Re: [NTLK] WriteRight replacements from Strong Engineering?!

From: Patrick Jendraszak (
Date: Thu Jun 13 2002 - 23:01:39 EDT

Do the replacements from Strong Engineering cut down on the visibility
of the Newton? There was an earlier thread where folks said the NuShield
makes the Newton screen a little bit dark, hampering visibility and
making users turn on backlighting more frequently. I admit that it
happens to me. So I am curious about how these make the Newton "look"....


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A Message from Patrick Jendraszak

On Thursday, June 13, 2002, at 01:53 PM, Gary Moody wrote:

> I was cruising eBay, and saw an auction for screen protectors for
> telephones, Palms, like that. The auction bragged that "We cover
> everything", so I went to the site. I don't particularly like the stiff
> screen protectors (i.e. RoadRunner or their replacements) and have been
> hoarding my remaining WriteRights for 2 years.
> Okay, they have screen protectors for the 2X00 and the eMate.
> Hmmm...cost...12 sheets for...$8.95!!?! Must be a's
> correct. Okay, they must be inferior to the original WriteRights...but
> at
> $8.95? What the hell...ordered some for both the 2X00 and eMate.
> Got them in...they're good, arguably as good as the original
> WriteRights.
> The adhesive is not as strong/persistent as WriteRights - a good thing.
> Cover the whole screen, not just most of it. They even have a little
> tab
> (upper-left or lower-right corner) for easy removal. Not bad! We'll
> see
> how durable they are, but at this price I could change them out every 2
> weeks and still be cheaper than WriteRights were. I'll report results
> in 2
> weeks and a month of use.
> Check it out at
> Regards,
> Gary

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