Motorola XOOM (Verizon) Teardown

Motorola XOOM: Removing the external case screws

The first step in opening the Motorola XOOM is removing the two Torx T5 screws located along the bottom edge. Luckily Motorola didn't use any security screws--like the annoying pentalobe screws Apple is using on several devices.

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