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TechRepublic Head Technology Editor Bill Detwiler dissects the latest tech products and analyzes the internal hardware, giving consumers a look inside their favorite gadgets and helping them make smart tech purchases.

TechRepublic Head Technology Editor Bill Detwiler dissects the latest tech products and analyzes the internal hardware, giving consumers a look inside their favorite gadgets and helping them make smart tech purchases.
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TechRepublic Head Technology Editor Bill Detwiler dissects the latest tech products and analyzes the internal hardware, giving consumers a look inside their favorite gadgets and helping them make smart tech purchases.

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Episodes

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus teardown: What's inside?

3/14/2019
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TechRepublic's teardown experts Bill Detwiler and Jason Hiner dissect the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus to find out where Samsung moved all the new tech components.

What's inside Tile Bluetooth trackers

3/8/2019
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Tile's latest Bluetooth trackers have longer range and better battery life. But how does Tile fit all that tech into such a small device? Bill Detwiler and Jason Hiner tear down four types of Tile trackers to find out.

Dissecting the Google Home Hub and Amazon Echo Show 2

1/25/2019
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How are smart displays engineered and what's inside of them? TechRepublic's Cracking Open experts Bill Detwiler and Jason Hiner take apart the Google Home Hub and the Amazon Echo Show 2 at CES 2019 to find out.

What's inside the all-weather Nest Hello video doorbell?

9/26/2018
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The Nest Hello video doorbell is an all-weather high-quality video camera with tons of tech packed into a small device. Watch TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler and Jason Hiner tear one down to see what's inside.

We cracked open the Galaxy Note 9

8/29/2018
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The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is one of the more difficult phones to get into. See how TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler and co-host Jason Hiner accomplished that task -- with an unfortunate casualty along the way.

Cracking open the Amazon Fire TV Cube

8/15/2018
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How does the Amazon Fire TV Cube communicate with all your electronics? TechRepublic's Bill Detwiler and Jason Hiner crack one open to find out.

Cracking Open a phone after 2 months in the ocean

6/27/2018
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This week, Bill Detwiler explores the insides of a Samsung Galaxy S6 that was submerged in salt water for two months. Erin Carson joins him to tell the story of how the phone was lost and then found again.

10 years of Cracking Open the Apple iPhone

6/30/2017
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A decade ago, Bill Detwiler cracked open the original iPhone. As Apple celebrates the phone's 10th anniversary, he celebrates 10 years of taking them apart.

Cracking Open Snapchat Spectacles

3/9/2017
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Bill Detwiler cracks open the Snapchat Spectacles and shows you the tiny tech that makes these specs smarter than your average shades.

Sparks fly as we cut open an Apple Pencil at CES 2016

1/8/2016
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Sparks, smoke, and a little fire as Bill Detwiler cuts open an Apple Pencil live on the CNET stage at CES 2016.

Hoverboards can be fun but also a serious fire hazard

1/8/2016
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At CES 2016, Bill Detwiler cracks open a self-balancing scooter, explores the hardware inside, and explains why they can pose a serious fire hazard.

Cracking Open: Amazon Fire 2015

12/21/2015
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Bill Detwiler cracks open the Amazon Fire, explores the hardware inside and uncovers the tech inside Amazon's $50 tablet.