Sure, it’s not as intensive […]

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 Samsung Gear Live teardown reveals ‘repairability score’ of ‘8 out of 10’

It looks like repair experts at iFixit have been busy taking wearables apart. It has torn down the Android Wear-powered LG G Watch and now it has done the same with the Samsung Gear Live, giving the smartwatch a “repairability score” of “8 out of 10.” This simply means that the device is easy to […]

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 LG G Watch gets taken apart – gets a repairability score of ‘9 out of 10’

Deciding whether to get the LG G Watch or not? Is repairability the largest deciding factor? If so, repair expert iFixit has taken the Android Wear-powered smartwatch apart and reveals that the wearable is very easy to repair, giving the device a “repairability score” of “9 out of 10.” Why is the LG G Watch […]

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 Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Fit may be easy to fix but cost of repair will be too expensive

According to repair experts at iFixit, the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Fit are relatively easy to repair, with the biggest obstacle being the screen glued to the body. The wearables may be easy to repair, but the cost of repairing the devices will be like buying a brand new one, a report is saying. […]

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 Samsung Gear Fit torn down by iFixit – given a ‘repairability score’ of ‘6 out of 10’

Repair experts at iFixit have taken the Samsung Gear Fit apart and have given the wearable device a “repairability score” of “6 out of 10.” [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1Sis0-qGEg?feature=player_embedded&w=640&h=360] There are two things that make the teardown process easy. These include: While it’s a bit of work, users can replace their own battery, greatly extending the useful […]

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 iFixit tears down Samsung Gear 2 – turns out it’s easy to fix

The Samsung Gear 2 is the Korean tech giant’s new smartwatch. Like any watch, it comes with minute components, which may make you think that it will be difficult to repair if ever it gets damaged. Apparently, the wearable is easy to fix, according to repair experts at iFixit. iFixit has given the Samsung Gear […]

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