If you want to see just how far game consoles have come over the last few decades, check out iFixit's teardown of the Atari 2600
. As you can see, there's not much to onetime king of home entertainment. Just look at how complex an iPhone 4
is in comparison! The Atari teardown was part of a full week of retro console deconstructions
, including the Famicom, Magnavox Odyssey and even the Virtual Boy. Check them out for yourself -- if you think you can handle all that naked, aging PCB.