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Tandy TRS-80 Model 100 Teardown

techrepublic.com — In this TR Dojo teardown gallery, Bill Detwiler cracks open the Tandy TRS-80 Model 100. Released in 1983, it was one of the first notebook computers.

Dinosaur Sightings: Computers from the 1970s

techrepublic.com — During the disco days of the 1970s, personal computers moved out of the electronic hobbyist's garage or basement and into the office, classroom, and family den. This gallery showcases several 1970-era machines from Steven Stengel's vintage computer collection. Steven has graciously allowed us to republish his photos and descriptions.

Innovation defined: New, useful, real and critical to long-term success

zdnet.com — Summary:Find out how industry experts define innovation and why they believe it's critical to every company's long-term success. Innovation. Every company wants it. Entire books have been written about it. Scores of business consultants make their living off it. And the press are always applying it as a label to whatever product, company, or idea is hot at the moment.

Cracking Open the Apple MacBook (12-inch 2015)

techrepublic.com — The 2015 MacBook isn't just a thinner, lighter version of the MacBook Air. Apple has completely redesigned the laptop from the ground up and unfortunately, those changes also make DIY repairs a real nightmare. In this teardown gallery, Bill Detwiler walks you through disassembling the 2015 Apple MacBook and shows you the hardware inside.

Apple MacBook (2015) teardown: Revamped design makes DIY repairs very difficult

techrepublic.com — The 2015 MacBook isn't just a thinner, lighter version of the MacBook Air. Apple has completely redesigned the laptop from the ground up and unfortunately, those changes also make DIY repairs a real nightmare. The 2015, 12-inch MacBook comes in two base hardware configurations (1.1GHz CPU with 256GB storage and 1.2GHZ CPU with 512GB storage) and three colors (silver, gold, and space gray).

Apple MacBook (2015) teardown: Revamped design makes DIY repairs very difficult

cnet.com — The 2015 MacBook isn't just a thinner, lighter version of the MacBook Air. Apple has completely redesigned the laptop from the ground up and unfortunately, those changes also make DIY repairs a real nightmare. The 2015, 12-inch MacBook comes in two base hardware configurations (1.1GHz CPU with 256GB storage and 1.2GHz CPU with 512GB storage) and three colors (silver, gold and space gray).

Microsoft analyst call: Build and Ignite news in a nutshell

techproresearch.com — Two of Microsoft's most important conferences are coming up. Build 2015 will be all about Windows 10 and Microsoft's Universal App Strategy. Ignite 2015 will be all about the next versions of Office, Office 365, Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, Yammer and more.

Cracking Open the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

techrepublic.com — From the outside, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 looks a lot like the previous model, but Samsung has made several subtle design changes that make the device more difficult to disassemble and repair than previous Notes. In this teardown gallery, Bill Detwiler walks you through disassembling the Note 4 and shows you the hardware inside.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 teardown: New design hampers repairs

techrepublic.com — From the outside, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 looks a lot like the previous model, but Samsung has made several subtle design changes that make the device more difficult to disassemble and repair than previous Notes. With nearly every phone maker, including Apple, offering an over-sized phone, the Galaxy Note 4 (which practically created the phablet category) can't really compete on size alone.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 teardown: New design hampers repairs

cnet.com — Thanks to a redesigned motherboard, the addition of front panel adhesive and other design changes, the Galaxy Note 4 isn't a repair-friendly phablet. From the outside, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 looks a lot like the previous model, but Samsung has made several subtle design changes that make the device more difficult to disassemble and repair than previous Notes.
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