✨ Vintage tech secrets revealed ✨ - iMac G3 Slot in emergency exit

 ✨ Vintage tech secrets revealed ✨

Did you know that the iconic iMac G3 had a hidden emergency eject button for its slot-loading optical drive? 🤯 This secret feature was a lifesaver for those moments when a stubborn CD or DVD refused to budge using the regular eject methods.

To access the emergency eject button, you'll need a thin, sturdy object like a straightened paperclip. Gently insert the paperclip into the small hole located on the right side of the slot-loading drive. You should hear a click, and the disc should begin to eject.

This hidden eject button is a testament to Apple's ingenuity and attention to detail. It's a reminder of the craftsmanship that went into creating these vintage machines, and it's a fun fact to share with fellow Apple enthusiasts.

So, next time you're struggling to eject a disc from your iMac G3, remember the emergency eject button. It's your secret weapon for rescuing stubborn discs and keeping your retro computing experience smooth and hassle-free. 😎