The Nintendo DSi LL
here in the West) may be big, but it's still susceptible to being dissected by anyone with the proper screwdriver and no qualms about potentially ruining a 200-plus-dollar piece of electronics. In this case, it's the daredevils at PC Watch
who had the guts (and spare yen) to pop open the Big N's newest handheld offering.
The site has posted step-by-step photos documenting the teardown, the highlights of which include a look at the system's larger capacity battery
and downright mammoth mainboard
. Rumors that a member of the site's staff fell into the device and got lost during the process remain unsubstantiated.