Apple Apple Newton M100
Apple Newton Message Pad 100
The Apple Newton MessagePad 100 features a 20 MHz ARM 610 processor, 4 MB of ROM, 640k of RAM (150k usable), and infrared-beaming capabilities in a compact handheld case with a 336x240 pressure-sensitive monochrome display for use with a provided stylus. The Newton MessagePad 100 is effectively identicial to the original Newton MessagePad, but was less expensive, and shipped with a newer version of the NewtonOS (1.2) in ROM. The Newton MessagePad was one of the first series of handheld systems, or PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants), to attempt to recognize natural handwriting and use a basic form of artificial intelligence to 'tie' relevant information together. Please note that Newtons are technically not 'Macs', as they do not operate the MacOS, and instead use the NewtonOS (also developed by Apple).
Released 1993 Country United States Brand Type APPLE Newton Name Apple Newton M100 CPU Class ARM CPU ARM 610 @ 20MHz Memory 1MB RAM, 4MB ROM Sound Chip none Sound 1-bit speaker Display Chip none Display 320x240 monochrome pressure-sensitive for use with stylus Sprites none System OS NewtonOS Storage 385K internal flash RAM for storage Original Price unknown
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Collection of books on the 6502 and compatible CPUs
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InCider and A+
InCider Magazine for Apple Computers, later fused with A+
Peeker, a German language magazine for Apple Computer users.
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