Cracking Open: Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet Summary: Bill Detwiler cracks open the Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet. Inside this Android-based tablet, he found hardware from Texas Instruments, SanDisk, and Hynix. By Bill Detwiler | November 28, 2011 -- 10:46 GMT (02:46 PST) Follow @billdetwiler Previous | Next Image 22 of 42 Topics: Laptops, Hardware, Mobility, Tablets Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.