Cracking Open the 27" Apple iMac (2011)

27" Apple iMac teardown: Separating the front panel from the case

The iMac's from panel is held in place with strong magnets. Using a thin plastic spudger, I separated the magnets attached to the panel from their counterparts mounted to the aluminum case.

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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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