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DIYPad_badge.jpgThe tinkerpaws over at iFixIt managed to scare up the prematurely posted FCC internal photos of the iPad and were able to remove the PDF layer obscuring the manufacturer parts information. Check out their analysis of the FCC photos. Apple requested this information stay concealed until August 17th. Clearly, the FCC ignored them.

iPad FCC Teardown

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


  • Shadyman

    Bingo. Any request for the FCC to push back posting of information is exactly that: a request.

    So yeah, looks like they got ignored :)

  • Gareth Branwyn

    You mean Steve Jobs doesn’t have TOTAL CONTROL over reality yet? Must drive him nuts.

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