After Hours

Cracking Open the Amazon Kindle

Kindle - Back cover removed

Sliding off the Kindle's removable back cover, you'll find the SD card slot, battery, and eight Phillips 000 screws. You must remove these screws before detaching the case's back panel.

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About Bill Detwiler

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...

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