Before the iPad, there was the Newton ? The Register

Adrian Burgess classiccmp at discordance.org.uk
Tue Jul 27 11:42:58 CDT 2010


I think I've still got a Magic Cap demo disc for the PC somewhere, but
that's as near as I ever got to any of their stuff :)

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 12:17:55PM -0400, Curt @ Atari Museum wrote:
> 
> Then also you have to remember General Magic too...
>
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Magic
>
> Adrian Burgess wrote:
>> And the AT&T EO 440 & 880 :
>>
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EO_Personal_Communicator
>>
>> Which used the CPU that was originally created for the Newton project
>> (at least according to the Wikipedia page on the Hobbit :))
>>
>> And the Momenta preceeded /that/, but not sure if that actually
>> shipped...
>>
>> On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 03:59:49PM -0400, Curt @ Atari Museum wrote:
>>   
>>> And don't forget - there was the Atari ST Pad (aka - STylus)
>>>
>>> http://www.atarimuseum.com/computers/16BITS/stpad.html
>>>
>>> "Eggs Freckles" -- Doonsbury using a Newton...
>>>
>>> http://www.doonesbury.com/strip/retro/timeline/90s/930827.html
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
>>>     
>>>> http://www.theregister.co.uk/2010/07/26/newton_messagepad_120/
>>>>       
>>
>>   

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