Pebble Steel teardown
The Pebble Steel is definitely more stylish than the original Pebble smartwatch, and thanks to its metal body and several design changes, it's also easier to disassemble.
In this Cracking Open gallery, I walk you through the process of disassembling the Pebble Steel and give you a tour of the internal hardware. For a detailed analysis of the teardown, check out my article and video, Pebble Steel teardown reveals easy-open case, removable components, and more storage.
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Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.