After Hours

Cracking Open the PlayStation 3 Slim


With the help of our friends over at iFixit, TechRepublic presents a cracked open look at the inside of Sony's dramatically redesigned, cooler, sleeker PlayStation 3 Slim.

Photo by iFixit, used by permission. The original iFixit Teardown Photo Gallery can be found here.

iFixit is a one-stop-shop for the parts, tools, and repair manuals needed to fix iPods, iPhones, Macs, and more. They make it easy for anyone to repair their Apple hardware.

By Mark Kaelin

Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.