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Old Moto G teardown

Kimberly Drennon -

Motorola Moto G 1st Generation

Motorola Moto G 1st Generation Teardown

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My Problem

Needed to destroy storage on old phone before it's sent to recycling

My Fix

The "Repair" as it is hasn't happened yet because when you open up the Moto G, everything is covered in metal panels. I wanted to drill into whatever was the storage area before sending the phone off to recycling so that nefarious people can't get at my husband's info (he used it for banking). Since everything is covered and nothing is labeled, I'm a bit stuck on this issue.

My Advice

ISSUE (since repair stories are the closest thing to product reviews around here) The one thing I'd change on the 64 Bit Driver Kit is the flexible extension piece. The bits stay in the handle via magnetism, but the extension piece doesn't have a magnetic holder on the end, which means all the bits will fall out if you even turn it sideways. Having bits fall out of the extension is less than useless so they should either fix the extension piece so it actually works or do away with it and lower the price of the set. It didn't matter to me, but I imagine for somebody else that would be frustrating.

64 Bit Driver Kit Image
64 Bit Driver Kit


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