The Nintendo Switch is essentially a hybrid console meant to bridge the gap between portable handhelds like the Game Boy and traditional systems like the Nintendo Wii. The problem, however, is that it’s severely underpowered and basically works like a glorified tablet. Now, thanks to a new teardown, we have better…
When Nike released its self-lacing HyperAdapt 1.0 sneakers last year, people went crazy for them, even with their outrageous $720 price tag. But does anyone actually understand how they work?
The NES Classic Edition sold out everywhere in a matter of minutes yesterday. Nintendo has promised that more are on the way but that means you have to do things like wait and have patience. The internet is here to help. This video is a twofer. You can experience the vicarious joy of opening that sucker up and you can…
The HTC Vive is a wonderful—if flawed—piece of VR hardware. Now iFixit has shown us exactly what lurks inside it.
This week, tech hardware site Fictiv sat down with a bunch of classic Nintendo controllers and...tore them apart, all in the same of science/entertainment.
As is tradition with new gadgets, the cruel folks at iFixit have torn the iPad Pro from limb to limb for our entertainment and education.
Electromechanical vibrators actually have a long history—consumer versions have been around for more than 100 years. But how do they actually work? To find out, we did a teardown on a nice cheap vibe: the Platinum Edition Butterfly Kiss from California Exotics Novelties, pictured here in all its garish pink glory.
We’ve already seen inside the iPhone 6, and now iFixit has torn apart its larger sibling, too. This is what lurks within the iPhone 6 Plus.
With the arrival of the iPhone 6S in eager hands around the world today, iFixit has already torn the new phone apart. Here’s what’s inside.
We’re still some hours away from the new iPhone launch here in the States, but over in Australia, the iFestivities are already underway.
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…
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…
More than any other gadget (yes, even smartphones), battery life for smartwatches are a huge selling point. Instead of being just another gadget tethered to another cord or charging dock, a longer battery life means more convenience for a wearable that for the past century never really required charging.
The new Oculus Rift, codenamed Crystal Cove, may only be for developers—but it is oh-my-god good. Now, iFixit had ripped it apart so we can see what powers it.
We wanted Amazon's recently released Fire Phone to be many things, but most importantly, we wanted it to be (relatively) cheap like all Amazon hardware. So when Jeff Bezos announced the Fire Phone's $650 price tag ($200 on contract), there was some definite sticker shock.
So your iPad charger goes kaput, and you aren't so keen on giving a pretty penny to Apple (yet) again. It can't be that bad to buy a cheapo one online right? It even looks exactly like real Apple charger! But then it heats up like a burning coal and stops working after a couple weeks—because it's a real piece of crap…