THX1138 at dakotacom.net
Wed Aug 9 22:28:34 CDT 2006
Ray Arachelian wrote:
> Don wrote:
>> Pulled a Newton (110?) out of the trash today
>> (complete with power, faxmodem, carrying case, etc.)
>> Appears to work.
>> Can these be repurposed? Or, is it just an oversized,
>> underpowered "notepad"?
> They are quite nice, but 120's and 130's have much better handwriting
> recognition, and the 2100 is the best/most useful of the Newton line.
> But of course, you can't beat free. :-)
Yes, as they say, "The price was right" :>
> 110's can be quite useful in
> various ways, such as a graphics tablet with the right drivers on the
> PC/Mac end, or as remote controls, and of course as they're intended: as
It would be a realistic (not just a toy) replacement for my
pen&paper address book (which always sits in my desk drawer)
as it would give me some added flexibility (i.e. search).
But, I would have to extend it's current "Names" implementation.
And, figure out how to back it all up to a PC/Mac.
> Start here: http://www.unna.org/ and http://www.newtontalk.net/ Note
> that there is a huge Newton community out there.
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