iBook Clamshell Design Patent
Perhaps you've seen reprints of Apple design patents available for purchase as decorative items online? Save yourself the money - you can view and download these yourself. The 11-page US design patent no. US D35,843 S concerning the Clamshell iBook can be downloaded via Google Patents.
My video: Apple iBook G3 Clamshell HD swap quick and dirty in 8:17 min
There is a much more easy way to put a new harddisk in your iBook Clamshell - only 19 screws.
The trick is to remove the screws in the region where the HD is located and bend the EMI shield in order to fish the HD out. Do not disconnect the IDE and speaker cable to the logicboard
Apple Special Media Event 2001-The 2nd Generation iBook
Here we see Steve Jobs introducing the all new redesigned iBook G3 in 2001.
Your Mac Life on the Move
A Guy goes for a walk with his dog and an iBook Clamshell as iPod replacement. Sadly, the story ends tragically.