How To: Fix That Broken Gadget Yourself

I am all about the DIY. In fact, between hours spent watching home improvement TV and looking up home renovation how to's online, it almost fells like I could build a house from scratch....well almost. What I haven't done, because frankly I have been to scared to, is ripped open my iPod to replace a now faulty battery. Maybe if I wasn't flying blind and had step by step instructions with high quality photography to hold my hand through the process I would give it a shot. It looks like that time has come. ifixit.com is looking to help the DIY Mac crowd with detailed repair guides, replacement parts and all the necessary replacement tools. Now, instead of sending your gadget away or tossing it, you can fix it and squeeze more life out of it. Good for your pocket and for the planet.

Check out more of the repair guides and product breakdowns here.

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