What are the iPhone 8 Plus top cost drivers? The new Apple iPhone 8 Plus, equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory, carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to USD 288.08 higher than any previous versions of the company’s smartphones, according to a preliminary estimate from IHS Markit.
BOM: Galaxy S8 materials costs highest by far The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to USD 301.60, much higher than for previous versions of the company’s smartphones.
Did we just tear down the iPad Air again? Apple likes to talk big about innovating. Every device is thinner, faster, "funner." Recently they brought the world a four-year-old iPad Air with some new jewelry (A9 processor and Touch ID) and called it the canonical iPad.
Microsoft's Surface Dial turns up for a teardown Tearing down Microsoft’s Surface Studio on Monday last week wasn’t enough. You deserve more. So we pulled out the Surface Dial to see what makes this accessory tick. Or in this case, what makes it click … and spin.
Inside the Microsoft Surface Studio Apple forgot to update iMacs this year, so Microsoft did it instead: enter the Surface Studio. In all honesty, the Studio is actually closer to a giant Surface Pro mounted on top of a Mac Mini, but with an iMac’s sense of style and some sweet hinges.
Nintendo Switch probably won’t burn your hands When you're designing a portable console, you need a huge battery, you need to keep it cool, and you need to be ready for the inevitable tumble.
We tore down the Touch Bar (and the 13’’ MacBook Pro attached to it). Let’s start off with what Apple’s Touch Bar-equipped 13" MacBook Pro isn’t: it definitely isn’t a “touched up” version of the function key’d 13" MBP we tore down last time.
The PS4 got a job and gained some weight Do you even lift, Pro? The PS4 Pro is bigger and heavier than the original, and after a thorough teardown we attribute a lot of that heft to power requirements.
iFixit: AirPods are disposable and unrecyclable Apple AirPods are finally here. Eager to see what’s inside, the guys at iFixit ripped them open like expectant children on Christmas morning. And like children, tears were shed when the box was opened.
German Engineering on the test bench As a company located in Germany, we are proud to announce the first German smartphone on our teardown table: The Shift5.1 by Shift. We also tore down the Wiko Pulp 4G from our neighbors—our first French smartphone teardown.
Fashionably late (to market), but smartly dressed When the Oculus Rift shipped way back in March, it was missing something the competition already had: VR controllers.
How do you open the iPhone 7 Plus? Courage. We mustered up the courage to complete our first of three teardowns: the iPhone 7 Plus.
Sony just won the VR battle The 2016 VR battle rages on. Sony just threw their hat into the ring, debuting their years-in-the-making PlayStation VR.
Apple Watch Series 2: Same same, but different Last time we had an Apple Watch on our teardown table, we encountered the tiniest tri-point screw we’d ever seen.
What Apple didn’t tell you about the new MacBook Pro Fans have waited forever for a MacBook Pro update. And Apple finally released two new MacBook Pros—one with the touted Touch Bar and one with traditional function keys.
We tore down the Jura Impressa A9 Jura’s new automated coffee maker comes along in a fine shell–we wanted to see if the inner life is as good as its look.
Note7 hardware seems to live up to the hype Samsung just launched their latest flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note7 — ...
Hackers prefer HDK 2 VR is hot right now. So hot that we’re finding all kinds of chefs in the VR hardware (and software) kitchen—can you smell what Razer and Sensics are cooking?
Microsoft’s Xbox One S brings significant value gains "Even in this case, while not completely upside-down, margins are still slim once you consider all of the downstream value-add."
Xbox One S teardown: What did you expect? The Xbox One S is the console the people wanted. The console they deserved. Microsoft streamlined, improved, and essentially made a new system—one that still plays your hard-earned current-gen games.
HTC, you’re giving us good Vive-brations Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in an HTC Vive—join us as we escape into virtual reality.
C stands for Confusion Google’s Pixel C launch received such a resounding “meh” that we initially skipped a teardown.
'So like any good engineer, we're gonna break it' I'm Batman – maybe not, but at least I can sound like him. Ok, sound close to him using this mask. But, what are the parts that alters the voice? Arrow to the rescue!
Enter the Oculus. Exit reality. After four long years of development and two iFixit teardowns of pre-release versions, the highly anticipated, OMG, real-deal Oculus Rift is finally here!Load more news
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