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12/11/2010 / eullkim

Tuoch screen device 1990s (newton to palm)


 Apple suggested the idea that portable touchscreen device.
1993 : Newton (Message pad)


It was not the first PDA but a portable computer.
Apple contiued produce this product till 1998.
however at that time technology was limited.

Ram of the device was only two to eight megabites. Here’s a specifics below.

 The biggest problem of newton was betwixt and between.

Failure of  Newton –> Palm (the first PDA)










 Left : Palm / Right: Newton

The developers of Palm admitted the technical limits.
And found the solution from the connetion.
Instead of improve the fuction, they desided to offer a hot sinc which provide connection with one;s own PC.


People thought  PC and the portable device for other purposes.


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