Re: [NTLK] Emate redux?

From: Brian (
Date: Thu Jul 03 2003 - 08:47:48 PDT

>From: Jim Witte <>
>Haven't looked at the specs, but the "screen" area (dare I call it a
>screen??) looks awfully small to me, and it doesn't look like it folds
>down. Looks basically like a cross between a mailstation and a
>blackberry to me, at least in terms of physical interface.

A friend got one of these (Alphasmarts, not sure how different this newer
model is) for a son with learning difficulties; for typing homework
assignments, going to and fro home/school (middle school), printing,
hooking to mac/PC via USB I think. Works pretty well for that. And it's
much more kidproof than a laptop.


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