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    Help Trying to tear down my Galaxy S2. Need Help!

    I just bought a second-hand Samsung Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 and am trying to take it apart to clean all the dust out inside. I am following this guide on iFixit https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Samsung+Galaxy+S+II+Teardown/5861 But I'm stuck at the stage where I have to pry off the back panel...
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    iFixit tears down the Galaxy S9 Plus and gives it a 4 out of 10 for repairability

    iFixit has published its teardown of the Galaxy S9 Plus and gives the device a repairability score of 4 out of 10, which is the same score offered by the Galaxy Note 8.
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    Samsung and iFixit team up for the 'Galaxy Upcycling' program

    Samsung and iFixit have announced the new "Galaxy Upcycling" program which allows users to recycle their old Samsung devices.
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    Google Pixel 2 XL Teardown

    iFixIt has posted a teardown of the Pixel 2 XL. This gives us a nice look at its construction, how easy it'll be to repair, and some details that we may not have known previously about what's under the hood.
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 teardown hits the web

    iFixit's Note 8 teardown gives us a detailed look at the phone's innards. The device will be available September 15th.
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    iFixit's Essential Phone teardown reveals tough repairability

    iFixIt's teardown of the Essential Phone has been posted. The teardown shows a device that would be pretty hard for anyone but Essential to repair.
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    iFixit tears down the Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition

    iFixit has published its teardown of the Galaxy Note 7 Fan Edition, showing a battery which is almost 10% smaller.
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    Samsung Galaxy S8 teardown shows a tough repair job

    iFixIt has posted their teardown of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. They've also figured out how difficult it may be to repair the phone. Due to Samsung's unique Infinity Display that features a dual curve and almost zero bezel, the company finds that it may be almost impossible to repair...
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    iFixit ranks the LG G5 as the "Most Repairable Phone in 2016"

    iFixit has published its report on which devices are the most repairable, and shares that the LG G5 is the best option, with the Pixel and Pixel XL coming in 2nd place.
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    This iFixit Essentials Toolkit gives you the most essential tools to fix anything

    iFixit has released a new toolkit which gives ou all the essential tools you'll need if you want to repair your electronic devices as well as random household DIY fixes.
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    iFixit teardown shows Google Home is based on the Chromecast

    iFixit has published its teardown of Google Home and shows that the device's hardware comes from the 2015 Chromecast. The company also gives it a 8 of 10 in terms of repairability.
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    Samsung Galaxy Note 7 teardown reveals innards

    iFixIt has released their teardown of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. The teardown serves to show us what's beneath the hood of the phone, as well as how easy it may be to repair. iFixIt scored the device 4/10, where 10 is the easiest to repair.
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    Pixel C teardown shows it's difficult to repair

    iFixIt's latest teardown is here. They took a journey inside the Pixel C to see how easy it is to repair. According to them, it isn't, as Google used some very strong adhesive to keep many parts in place, and this adhesive even holds the display in place which must be removed to access other...
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    Huawei P9 teardown published by iFixIt

    iFixIt's latest teardown features the Huawei P9. These teardowns serve to show how easy it may be to repair individual components in a device. The Huawei P9 received a 7/10 in this department, with 10 being the easiest to repair.
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    HTC Vive teardown gives us a look inside a VR headset

    Wondering what it looks like inside a VR headset? iFixIt has posted one of its famous teardowns, but this time it's for the HTC Vive. The teardown aims to show how easy or difficult it is to take a device apart and fix it. The HTC Vive scored 8 out of 10, with 10 being the best.
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    LG G5 heads to iFixIt for a teardown

    The LG G5 has finally made its way to iFixIt, a company known for their in-depth teardowns and analysis. iFixIt says the LG G5 is incredibly easy to take apart, and it scored an 8/10 for repairability (with 10 being the easiest).
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    iFixit publishes their teardown of the Oculus Rift

    The Oculus Rift has been in development for years and the VR headset has been through multiple revisions with each new dev kit. Now that the first customer version is available, iFixit has just released their teardown of the device. As with all of their teardowns, we get step by step...
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    The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge gets the iFixit teardown treatment and gets a 3/10 repairability score

    iFixit has published their teardown of the Galaxy S7 Edge, and gave it the same repairability score as the Galaxy S7. Pros and cons of the teardown include. . . - Many components are modular and can be replaced independently. - Unlike the S6 Edge, the battery can be removed without first...
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    iFixit tears down the Galaxy S7 and rates it a 3 out of 10 for repairability

    iFixit has finally published their official teardown of the Galaxy S7 and they gave it a pretty low score of 3 out of 10. Pros and cons of the teardown include. . . - Many components are modular and can be replaced independently. - Unlike the S6 Edge, the battery can be removed without first...
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    Teardown Videos of the ZTE Axon from iFixit

    A member-contributed teardown by Alex Lin has just been published on iFixit. The teardown is done in a series of 16 videos and walks you through the entire process from beginning to end.
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    The modular Fairphone 2 gets a perfect 10/10 in iFixIt's teardown

    iFixIt tore down the Fairphone 2, a modular smartphone. That modularity seems to be the exact thing a phone needs to score perfectly on iFixIt's repairability scale.
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    iFixit Teardown Gives Us a Peek Inside the Difficult to Repair Nexus 6P

    There are a number of reasons for the very low score. The back cover and screws can be rather tricky to remove and there’s plenty of adhesive used to prevent tampering. Once inside, the teardown reveals that the internals are all connected together on one large assembly, with the exception of...
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    iFixit Tears Down the Nexus 5X

    One thing remains constant though, we’re still tearing down Nexii as fast as they (in this case, LG) can make them! Today we’re looking at the Nexus 5X—successor to the Nexus 5 which impressed us with its modular design and ease of access.
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    iFixit Tears Down the Samsung Galaxy Note 5

    iFixit does their traditional teardown of the Note 5.