The Teardown

Fri, 08/27/2010 - 9:54am


Many of us were first involved in electronics when we took a screwdriver to the radio (or turntable, or tape deck....) as a kid to see how it worked. Tearing something apart gives one insight into the what and how of it, the process and parts with which the device delivers its benefit to the user.  

Performed by, the highlighted teardowns give us a quick look into some of the most advanced and popular devices currently available. Send us a note about what you’d like to see torn down and we’ll take a look into the most popular products.  


Highlighted Teardowns:  

Apple Magic Trackpad

Apple Magic Trackpad

The Magic Trackpad is the first full desktop Trackpad that supports a full set of gestures, including click, scroll, swipe, and rotate, all available at the tip of your fingers. This highlight features the storage, Bluetooth, and touch ICs.  



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MacBook Pro 15' Unibody Mid 2010

MacBook Pro 15-inch Unibody Mid 2010

Apple's need for faster and better processors has led it to incorporate Core i5s and i7s into its latest lineup of MacBook Pros. This highlight features the DVD drive, GPU, and processor IC.


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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini E10i

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini E10i is the smaller version of the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10.

HTC Evo 4G

The HTC Evo 4G is one of the most desirable Android phones today.


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