Apple TV 2nd Generation (2010) Teardown Summary: Bill Detwiler cracks open the 2nd gen. Apple TV--released in 2010. See the hardware inside Apple's second attempt to put iTunes on your TV. By Bill Detwiler | October 6, 2010 -- 08:02 GMT (01:02 PDT) Follow @billdetwiler Previous | Next Image 34 of 51 With the power supply and status light cables disconnected, we can lift the A2nd generation Apple TV's PCB away from the case.Photo by: Bill Detwiler / TechRepublicCaption by: Bill Detwiler Topics: Apple, Hardware, Mobility Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.