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The Newton, The First PDA
Anecdotes about the development of the Newton, the world's first PDA (8 stories)
“The creation of art is not the fulfillment of a need but the creation of a need. The world never needed Beethoven's Fifth Symphony until he created it. Now we could not live without it.” -- Louis Kahn

  
Third Party Developers:  (8)
Newton ToolKit started life as a LISP prototype that was used in early Alpha 3rd party developer kitchens
August 1992
Maurice Sharp
NTK,Third Party Developers
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 (5.0)
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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 (3.0)
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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 (5.0)
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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 (4.0)
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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 (4.0)
A third-party developer reflects on the death of the Newton. From Usenet.
March 1998
Paul Potts
Third Party Developers
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 (5.0)
How I learned of the Newton and fell in love. By a third-party hardware developer.
undated
Frank Gruendel
The Original MessagePad,Third Party Developers
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 (3.0)
Hardware developer Frank and his second half use the Newton's faxing feature for the first time.
undated
Frank Gruendel
Newton features,Third Party Developers,The Original MessagePad
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 (3.0)