Cracking open the Apple iPad 3G

Apple iPad 3G: Metal case top

At the top of the Apple iPad 3G's metal case, you can see the inside of the black plastic "RF window". Attached to this plastic strip are one of the cellular antennas and the GPS antenna.

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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...

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