Kyle Wiens

Kyle Wiens

I'm fixing the world.

I started iFixit, the free repair manual. Technology will make life on Earth better—if we take the care to do it right. My research has taken me around the world, and I speak and write about repair.

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Meet the machine whisperer who keeps Burning Man up and running

The sprawling metropolis of Black Rock City doesn’t run itself...

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How (and why) to fix your fast fashion fixation

Fashion is a dirty industry. Is the damage worth it?...

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Why unlocking cell phones is a green issue

January 26, it became illegal to unlock your cell phone. This week, the White House spoke out in response. Unlocking...

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Far More Gold Is in E-Waste than in Gold Ore

Electronic waste contains 40-50 times the amount of gold in ore mined from the ground, according to a report last...

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Operation: Fix Toshiba! Raising Funds to Create Repair Manuals

After Toshiba pulled all of their repair manuals from a popular repair site, the iFixit team is taking matters into...

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Sprint Promises "Improved Repairability," But Green Standards Still Fall Short

Sprint recently announced a new set of criteria for their environmental scorecard, used to evaluate phones they sell. "Improved repairability"...