|Type||Personal Intelligent Communicator|
|Operating system||Magic Cap|
|CPU||MC68349 16 MHz Motorola Dragon|
|Memory||1MB Random Access Memory and PC Card|
|Display||480 x 320 pixel LCD|
|Connectivity||2400 bit/s modem|
|Power||6 AAA alkaline batteries or AC power or Sony camcorder Li ion rechargeable pack|
The Magic Link was a Personal Intelligent Communicator marketed by Sony from 1994, based on General Magic's Magic Cap operating system. The Magic Link PIC-1000 was brought to market by Jerry Fiala Sr at Sony. The "Link" part of the name refers to the device's ability to send and receive data over a modem.
- Address Book
- Clock and Calendar
- Fax machine (Kobes Japan model only)
- Pocket Quicken
- Sony AV Remote Commander
- AT&T PersonaLink Services
- America Online mail client
The device features prominently in the documentary film General Magic about the epic rise and fall of General Magic.
- "Company of Firsts".
- "Magic Link PIC-1000 Communicator". 1996-12-27. Archived from the original on 1996-12-27. Retrieved 2021-06-26.
- "Magic Link Users Guide (primary manual)".
- "SONY MAGIC LINK(TM) WINS 1995 PC WORLD WORLD CLASS AWARD". PR Newswire. 1995-06-23. Retrieved 2010-02-22.[dead link]
- "PIC-2000 Magic Link Communicator". 1996-12-20. Archived from the original on 1996-12-20. Retrieved 2021-06-26.
- "General Magic". 2018-04-20. Retrieved 2020-01-18.