Newton MessagePad

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Date Introduced
1993
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 8 in.
Manufacturer
Apple Computer, Inc.
Credit Line
Gift of David Belknap
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
X2358.2002A

Newton, the pet project of Apple CEO John Sculley, was an elegant attempt at realizing the pen-based dream. Like the EO, it was beautifully designed, but suffered many of the same faults, including poor handwriting recognition and high price.