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Retro Apple: The Apple Newton MessagePad Was Well Ahead of Its Time

The Newton MessagePad series was truly a product line that was ahead of its time. It was the most highly anticipated product of the early 1990s, offering many smartphone features — without the phone, of course — in a portable package. The devices had a controversial life and never really achieved the mass popularity hoped for by the man who shepherded the Newton MessagePad through its development — John Sculley.

Mac Tablet Now Shipping ;-)

OK.. the Axiotron Modbook, currently the world's only Mac-based tablet computer, has been shipping from our docks since 2007.  Apple has had the trademark of TabletMac transferred from Axiotron to Apple within the past year, sparking more interest into the...