Google's OnHub Is a Mysterious and Slightly Terrible Device

The OnHub is Google’s latest weird experiment. It’s a $200 router stuffed with fourteen antennas that’s being marketed as a cure-all for people who have a zillion wireless devices with different network needs. But what does that actually mean? I tore down my OnHub with the hardware hackers at iFixit to find out. »9/15/15 1:00pm9/15/15 1:00pm

iFixit Tears Down the One Gadget We All Really Want: a Lightsaber

To celebrate May the Fourth, the most important date on a Star Wars fan’s calendar, iFixit has set aside its Apple Watches and laptops and instead focused its expertise in disassembling on the one gadget everyone in this galaxy (and those far, far away) really want: a lightsaber. »5/04/15 9:31am5/04/15 9:31am

Kindle Voyage Teardown: It Sure Is Cramped Behind That Glass Screen

For those who prefer the finer things in life, Amazon's Kindle Voyage provides a luxurious e-reading experience with a steep $290 price tag—if you also want wireless connectivity. But that didn't stop the folks at iFixit from immediately tearing it asunder once they got their hands on one. If you think the Voyage is… »11/14/14 9:37am11/14/14 9:37am

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Teardown: Lots of Glue Makes For Tricky Repairs

The master disassemblers at iFixit have applied their expertise at turning gadgets into piles of raw components to the Samsung Galaxy Alpha. And while not chock full of surprises, the lack of an official waterproof IP67 rating—like the Galaxy S5 boasts—didn't stop Samsung from being generous with the glue, which makes… »10/02/14 8:49am10/02/14 8:49am

Moto X Teardown: So This Is What Made in the USA Looks Like

If you're curious as to what the lovely Moto X looks like on the inside, the surgical team at iFixit has exposed its designed and assembled in the USA innards for all to see. Apparently, you can see right through the woven black case on the Moto X. iFixit also found some other unique choices inside the Moto X too:… »8/23/13 10:53pm8/23/13 10:53pm