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Cracking Open the Apple TV 2012

Apple TV 2012 teardown

Its release may have been overshadowed by the 3rd generation iPad (launched at the same event), but the 2012 Apple TV should please fans of the Cupertino company's streaming media player.

I cracked open the 2nd generation Apple TV in 2010 and was curious to see the new chips inside the 2012 model. Follow along as I crack open the 2012 Apple TV.

For a detailed analysis of the teardown, check out my article and video, Apple TV 2012 Teardown: Upgraded processor, wireless chip.

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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...