Re: [NTLK] I just got a Newton! And now for some questions.

From: Jeffrey M. Swiger (
Date: Fri Jun 21 2002 - 01:36:25 EDT

Look here for software:

As far a sync, You can use Entourage, Claris Organizer (Palm Desktop)..
You first have to get NCU it's in the Apple /Mac in the above

On Friday, June 21, 2002, at 01:27 AM, Nicholas Gillock wrote:

> Well, I've been wanting one for awhile, so I finally bought one off of
> ebay. There's only a couple of problems I've found with it. I hear you
> guys talking about "jaggies". And that this has something to do with
> the screen. The Newton I just got has a problem where when you right it
> is edgy and it kind of makes the lines I write jump. Is this what you
> are talking about? If so, is there anyway to fix it? The screen also
> won't align very well, the right side (side with PCMCIA cars) is always
> off. Another question I've got it about how to synch it up with my
> powerbook. The Newton has very little software. My powerbook is a G3
> 333mhz computer. I don't have a clue how to connect them. I have been
> reading all of the online FAQ's and I've found it can be done basically
> through serial, IR, or Ethernet. My problem is, I don't have serial,
> and to use one of the other two methods, I have to first get some other
> piece of software onto the Newton, therefore running my in circles.
> I'll probably end up getting the SER-001 things so I don't have to worry
> about a dongle (I hate dongles!). But how do I get it connected to the
> powerbook to install software on it. Lastly, my battery doesn't last
> very long (under 24 hours). Can they be refurbished? Well, I guess
> that was more than a couple questions, but you all seem to know your
> stuff when it comes to newtons.
> Nick
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