Samsung Epic 4G disassembled by the FCC

By on September 1, 2010 at 1:23 AM.

Samsung Epic 4G disassembled by the FCC

Ususally we see photographs like these from ifixit or iSuppli, however the source of the above image is none other than the FCC. Now that the Samsung Epic 4G is “street legal” the FCC has released images of the innards of the WiMax capable handset. If you’re interested to know exactly where the Hummingbird processor is located in relation to the Qualcomm CDMA radio hit the jump. The FCC’s website holds the answers to all your questions. Spoiler alert: the two chips are right next to each other! More →

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Nokia N9 pictured, C7 videoed

By on August 19, 2010 at 7:20 AM.

Nokia N9 pictured, C7 videoed

Yesterday, we saw some high-roller images of the Nokia C7 surface on a Chinese blog, and now today we get to see the C7 on video with some images of the N9 slider phone as an added bonus. The C7 video is in Mandarin, but you get a pretty good glimpse at the handsets size and physical layout. We’ve got the three minute clip ready for your scrutiny after the break. Next on deck is the Nokia N9. The device is seen running an unidentifiable operating system (it could be MeeGo though!), and has that Macbook unibody look and feel thanks to its black-over-silver keyboard. For whatever reason, the device’s software was not detailed, but Chinese website tieba.baidu.com did do the honors of dismantling the handset. Hit the jump, have a look, and let us know what you think. More →

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Dell Streak taken down to screws by ifixit

By on August 18, 2010 at 2:31 PM.

Dell Streak taken down to screws by ifixit

The gang over at ifixit have given the Dell Streak its official baptism by taking the gigantic handset right down to the screws. The team notes that the Streak contains a Snapdragon processor, a 5 megapixel camera that “closely resembles” the iPhone 4′s, Gorilla Glass, and a 2 GB non-user accessible micro-SD card. On a scale of 1 to 10, judging how difficult the device was to take part (10 being the easiest), ifixit rated the Streak an 8. Hit the read link to see the blog’s notes and the carnage. More →

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Magic Trackpad taken down to magical screws by ifixit

By on July 29, 2010 at 10:00 PM.

Magic Trackpad taken down to magical screws by ifixit

We’ll be honest, seeing a shiny new gadget get taken down to the screws puts a huge smile on our faces… and why shouldn’t it? Two days after the Magic Trackpad was released by Apple, the gang over at ifixit has done a proper teardown of the device. Spoiler Alert: there were no magical gnomes or elves hiding inside the trackpad. If you still want to know more hit up the read link to see the trackpad takedown. More →

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Xbox 360 Slim taken down to the screws

By on June 18, 2010 at 6:03 PM.

Xbox 360 Slim taken down to the screws

Xbox 360 Slim Processor

Did you order yourself an Xbox 360 Slim? Do you have an innate desire to rip that sucker down to the frame once you get it? If so, AnandTech has got an article for you. The hardware analysis website has meticulously disassembled and documented the inner workings of the new Xbox 360 Slim. From power usage while idle and in gameplay to fan noise while idle and seeking, the tear-down and critique in this article is real candy for the gaming geek. It also contains some great spec comparisons between the original Xbox 360 and the its newer, svelter cousin. Hit the read link and check out the full article in all its glory. More →

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