Magic Link

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Magic Link
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The Sony magic Link
Manufacturer Sony
Type PDA
Retail availability 1994-
Operating system Magic Cap
Power 6 AAA alkaline batteries or AC power
CPU MC68349 16 MHz Motorola Dragon
Memory 4MB Random Access Memory and PC Card
Display LCD 480 x 320 pixel
Input Touchscreen (stylus-based)
Camera None
Connectivity 2400 bit/s modem

The Magic Link was a personal communicator and PDA marketed by Sony from 1994,[1] based on the General Magic's Magic Cap operating system. The "Link" part of the name refers to the device's ability to send and receive data over a modem.[2]

A competing product to the Magic Link was the Motorola Envoy. In 1995, the Magic Link won the PC World World Class Award.[3]

Applications[edit]

  • Messages
  • Address Book
  • Clock and Calendar
  • Notebook
  • Spreadsheet
  • Datebook
  • Phone
  • Fax machine (Kobes Japan model only)
  • Pocket Quicken
  • Sony AV Remote Commander
  • Calculator
  • AT&T PersonaLink Services
  • America Online mail client

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