Curious about what electronics lurk inside certain products? The following articles linked below open up a few products up to see what makes them tick! Make sure to also check out our blogs for more teardowns!
Gas Pump Skimmers
September 6, 2017
Teardown of gas pump skimmers along with how to detect and block them.
SCiO Pocket Molecular Scanner Teardown
July 12, 2017
A teardown of the SCiO, a pocket molecular scanner.
Teardown: DDC Mobile X900
June 3, 2014
Nate picked up a bricktastic phone in China. Let's take it apart!!!
Teardown: Misfit Shine Activity Tracker
April 3, 2014
A quick tear down of the popular fitness tracking device, the Misfit Shine.
Hackers in Residence - Hacking MindWave Mobile
February 26, 2014
Review, teardown, and hacking tutorial for the MindWave Mobile, a $99 commercial grade EEG sensor.
Nest Protect Teardown
January 15, 2014
See the inner-workings of the new Nest Protect in this SparkFun Teardown.
MetaWatch Teardown and Arduino Hookup
August 13, 2013
Tearing down the nifty Bluetooth-enabled MetaWatch. Then building an Arduino sketch to control it.
Leap Motion Teardown
June 27, 2013
Let's see what's inside the amazing new Leap Motion input device!
Nest Thermostat Teardown
November 29, 2011
See the inner-workings of the most advanced thermostat to hit the market, the Nest.
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