[NTLK] Rebirth of Newtons
woodysmith at me.com
Wed Jul 4 14:50:21 EDT 2012
Go to Simon Bell's site
select Newton Connection and download. You might also be interested
in his email client
Works fine with ethernet, once Newt is set up for ethernet.
Works and notes files are easy to import and export, don't think
syncing is going to happen unless you write an automator script (if
Names sync works possibly with some challenges re: fields best to
Search ICVC, I believe you can import calendars to newt but again I
think syncing is weak
Backlights can be had from <http://www.backlight4you.com/index.php/cat/c47_Backlight-Kits.html/XTCsid/93fbc00d504797daf04c8eba99d7a5e0
search "Newton Sales"
see <http://www.pda-soft.de/2x00backlightreplacement.html> Note that
you have to fully disassemble the Messagepad to get here. I'd set
aside a couple hours and have a clean workspace where tiny screws
cannot get lost. I've done it several times and it isn't too bad but
be aware that you may find surprises, many of the screws go into
plastic and if they have been over-tightened or if it has been dropped
you may find damage. (or cause it). Areas of concern are screws at
bottom of battery silo and on either side of port cover.
In fact the port cover is a good thing to remove since it can sever
the digitizer ribbon if dropped or banged while open.
On Jul 4, 2012, at 11:43 AM, 1michse wrote:
> Ok lads. Just wondering....
> Can anyone tell me the mist modern up to date method of:
> 1. Syncing calendars with MP2000 or 2100 via Ethernet connection.
> 2. syncing contacts / address book via Ethernet connection.
> 3. Installing packages and applications via Ethernet connection.
> 4. Syncing word/works files with computer.
> The computer to sync with is MBP 17" running Mac OS 10.7 latest
> 5. Would possibly like to replace the back light on the device but
> have no idea on how to do this or even where to purchase this.
> Thanks for your kind replies in advance.
> Michael Seibert
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