[NTLK] Apple acknowledges Newton (sorta)

Matthias Melcher mm at matthiasm.com
Sat May 15 05:42:55 EDT 2010

On 14.05.2010, at 22:57, Jon Glass wrote:

> On Friday, May 14, 2010, Matthias Melcher <mm at matthiasm.com> wrote:
>> and the Newton would be unusable with the iPhone resolution.
> Actually, the Newton 2100 and the iPhone share the same resolution.
> Just the iPhone dot pitch is tighter.

Yes, that's right. A button that you can easily hit on the Newton using the Stylus would be impossible to hit with a finger. The finger positioning is much less precise. At the same time, the smaller screen would make the button about half size on the iPhone.

 - Matthias

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