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The Newton, The First PDA
Anecdotes about the development of the Newton, the world's first PDA (8 stories)
“It's always necessary to seek for perfection. Obviously, for us, this word no longer has the same meaning. To me, it means: from one canvas to the next, always go further, further...” -- Pablo Picasso

  
Paul Potts:  (8)
A young third-party developer describes his enthusiasm about the Newton launch. From Usenet.
August 1993
Paul Potts
The Newton Launch,Third Party Developers
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A third-party developer writes on Usenet about the philosophy behind the Newton's data store.
November 1993
Paul Potts
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What recognizing "Jabberwocky" teaches us about the Newton's handwriting recognition algorithms. From a Usenet posting.
December 1993
Paul Potts
Handwriting Recognition,The Original MessagePad,The Print Recognizer
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A third-party developer recounts his brief involvement with an early Newton development effort.
March 1994
Paul Potts
Third Party Developers
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There is more than one kind of memory in the Newton. A third-party developer elaborates on Usenet.
April 1994
Paul Potts
Third Party Developers
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A third-party developer recounts further adventures with startup Fry Multimedia, trying to sell Newton development.
June 1994
Paul Potts
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The Newton's radically different application architecture could occasionally be surprising to developers. Notes posted to Usenet by a third-party developer.
August 1995
Paul Potts
Third Party Developers
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A third-party developer reflects on the death of the Newton. From Usenet.
March 1998
Paul Potts
Third Party Developers
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