IFixit experts took apart a couple of new Apple devices at once to assess their performance.
First, a brand new all-in-one iMac revealed its secrets. Its incredibly thin for a candy bar body went to Apple engineers a hard job. Among other things, this also affected the maintainability, which the authors rated only 2 points out of 10 possible.
Only a number of modular components were recorded as pluses. For the rest, a PC can be distinguished by a non-removable power supply, the difficulty of replacing the display, the impossibility of changing the drive and RAM, and an abundance of glue.
And on the motherboard, iFixit specialists discovered a mysterious button with three LEDs, the purpose of which is unknown.
Unlike the new iMac, the new Apple TV 4K is highly maintainable. She earned 8 points out of 10, however, her remote control is much more difficult to disassemble.