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Cracking Open the Amazon Kindle

Chips on the bottom of the Kindle's main PCB

A cluster of chips are located on the bottom of the Kindle's main PCB.

Photo by Bill Detwiler/TechRepublic.com

About Bill Detwiler

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...