Sir Apfelot Blog

1 November 2021

MacBook Pro 2021 - Battery replacement made easier!

Screws, glue, folding mechanisms, flat cables and other obstacles make repairs to modern technology sometimes very time-consuming. There are hardly any possibilities for users who want to quickly carry out repairs themselves or replace a component. With the batteries [...]
27 March 2020

Sir Apfelot newsreel week 13, 2020

Even if it looks as empty and quiet in many places on the streets and in the alleys as on a rainy Sunday: today is Friday. And that means there is a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. Naturally […]
19 December 2019

Apple Mac Pro Teardown: iFixit certifies repairability

For some time now, you can buy the Apple Mac Pro 2019. The supercomputer for creative minds already showed a module structure during its presentation, which indicated that it could be easily repaired. This has now been [...]
23 September 2019

Apple iPhone 11 Pro (Max) teardown from iFixit reveals data

Over the weekend I saw that iFixit put an iPhone 11 Pro teardown and an iPhone 11 Pro Max teardown online. As usual, it is shown in detail how you can take the respective smartphone apart [...]
9 April 2019

Apple iPad Air 3 (2019) teardown from iFixit reveals tablet internals

As reported a few days ago, iFixit took apart the current iPad mini, among other things. Various technical data such as the 3 GB RAM and the 5.124 mAh battery with 19,32 Wh came to light. [...]
3 April 2019

iPad mini 5 (2019) teardown from iFixit reveals technical data

Apple likes to hold back with its devices with regard to technical data such as RAM, battery capacity and the like. However, the repair helpers from iFixit regularly disassemble the most varied of devices, evaluate the possibility of repair and show [...]
20 July 2018

Sir Apfelot Wochenschau - Apple and tech news of week 29

We are close to the weekend again, which means that it is time for a new Sir Apfelot newsreel. This Friday I will present you the Apple and Tech News that I received in calendar week 29 in [...]
6 November 2017

iPhone X teardown: iFixit shows hardware of the Apple flagship

Ten years after the first real smartphone from Apple, the iPhone X recently hit the market. First presented at the Apple September Keynote 2017, it is now in the hands of users who [...]
26 September 2017

iPhone 8 teardown: iFixit shows the inner workings of the Apple smartphone

At this year's September keynote, Tim Cook and his team from Apple not only presented the Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular and the iPhone X, but also the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus. [...]
7 March 2017
Securely unscrew the Nintendo Switch, take it apart, repair instructions, Joy-Con, display. Battery mAh capacity, screwdriver tripoint, iFixit teardown Nintendo Switch

iFixit: Open Nintendo Switch, view and replace hardware & repair the console

The specialist site for teardown articles and repairs of technology, iFixit, has taken on the Nintendo Switch, gained knowledge while unscrewing it and is busy collecting tips and instructions for repairing the Switch. If you use the Nintendo Switch [...]