Tag: teardown

Video: What’s Inside Your BlackBerry? by Kidela Capital Group


What’s Inside your BlackBerry? from Kidela Capital Group Inc. on Vimeo.

Kidela Capital Group sent us a video they created that details some of the rare earth metals that you’ll find in a BlackBerry. Whether it’s the LCD screen, the motor that runs the vibration notification, or the red color on the blinking LED, rare earth metals are essential to creating an efficient and ubiquitous communication device.

If you’re interested in the learning more about the rare earth market and would like to know some of the differences between companies found around the world, Kidela Capital Group has a Rare Earth Element Company Comparison Report (PDF) for you to view.

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BlackBerry Storm2 Teardown with Nice Pics and Video


The Greek tech blog techblog.gr has taken apart the Storm2 and done a great job of documenting the process. Even if you don’t understand Greek, it’s still great to see the device torn apart. Next, I’d like to see the Storm2 on “Will It Blend?”.
Click through for crisp pics of the aftermath