Normally, when I crack open a new laptop, tablet, or smartphone, I do the job in our TechRepublic studio. But at CES 2012, I got the chance to conduct a teardown in front of a live audience. Watch Jason Hiner and I on the CNET stage as we crack open the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

For a step-by-step description of the teardown process, check out our gallery, Cracking Open the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.