Re: [NTLK] OS X's Inkwell, and the Newton Mini

From: Joshua Cearley <>
Date: Tue Jul 10 2007 - 16:46:29 EDT

On Jul 10, 2007, at 11:46 AM, John Derbyshire wrote:

> As the iPhone's OS is an OS X variant might it be possible for some
> clever soul to allow it to use OS X's Inkwell? Presumably this would
> involve using the iPhone's screen as a graphic tablet screen? Result,
> iPhone's the Newton Mini

Unfortunately that just isn't possible even with development tools
available, unless you also sold some kind of special pen for the
iPhone. From what I've read, the capacitive touch screen doesn't work
with any kind of plastic (like pen nibs) and gloves don't seem to work


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