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Slideshow: Apple iPad 4 Teardown

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etmax
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Re: Why the Timing?
etmax   11/14/2012 9:15:54 AM
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At a guess they will have added things that caused a loss in market share compared to of tablets like 4G etc.

Rob Spiegel
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Re: Nice teardown
Rob Spiegel   11/13/2012 10:36:54 PM
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Sending it off to recycling would be a shame, Jenn. I feel like saying, "Give it to me. I'll put it back together!"

Charles Murray
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Re: Nice teardown
Charles Murray   11/13/2012 6:14:14 PM
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I agree, Rob. The printed circuit board looks tiny -- must be about 1" x 3".

NadineJ
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Re: Nice teardown
NadineJ   11/13/2012 3:40:56 PM
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Tear downs make great artwork.  There was as store window that had a "tear down" of a motorcycle in Asia recently (can't remember the exact city).  Each piece was suspended from the ceiling with wire.  It was beautiful.

If Allan frames his tear downs, he could have a side career as an artist!

Jennifer Campbell
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Why the Timing?
Jennifer Campbell   11/13/2012 2:20:47 PM
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This just seems so odd to me. Why would Apple release the iPad 4 and the iPad Mini on the same day? Furthermore, I have not seen any advertising for the iPad 4. Anyone have any insight/opinions as to the timing of this release?

Jennifer Campbell
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Re: Nice teardown
Jennifer Campbell   11/13/2012 2:19:11 PM
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Interesting question Rob! I'd like to see this pile of parts put back together, but sadly, I'm pretty sure it gets sent to the electronics recycling bin.

 

Rob Spiegel
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Nice teardown
Rob Spiegel   11/13/2012 12:36:17 PM
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This is an interesting teardown. It's surprising how small the actual brain is for the Apple iPad 4. So what happens after the teardown? Is the product re-assembled for use?

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