It’s no secret that Huawei’s devices have often struggled in the hands of YouTuber JerryRigEverything. He does durability tests on popular smartphones, and quite a few devices on his shelf of shame are Huawei devices. They’re generally durable, but the bend test gets them almost every time.
The Razer Phone is the first smartphone from the gaming company, but technically it’s the second from Nextbit. Razer bought the company out and it’s easy to see the resemblance of the Razer Phone to the Nextbit Robin. Everything from the speaker grills to the ... Read More »
The Essential Phone feels like an incredibly built device. With a titanium frame, a ceramic back, squared off smooth edges, and a hefty weight, it screams premium and simply feels amazing. There aren’t many devices that evoke this sense of quality. Essential even put a tag with info inside the SIM ... Read More »
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The Nexus 6P is not an easy phone to repair, according to iFixit. The site gave the device a score of 2 out of 10 for repairability after tearing it apart and seeing what’s inside. Hint: it’s a lot of glue.
To remove the screws holding the metal body together you have to remove pieces ... Read More »
It’s important for your devices to last you at least one day of use. You don’t want to be carrying around a useless device just because the battery ran out. That’s why there’s so much focus on the battery size in the current crop of Android Wear watches. The Gear Live has a 300 mAh ... Read More »
iFixit has performed one of its usual teardowns on an unusual device, Google’s prototype Project Tango tablet. Project Tango is Google’s initiative to create a device that uses 3D mapping to render the world around you in software. As such, there’s some pretty interesting hardware inside the Project ... Read More »
The first two Android Wear devices, the Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch, have just received a customary teardown by iFixit. Shockingly, iFixit found that while both devices are indeed small, they’re fairly easy to repair. The G Watch, in particular, was a breeze to take apart, earning a 9/10 in terms of being ... Read More »
The LG G3 impressed a lot of us tech enthusiasts when it was announced earlier this week. With its 5.5-inch 2560×1440 display and incredibly thin bezels, it’s a dream phone for many. However, it’s also important to determine how the device is designed and how long it’ll last. Having a removable battery is great, but what about ... Read More »
HTC went to great pains during the launch event to talk up the durable aluminum construction of the HTC One M8 and iFixit has confirmed that assertion after taking the device under its knife (and all of the other tools it uses to eviscerate shiny new gadgets).
The HTC One M8 actually doubled the score ... Read More »
Many of you have probably purchased one of the (literally) most awaited devices in the history of Android. After being announced at CES, the Motorola Droid Bionic took over 8 months to be released. It went through its fair share of delays and revamps/upgrades and now it’s in your safe hands. Of course, ... Read More »