Repair Radio: The Official iFixit Podcast

Repair Radio: The Official iFixit Podcast
Every two weeks, iFixit staff writers and DIYers Craig Lloyd, Kevin Purdy, and Whitson Gordon discuss the latest in the world of repair. They also talk about the stuff they’re fixing and answer your burning repair questions.

AirPods Pro, Restorations Gone Wrong, and Our Favorite Screw Heads | Episode 17
Nov 13, 2019 • 58 min
On this episode of Repair Radio, we discuss our Surface Pro X and AirPods Pro teardowns. We also chat about the stuff we’ve been fixing this week and answer some frequently asked questions.
Our Scariest Repair Moments, Surface Laptop 3 and Pixel 4 Teardowns | Episode 16
Oct 30, 2019 • 50 min
On this episode of Repair Radio, we tell our scariest repair stories in celebration of Halloween, and iFixit teardown engineer Taylor Dixon makes another appearance to talk about our Surface Laptop 3 and Pixel 4 XL teardowns.
Galaxy Fold, Apple’s U1 Chip, and Making Louvers | Episode 15
Oct 16, 2019 • 50 min
On this episode of Repair Radio, we talk about Apple’s new ultra wideband chip, drool over Microsoft’s new Surface laptops and tablets, and discuss our Galaxy Fold teardown (and answer listener questions about it).
Coffee Grinders, Bulging Batteries, and Lots of Teardown Discoveries | Episode 14
Oct 2, 2019 • 43 min
On this episode of Repair Radio, we talk about broken coffee grinders, bulging UPS batteries, and how your car’s computer and engine work together so you can get to work on time. We also recap a busy week full of teardowns.
Raspberry Pi, Chains and Sprockets, and Sliding Into Tim Cook’s Emails | Episode 13
Sep 18, 2019 • 40 min
On this episode of Repair Radio, we talked about Apple’s new iPhones, how to turn chains and sprockets into unlikely weapons, and Congress wants to slide into Tim Cook’s emails. Plus, we answered some of your burning questions.
Apple Making Nice with Repair Shops, Galaxy Note10+ Teardown, and Lots of Hair Spray | Episode 12
Sep 5, 2019 • 43 min
On this episode of Repair Radio, we discussed Apple’s expansion into the independent repair market and why that’s still not good enough. We also talked about our Samsung Galaxy Note10+ teardown and answered some of your questions about the device.
Apple’s Latest Battery Fiasco, Ugly HDTV Antennas, & Old-School Lawn Mowers | Episode 11
Aug 21, 2019 • 45 min
Today on Repair Radio, we’ll be discussing Apple’s latest move to discourage repair, how to build a cheap, ugly, but seriously effective TV antenna, and we’re kickin’ it old-school with lawn mowers. We’ll also be answering some of your burning questions.
Repair Radio Is Back! | Episode 10
Aug 5, 2019 • 38 min
Today on a factory-refurbished Repair Radio, we’ll tell you how to care for your laptop’s battery so it lasts longer, and why function keys are slowly dying. We’ll also be answering some burning repair questions.
Repair Radio #9: Zack from JerryRigEverything + Mysterious Materials in the New MacBook Pro!
May 31, 2019 • 63 min
This week on Repair Radio we welcome our long time friend Zack from JerryRigEverything!
Repair Radio 8: Right to Repair Update
May 10, 2019 • 52 min
On this episode of Repair Radio, we’ll be talking to @uspirg’s Nathan Proctor (@nProctor) about the latest #RightToRepair news.
Repair Radio Episode 7: Samsung Galaxy Fold Q&A with iFixit and Dieter Bohn
Apr 25, 2019 • 61 min
Kyle Wiens and Kevin Purdy chat with Executive Editor of The Verge, Dieter Bohn, about his experience reviewing the Samsung Galaxy Fold.
Repair Radio Episode 6: Right to Repair chat with Rep. Jeff Morris and Kevin Purdy
Apr 15, 2019 • 58 min
This week we welcome former Wirecutter Senior Writer Kevin Purdy to our editorial team and talk to Rep. Jeff Morris about the Right To Repair bill in Washington!
Repair Radio Episode 5: Right to Repair Update with Jason Koebler
Apr 1, 2019 • 53 min
On this episode of Repair Radio, we welcome Jason Koebler from Motherboard and discuss Elizabeth Warren’s national Right to Repair Policy.
Repair Radio Episode 4: Interview with David Pogue and Amanda LaGrange
Mar 15, 2019 • 57 min
This week we’re interviewing New York Times Columnist David Pogue and we’ll get an update on Right to Repair in Minnesota from Tech dump CEO Amanda LaGrange.
Repair Radio Episode 3: The Next Generation of Right to Repair
Feb 28, 2019 • 54 min
Surya Raghavendran and Moses Buckwalter are two young repair techs that inspire others to try DIY repair.
Repair Radio Episode 2: Live Right to Repair Discussion with Louis Rossman
Feb 14, 2019 • 63 min
Louis Rossmann, Michael Oberdick, and Nathan Proctor join us as we talk about right to repair hearings and how to respond to those opposing Right to Repair.
Episode 1 - Right to Repair 2019 Kickoff
Jan 31, 2019 • 57 min
iFixit’s Kyle Wiens and Kelsea Weber to talk about what’s happening in the world of Right to Repair this campaign season.