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If opening stubbornly adhered Samsung devices was an Olympic sport, our teardown room would be filled with gold medals.

We take a minute to stretch while the iOpener works its magic, softening the adhesive under the rear glass.

Bang! The gun sounds. We fly off the starting blocks, iSclack and opening pick in hand. Pop! The rear glass dislodges from the chassis. Whoosh! The rest of the adhesive didn't stand a chance. Ka-pow! We're in.

And the crowd goes wild. Okay, but really. This is something of a delicate procedure, and we still miss the days of plastic peel off rear cases.

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