Hardware

Cracking Open Apple's G3 iBook

Rear View of the Second Gen G3 iBook

The air vents in the middle of the rear panel play a crucial role in exhausting heat from this system. As we'll see later in this gallery, behind the white plastic vent housing is the actual metallic heat sink designed to help cool the laptop.

By Erik Eckel

Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...