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Wiens chimed in. "The screen is glued to the case. The battery is glued down. The logic board is really glued down. The headphone jack is glued in. The only good news is that the LCD is not fused to the front glass," he said.


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Well it seems apple is really getting into gluing everything down now aren't they.
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They're really stuck on screwing over DIYers.
 
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well it doesn't really scream "premium" build quality
and 90$ for a battery replacement smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Nick0matic View Post

They're really stuck on screwing over DIYers.
DIY? Tablets? Think you have the wrong market wth.gif
    
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Apple "quality" rolleyes.gif
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DIY? Tablets? Think you have the wrong market wth.gif

Why is it the wrong market?
post #8 of 39
Last time I used superglue on my laptop, people looked at me as if I was ET.

I guess this makes it ok now biggrin.gif
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Now i know what i am going to use to fix my broken keyboard :} thanks apple
     
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post #10 of 39
Realistically, why would you even have a need to open a tablet. Repair? Apple does it almost always for free if you have warranty or whatever luck you have.
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