Re: [NTLK] Goodbye

From: Thomas Brand <>
Date: Wed Nov 28 2007 - 23:49:03 EST

Grant Hutchinson wrote:
> In a previous message, Joel M. Sciamma typed vigorously:
>>> If it wasn't for the Newton's charm and the surprising
>>> longevity of its handwriting recognition it would have been
>>> dead long ago. It is only because of these two traits, and
>>> the fact it was designed by Apple, that the Newton lives on
>>> in the hands of the faithful today.
>> A little charm goes a hell of a long way!
> A little charm *and* one of cleanest and tastiest-looking user
> interfaces ever designed. That is one of the appeals of Einstein
> ... not so much a replacement of the hardware, but a
> revitalization and rediscovering of the NOS GUI.
> g.
Well just for kicks grab an iPhone or iPod touch and load up my website, on it in mobile Safari. It may not be much of an
functional interface but is certainly a celebration of the Newton, and
fun to see perfectly fitted upon the iPhone's screen.

Thomas Brand

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