Re: [NTLK] eMates are the coolest Newt ever!

From: Woody Smith (
Date: Tue Mar 15 2005 - 19:23:49 PST

Do the hinge repair!!
The RAM upgrade is well worth it but don't expect much in speed
increase, but some.
I use ethernet with my eMate and 2100 and use them for proof of
capability on the internet but don't consider them to be internet


On Mar 15, 2005, at 9:11 PM, Scott Strungis wrote:

> Hi Listers,
> I just got an eMate in the mail today in pretty good condition. Nice
> hinge
> action. Very little scuffs and sticker residue. At first the battery
> was
> deader than a doornail, but eventually it would take a charge and
> seems to
> hold it when needed. I crammed Newton Internet Enabler, Courier, and
> teh
> Wavelan and 3Com drivers on there. There's about 700k worth of
> storage left
> on the emate after the requisite NIE packages were installed. It is
> SLOW on the internet! I have not put Simple Mail on there yet. I
> suspect
> it will handle basic email better than web access.
> Questions:
> Should I do the hinge fix even though there is no trouble at this time?
> If I go for a RAM upgrade, will things go a little faster for me on the
> emate overall?
> I love this Newt! I can't wait to show my middle school students!
> Scott Strungis

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