Microsoft’s Xbox One Costs $90 More to Build Than Sony’s PS4, Teardown Shows

Another unprofitable gaming system hits the shelves.
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iPad Air Has Spendier Display, Costs Less to Make Than Earlier Models

The latest teardown report by research firm IHS shows where Apple is spending more, and less, on its new device.
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Teardown Shows iPhone 5S Costs at Least $199 to Build, $173 for the 5C

Also they’re almost — but not quite — the same inside.
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Nokia Finds Potential Profits in Mobile Market’s Low End

Keep it simple.
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Costs $237 to Build, Teardown Analysis Shows

Samsung buys a lot of components from itself.
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Every Time You Buy a Tablet, an E-Reader Dies

The e-reader is “flaming out.”
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Two More Teardowns Look Inside Microsoft Surface and Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Two more tablets, with very different business models.
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Teardown Shows Apple iPad Mini Costs at Least $188 to Build

IHS dissects the newest member of the iPad family to find out who makes the parts that make it tick, and how much those parts cost.
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Apple’s iPhone 5 Is Pried Open and Its Profitable Secrets Start Bursting Out

Is Apple curtailing the parts it buys from Samsung? Maybe.
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It’s Official: The Era of the Personal Computer Is Over

Long live personal computing.
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Apple: MEM's the Word