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Cracking Open: Amazon Kindle Touch (2011)

Cracking Open the Amazon Kindle Touch: Heating the front molding

I used a hair dryer to heat the adhesive that holds the Kindle Touch's front molding to the display assembly. At the same time, I used a thin metal blade to pry the molding loose.

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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