Surface Pro X proves tablet repairs don't have to suck

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Gif of Surface Pro X opening procedure

Microsoft fixed the Surface’s stickiest problem

The Surface Pro X shot up five points on our repairability scale—after the Surface Laptop 3 did the same thing last month—making it more repairable than any iPad. Inside, we were pleased to find a replaceable SSD and an easier-to-open display.

Surface Pro X SSD removal with play button

Watch: Inside the Surface Pro X

See the easy-peasy SSD removal in action (so easy, in fact, that we already made a guide for it) and get a closer look at this weird thing we found on the board.

AirPods Pro in their case

AirPods could be repairable, but Apple doesn't care

Last week, our AirPods Pro Teardown revealed another unrepairable mess. With discontent growing over AirPods' disposable design, we investigated various reasons why Apple would continue to make a throwaway product.

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Level up your Pro Tech

Already have a Pro Tech Toolkit, but want to add more skills to your repair-toire? We've got three expansion modules to take your Pro Tech to the next level: Dissassembly, Diagnostic, and Movement

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