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Cracking Open the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight

Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight teardown

Released in May 2012, Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight is lighter than the standard Nook, has an antiglare screen protector, and an integrated light. In this Cracking Open gallery, I show you what's inside the new Nook Simple Touch and reveal the secret behind its GlowLight.

For a detailed analysis of the teardown, check out my article and video, Nook GlowLight teardown reveals secrets behind integrated light and lower weight.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic 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 ...