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Chromecast teardown reveals “ginormous” heatsink

As we often see when new gadgets come available, they get torn apart by folks on the interwebs. In this case we are referring to the Chromecast and the group that sacrificed a device was iFixit. The interesting, and perhaps somewhat unsurprising part here is that the teardown revealed very little on the inside of the plastic.

Google Glass teardown shows us the tiny tech inside

Google Glass has been making waves across the tech segment, and those waves finally culminated in a teardown of the product itself - something which we certainly have nothing against checking out. With a Torx T5 Screwdriver in hand, and some time (and money) to kill, someone did just that, and this is the result.

OUYA teardown shows us the insides of a mini game console

The OUYA game console has been pretty popular lately, and with the device shipping to thousands of buyers over the next month or so we'll only be hearing more. While reviews have been mixed, the potential for the Android-powered game console are quite high. Today the folks from iFixit are back with another teardown. Showing us the insides of the OUYA.

GALAXY S 4 teardown finds plastic on the inside, too

The Samsung GALAXY S 4 flagship smartphone is now out and in the wild. Arriving on doorsteps and in reviewers hands this phone is finally here. In the usual fashion the folks from iFixit have a nice little teardown like they do with every device, and so far the GALAXY S 4 sounds pretty good. Finding plenty of plastic on the inside - just like the outside - but more importantly it scored high on repairability.

HTC One gets an iFixtIt teardown

The HTC One is made from a solid block of aluminum and is touted as having a zero gap construction. Well, as it turns out, the lack of gaps in the construction was not all that much of a deterrent in terms of getting inside the smartphone. Granted, we wouldn't suggest this for everyone, however the folks over at iFixIt have said that a "small amount of heat and a suction cup were all that was required to create a gap." Yes, the HTC One has been torn apart.

Pebble smartwatch tear down ends with destruction

We should be used to seeing our devices torn apart by the iFixIt crew. After all, we have seen the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and countless other devices torn apart and opened up. This latest however comes a little bit different. The latest is for the Pebble smartwatch and differs in that the watch ends up being destroyed.

Nexus 4 gets teardown by iFixit – looks pretty inside and out

The brand spankin new LG Nexus 4 is certainly a pretty smartphone, but now we’re getting a look at the inside and seeing it’s just as pretty under the hood. The folks from iFixit just finished giving the Nexus 4 the usual teardown treatment and we get to see everything that makes this quad-core Android run. As usual we have a comprehensive breakdown of the hardware, as well as some neat photos of that wireless charging battery cover.
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