Monthly Archives: August 2013

What They Did After Newton

In his column for The Daily Transcript, Phil Baker writes about the recent twenty year reunion of the Apple Newton Messagepad team. The Messagepad was the first Personal Digital Assistant and Apple started selling it in 1993, and it’s most … Continue reading

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Is It Really Twenty Years Ago That I Bought A Messagepad?

Wired reminds us that twenty years ago this week in August 1993 Apple began selling the Newton Messagepad. The milestone is significant for me as it actually lead to some life changing events. I didn’t know it then, but my … Continue reading

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Hype Is Not The Problem, Reality Is

The reaction to the Motorola X announcement yesterday is fascinating. Most of the reaction that I have seen on Google+ and Twitter has been negative, with most of the negative comments claiming to be a reaction to hype about the … Continue reading

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