May 9, 2011
iFixit’s latest teardown victim is not a shiny phone or fancy tablet, but an FBI tracking device for automobiles.
iFixit, a group best known for ripping open new gadgets and examining their internal components, got hold of an actual FBI tracking device from an “unknown owner,” who found it underneath his or her car. “Being in its presence, we can almost feel our civil liberties being flushed down the toilet,” the group said.
Here are some highlights from the teardown: