Thursday, 26 April 2012

[TechRepublic] Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 teardown reveals efficient hardware layout and replaceable battery

Cracking Open

TechRepublic Member | April 26, 2012

Editor's note
Samsung is jumping into the budget tablet market with a 7-inch device that looks nearly identical to the company's Galaxy Tab Plus, but costs $200 less. This week, I took it apart.

Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 teardown reveals efficient hardware layout and replaceable battery

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Android tablet has a case that's easy to open, clean internal design, and replaceable battery. Read more

Cracking Open the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

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10 more goofy office pranks

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Geeks in costume at C2E2 2012

Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) was held on April 13 - 15, 2012. Take a look at some of the costumes from this year's event. View on site

Kids in costume at C2E2 2012

Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) was held on April 13 - 15, 2012. There were quite a few kids in costumes at this year's event. Here are some photos that were taken by C2E2 attendees. View on site

Obscure costumes at Emerald City Comic Con 2012

Emerald City Comic Con was held in Seattle, WA, on March 30 - April 1, 2012. There were so many interesting costumes at this year's event, that we decided to create a gallery dedicated to the more obscure characters. View on site



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