Cracking Open Tech Shows: Free video downloads and streaming video
Cracking Open: Google Glass Explorer Edition
Created: 05/14/2013Bill Detwiler cracks open Google Glass and discovers the wearable computer's sturdy construction also makes repairs impractical.
Cracking Open the Samsung Galaxy S4
Created: 05/03/2013Bill Detwiler cracks open the Samsung Galaxy S4, shows you the handset's redesigned interior, and explains why it's easier to repair than previous Galaxy phones.
Cracking Open the Google Chromebook Pixel
Created: 03/14/2013Bill Detwiler cracks open the Google Chromebook Pixel and shows you why it's easy to open and service, but nearly impossible to upgrade.
Cracking Open the Microsoft Surface Pro
Created: 02/20/2013Bill Detwiler cracks open the Microsoft Surface Pro and finds a laptop-like tablet that's extremely difficult to service and repair.
Cracking Open the LG Nexus 4
Created: 02/08/2013Bill Detwiler shows you how to crack open the LG-built, Google Nexus 4 and uncovers a hardware surprise inside.
Cracking Open: Top Five Teardowns of 2012
Created: 12/17/2012From the mediocre Lumia 900 to repair-friendly $7,000 PC, Bill Detwiler counts down the top five Cracking Open hardware teardowns of 2012.
Cracking Open the HP Z820 Workstation
Created: 12/06/2012Bill Detwiler cracks open the HP Z820 Workstation, which packs two Xeon CPUs and up to 512GB of RAM in a near tool-less, super-quiet case.
Cracking Open the Apple iPad Mini
Created: 11/07/2012Bill Detwiler shows you how to take apart the iPad Mini, which is actually more difficult to repair than the full-size iPad.
Cracking Open the Microsoft Surface with Windows RT
Created: 10/30/2012Bill Detwiler shows you how to disassemble Microsoft's first Windows 8 tablet, the Surface for Windows RT.
Cracking Open the PlayStation 3 Super Slim
Created: 10/11/2012Bill Detwiler cracks open the Sony PlayStation 3 Super Slim, examines the internal hardware, and compares the redesigned console to previous PS3 models.
Cracking Open the Apple iPhone 5
Created: 09/25/2012Bill Detwiler cracks open the iPhone 5 and shows you how the redesigned case and interior make it easier to disassemble and repair.
Cracking Open the Kindle Fire HD
Created: 09/20/2012Bill Detwiler shows you how to remove the Kindle Fire HD's back cover, walks you through its redesigned interior, and compares the Amazon tablet to the Nexus 7 and Galaxy Tab 2 7.0.
Cracking Open the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
Created: 08/29/2012Bill Detwiler cracks open the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and shows you how it's a snap to open, easy to service, and an improvement over the 10-inch Galaxy Tab.
Cracking Open the Samsung Chromebox Series 3
Created: 08/22/2012The Samsung Chromebox may look like a Mac Mini. But as Bill Detwiler shows you, this Chrome OS Machine is anything but a regular desktop computer.