CNET Networks' runs a regular series called "Cracking Open" in which it takes a look inside a variety of gadgets. CNET News.com is publishing this excerpt.
With an innovative design that was meant to grab your attention, the original clamshell iBook from Apple generated almost as much buzz in the IT world as the more recent iPhone. In 1999, personal computer users were generally stuck with the familiar black rectangle laptop, but the iBook came in blueberry and orange and was shaped like a clamshell (toilet seat?). But what was the iBook like on the inside? We find out in this TechRepublic "Cracking Open" gallery.
Caption text by Mark Kaelin.
January 24, 2008 10:00 AM PST
Photo by: Mark Kaelin/CNET Networks
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