[NTLK] Newton to MacOS X connection

From: Andreas <MessagePad2000_at_laposte.net>
Date: Wed Feb 21 2007 - 02:04:49 EST


Welcome !

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and more precisely this (on connection) :


Automatic Google translation is fun too on these pages :-)

Best regards,


Le mercredi 21 février 2007, newtontalk@newtontalk.net
(newtontalk@newtontalk.net) a écrit :

>Hi, I just became a first-time Newton owner of the messagepad 2100 (Hey, at
>least I know it won't be made obsolete by a new model!) after reading for
>years about the value of these devices. Having used a variety of Palms and
>Treos, I can definitely understand the appeal of this device--the interface
>is totally intuitive, the screen is generous, and with the print recognizer
>one really can use pen input efficiently. The shape recognizer in the
>drawing tools is excellent--why doesn't that exist in a handheld today? I'm
>amazed at how much Apple got right with the 2100.
>My Question: My unit is a nicely-reconditioned but bare-bones one from J&K
>Sales. It did not come with a connectivity option. Ultimately I would like
>to be able to add programs and move files, especially text for reading and
>edition back and forth. I have an iBook G4 (the last generation before the
>switch to Intel).
>What are my best options for connectivity? Wi-Fi would be great, but my
>network is WEP protected and I've heard that causes problems. Bluetooth
>would be a possibility. Of course, USB. Thanks for any thoughts or
>direction on this.

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