Cracking Open the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Summary: Bill Detwiler cracks open the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9. Inside this Android tablet, he found hardware from Samsung, Texas Instruments, and Broadcom. By Bill Detwiler | November 14, 2011 -- 05:21 GMT (21:21 PST) Follow @billdetwiler Previous | Next Image 39 of 55 Topics: Laptops, Hardware, Mobility, Samsung, Tablets Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.