The Newton MessagePad – the Apple that dropped to earth

In our sleek i- prefixed times, “Newton MessagePad” sounds as anachronistic as “fax machine” and “floppy disc”. Things were very different 20 years ago. On 29 May 1992, the Apple CEO John Scully introduced the Newton at the Consumer Electronics Show, proclaiming the dawn of a brave new era of...

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May 07, 2014