Apple newton. An early device in the pda category the newton originated the term personal digital assistant it was the first to feature handwriting recognition. Apple newton emate 300 laptop computer h0208 power supply cord cable ps charger psu. The newton is a series of personal digital assistants pda developed and marketed by apple computer inc.
Earlier albiet simpler pdas have existed as far back as 1984 with perhaps the first being the psion organiser. Tesler was named to arms board of directors as apples representative. Find great deals on ebay for apple newton.
Apple discovered arm and on september 8 1990 the company bought a 43 stake in arm which was split off from acorn and subsequently renamed advanced risc machines. Apple would use the arm6 chip in the newton. The kin the hp touchpad the edsel are all case studies in failurealbeit for different reasons.
Yet in the history of those killings nothing compared to the apple newton messagepad.