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Motorola Tablets

iSupply teardown prices the parts of the Xoom

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A few days ago we saw the teardown of the Motorola Xoom and the ease with which the 4G upgrade could be performed. Now, we’ve got the cost breakdown of all those parts from the teardown, and the total cost of t…

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Motorola Tablets

Xoom 4G Upgrade: a PR fiasco in the waiting?

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When Motorola announced the Xoom, they said that everyone would get a free upgrade to 4G in Q2. They said, you’ll just have to bring your Xoom to the Verizon store, and they’ll do the upgrade for you.…

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Android Devices

Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab get broken down (literally for one, figuratively for the other)

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The Samsung Galaxy S is probably being released in non-Asian countries next month, and it’s now going through the dissection rites of passage that all new tech products must endure. Meanwhile, the Gala…

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T-Mobile’s G1 has a $143.89 build cost reports iSuppli

Android Phones

T-Mobile’s G1 has a $143.89 build cost reports iSuppli

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Once again the G1 has gotten torn apart, except this time iSuppli was doing the work to determine what the manufacturing costs would come to. The costs which are also know as the Bill of Materials or BOM offer a loo…

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T-Mobile G1 gets the teardown treatment

Android Phones

T-Mobile G1 gets the teardown treatment

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While I rarely open up any device that I purchase, mostly in fear that it will not go back together properly, there is always some joy in seeing the guts. Thankfully, in part due to the web, there are few devices tha…

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