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Cracking Open the Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Cracking Open Kindle Fire HD: 1GB Samsung K3PE7E700M-XGC(2) LPDDR2 SDRAM and 1.2GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4460 SoC (includes Power VRSGX 540 GPU)

The 1.2GHz dual-core TI OMAP 4460 SoC is mounted under the 1GB Samsung K3PE7E700M-XGC(2) LPDDR2 SDRAM chip in what's called a package-on-package configuration.

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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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dcolbert
dcolbert

On the lock-screen of your Kindle-Fire with Special Offers? Hilarious. :)