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Amazon's Echo speaker promises to make your life better by being a Siri for your kitchen, an always-listening assistant you can ask for help when your hands are covered in batter. The folks at iFixit got one, and naturally started ripping it apart. Once you dive in, it looks like spare parts for the Death Star.
We're glad to know that the Mac Mini is back — but has it changed much inside? Fortunately, iFixit has torn the sucker apart to find out what lurks within.
Google's Project Tango tablet is an amazing bit of hardware that made us finally realise that computer vision could be useful for regular people too. So now that iFixit has ripped one apart, we're pretty excited to see what lurks within it.
The Amazon Fire Phone's tricks are pretty sophisticated, even if they're never really put to good use. And its innards are complicated to match, according to a teardown by iFixit. But damned if they aren't pretty to look at.
Microsoft's new Surface Pro 3 might be the greatest laptop-tablet hybrid that you don't really need, but what exactly lurks inside it? Fortunately, iFixit has torn the thing apart so we don't need to wonder any longer.
Jake Roper, of YouTube channel VSauce3, is great at pulling things apart. After tearing down a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, he's turned his attention to the Oculus Rift, the now-Facebook-owned VR headset that is the current darling child of virtual reality enthusiasts. This great stop-motion video shows Roper taking the Rift to pieces and marking each component, so you'll learn a few things along the way.
Google's Project Tango isn't coming to stores near you anytime soon. You wouldn't even know what to do with it if it did. Still, the folks at iFixit got their hands on one and tore it apart. What's inside? Mostly a ton of crazy cameras, with a phone almost as an afterthought.
The Mac turns 30 today, and what better way to celebrate than with a good ol' fashioned autopsy. iFixit proves that can be a lot more fun than it sounds with its classic 128K Macintosh teardown, a beautifully gory history lesson.
Nest managed to do the seemingly impossible with its Protect: it made a smoke detector... exciting. But what lurks within that beautiful shell? Fortunately, iFixit has ripped one wide open to find out.
We've already seen what lurks within the new Xbox One, but what about its sidekick the Kinect 2.0? Wonder no longer, because iFixit has ripped the innards out of the clever little camera to see what's what.
The Xbox One is (almost) here, and it's a magical future machine — when it's working. But inside that behemoth box iFixit found something there's not so magical or futuristic: a bit of empty space.
The PS4 has landed, and it's great — but what lurks beneath its slick, slanted frame? Fortunately, that's not something you need to keep wondering, because iFixit has gone and torn the console down so we can all see the guts within.