After Hours

NOOKcolor Teardown

Completely disassembled

The NOOKcolor was surprisingly easy to disassemble. It uses standard Torx T5 screws and none of the key components are soldered to the PCB. Despite the ease with which the NOOKcolor came apart, it really isn't a user-serviceable device.

Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublic

Caption by: Bill Detwiler


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