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Here’s what’s inside the Xbox One X

As expected, Microsoft spent a good bit of time during its 2017 E3 showcase talking about how awesome its new Project Scorpio – sorry, Xbox One X — is. It’s an extremely powerful >>

Counterfeit iPad chargers are cheap for a reason

Apple is often criticized for selling its chargers at a high profit margin, especially when you can easily find an incredibly cheap version on eBay. Well, it turns out there’s a reason these counterfeiters >>

Teardown reveals $199 Kindle Fire costs $201.70 to build

A recent teardown of Amazon’s new Kindle Fire tablet reveals that the company is likely selling its new Android-powered slate at a loss. Market research and intelligence firm IHS iSuppli on Friday published >>

BlackBerry PlayBook gets iFixit tear-down

The team over at iFixit spent the morning tearing down RIM’s brand new tablet for an in-depth look at the inner-workings of the BlackBerry PlayBook. There aren’t too many surprises, but the firm >>

HTC EVO 4G gets ripped to shreds

Slightly ahead of schedule, the folks at iFixit are back with another on of their famous teardowns, this time focusing on the HTC EVO 4G. Taking apart the Android Wunderkind proved to be >>

Amazon Kindle 2 costs about $185.49 to build, $359 to own

iSuppli is the authority when it comes to manufacturing cost estimates and the firms latest victim is Amazon. According to a new report following iSuppli’s teardown and analysis, the Kindle 2 costs about >>