Cracking Open the Apple iPad

Apple iPad connector cable

The large connector that runs down the center of the battery assembly, attaches the components at the bottom of the iPad to the main logic board at the top.

Photo by iFixit, used by permission

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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