Apple’s latest and greatest tablet, the iPad Pro, officially went on sale today, November 11. Wasting no time, the crew at iFixit have torn the new machine apart. In the name of science, of course.
Magic Trackpad 2, new Magic Keyboard, and Magic Mouse 2 receive the teardown treatment; earn 3 of 10 in repairability score
Three days ago, Apple launched a series of new accessories, all of which improve upon design and functionality from the devices in which they replace.
On March 11, the iFixit crew managed to get their hands on the 11- and 13-inch early 2015 MacBook Air lineup, and did what they do best: took them apart.
During the Spring Forward event on March 9, Apple not only unveiled a brand new MacBook, but also highlighted minor changes to the 11- and 13-inch MacBook Airs as well.
iPad mini 3 gets the teardown treatment, reveals glued Touch ID Home button and low repairability score
Finding out how something ticks, or how easy (or difficult) it is to repair on your own, is an important aspect to our gadgets for quite a few people. For anyone interested to see what makes Apple’s new iPad mini 3 tick, a new teardown is just what you’ve been waiting for.
Now that the iPad Air 2 has made its way to people all around the world, and in-store availability is picking up, it’s no surprise that a teardown was right around the corner. iFixit, as usual, has already cracked open the thin shell of Apple’s newest flagship tablet.
If you’re wondering how much it costs to build an iPad mini (given the retail price of $329 and that Apple makes an average margin of over 40% on its products), here’s your answer: $188