Restorations might be as simple as reviving yellowed plastic or removing dust from the guts, but many times they involve replacing critical components like the motherboard.
While fun to watch, this YouTube niche might also open your eyes to just how pervasive e-waste is. Parts of Asia in particular have become a dumping ground for much of the world's discarded electronics.
On a more hopeful note, however, miracle restorations might also act as a reminder that what may look like junk, might just needs a little TLC. Do you really want to throw that PlayStation out, or do you want to boot that sucker up and play some Need for Speed?