Apple TV completely cracked openOverall, the Apple TV was extremely easy to disassemble. The unit uses no special security screws and the internal components are readily accessible. In the coming weeks, I'm going to try and install a bigger hard drive and even a different operating system. I'll keep you up to date on how it goes.
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