- Pebble Smartwatch
- iPhone 1 and iPhone 6
I liked the teardown of the Pebble smartwatch. It was cool to see how much they packed into such a small space, especially with a large portion of it being the battery (which was only 130 mAh, but supposedly able to last a whole week). The craziest thing was that the screen had to be pried off and ended up being destroyed in the process. This was because in this version of the watch (the Kickstarter version), everything was held tightly together with adhesives. Newer versions utilize screws and are supposed to be more easily serviceable.
Comparing and contrasting the original iPhone with the latest version was actually pretty interesting. It was crazy to see how much some of the components stayed the same and how much others had changed. Although the iPhone 6 is jam packed with more features and components to go with these features, it was quite a bit more organized, as all the components were smaller. I think the main reason that this was possible was because the antenna and logic board had shrunk considerably. I wonder if that’s due to new technology or better sourcing of components?