After Hours

Cracking Open the Amazon Kindle

Kindle SD card reader connector

Lifting up what I believe to be the metal EMI shield, you'll find the ribbon cable connector for the Kindle's SD card reader.

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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...