Motorola Droid Bionic Lapdock Teadown: Removing the external case screws
The first step in disassembling the Lapdock, is to remove the exposed screws located on the bottom cover. I was able to remove all the Lapdock's external and internal screws with a Phillips #00 screwdriver.
Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic
Caption by: Bill Detwiler
Bill Detwiler has nothing to disclose. He doesn't hold investments in the technology companies he covers.
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 support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.
I appreciate the teardown pics! I recently obtained one of these, and the volume is not controllable under Android ICS. A speaker plugged into the Bionic's headphone jack is controlled normally from the keyboard controls, however. One of the things I have considered is replacing the USB audio setup with a standard powered amp that simply plugs into the Bionic's headphone jack instead, so getting a look at how much/little room I have to work with is extremely helpful! Thanks!
/.\ . /.\ . /.\ . / I see this unfolding as the Motorola Sync wave. All others will excel, but as far as the clone capes and inter-cross-integration methods, Moto?? will reign pure!
Is this a teardown of the Atrix LapDock? Motorola announced the replacement to this LapDock. How does the LapDock 100 compare to the older Atrix Lapdock?
The Atrix Lapdock, the 100 and now the 500 are all different versions. The 100 caters to multiple devices, while the other 2 are specifically intended for single devices.