[NTLK] Is there a way to beam from emate to Mac via IR?

Grant Hutchinson newtontalkmessages at gmail.com
Wed Jun 12 11:52:55 EDT 2019

>> On Jun 12, 2019, at 3:46 AM, Jon Glass <jonglass at usa.net> wrote:
>> I used to beam notes from my Pismo, and packages to my Newt all the
>> time from Pismo. In fact, I installed a mirror behind the Pismo so I
>> could do the beaming without turning it around. I don't remember what
>> software I used, though... It may have been third-party. That was
>> looong ago
> On Jun 12, 2019, at 9:08 AM, Forrest <newton_phoenix at mindspring.com> wrote:
> Yes; I now seem to recall a discussion here on NTLK some time ago—years—about that software.

Gathered from the Newton FAQ ...

It’s possible to use a terminal emulator and Steve Weyer’s Sloup to communicate via IrDA:


Additional information:


Thomas Tempelmann’s Newton Data Browser also works on PPC Macs.


Note that I have not tried these solutions, so your mileage may vary.



Grant Hutchinson
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