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DSi XL teardown

Our BFFs over at iFixIt went medieval on the just-released Nintendo DSi XL. They sort of looked at it as practice, keeping themselves in shape and head-sharp for this Saturday’s iPad release. You know they’ll be the first in line, screwdrivers and spudgers twitching in their hands. On the DSi XL teardown, Kyle writes:

Nintendo used a shrink ray on the “reverse” setting to develop the XL from a stock DSi. The obvious changes are readily visible on the exterior — larger size, larger screens, even a larger stylus — but we also found several internal updates once we opened our unit.

Nintendo DSi XL Teardown


Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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