Talk:Apple Newton

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Hardware models[edit]

What different models of the Newton were there? What are the physical dimensions of various models. Funkyj (talk) 20:56, 23 July 2009 (UTC)

For some obscure reason, there is a separate article here: MessagePad —Preceding unsigned comment added by Mwaisberg (talkcontribs) 09:07, 31 December 2009 (UTC)

Dylan section needs review[edit]

i noticed that the section on the dylan programming language says that one reason for lack of acceptance was it's lisp-like syntax, which would make sense if versions of dylan made available to developers actually had a lisp-like syntax, but it didn't, mostly because the designers of dylan realized that lisp-like syntax probably wouldn't go over well.

the authors of this article would be aware of this had they bothered to read the wikipedia ariticle on dylan! (or any other history of the language.)

if this is wrong there may be other mistakes, so a fact check is probably in order. also, since this wasn't the reason of apple pulling the plug, it might be nice to know what acutally was. (could the sudden industry-wide interest in java had anything to do with it?) (talk) 00:23, 11 January 2010 (UTC)

Better coordination between newton related articles?[edit]

there are several articles related to the newton platform, newton based products, etc. the contain a lot of overlap, and yet some topics seem to fall through the cracks. it might be good to work out some of coordinated revisions. (talk) 00:26, 11 January 2010 (UTC)

Newton, Inc.[edit]

What role did Newton, Inc. play?-- (talk) 21:35, 23 June 2010 (UTC)

PDA Project[edit]

Under the "Development" section, it states that "the Newton project was a PDA platform", yet elsewhere it is listed as a reinvention of personal computing. This is confusing; that the Newton became the first so-labelled "PDA" is a given, but that was not the original concept or goal. Perhaps "project" should be removed? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 22:42, 14 May 2011 (UTC)

Why change Apple Computer, inc.[edit]

The page lists the developer of the product as Apple, Inc. Apple, Inc, didn't exist at that point, it wasn't until 2007 that the name changed. Is it Wikipedia policy to update names of companies on old products, or should pages accurately depict the name of the company that created the product at the time. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2601:282:600:162B:C74:675C:8ABF:6F18 (talk) 15:53, 20 April 2016 (UTC)

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Better infobox image needed?[edit]

Regarding use of File:Apple_Newton_and_iPhone.jpg.

This is probably a very minor concern, but what is the purpose of that image as the first one in this article? Miniaturization? Two samples from the history of Apple Inc handhelds?
It seems like an anachronism. Shouldn't the comparison be something more contemporary to the Apple Newton, if any at all?
If the purpose is to demonstrate size — well, then, wouldn't it be better to place a ruler or similar measurement device in the image?
— JamesEG (talk) 22:25, 28 August 2017 (UTC)