[NTLK] eNtourage Pocket eDGe = possible Newton replacement?
kcfoxie at gmail.com
Sun Jul 8 11:36:14 EDT 2012
I am interested in your experienced with it as I have wanted one for a
while but not had the ability to pull the trigger...
On Jul 8, 2012 11:33 AM, "Lloyd Conway" <doc_retro at juno.com> wrote:
> Greetings, All:
> Having just picked up an eNtourage Pocket eDGE (the goofy
> capitalization is from the manufacturer) off eBay, I wanted to ask the List
> if any had experience with it. While nothing is likely to really be a full
> Newton replacement, this item appears to offer some potential:
> 1.) It has dual screens, one, a 6", for reading ebooks (ePub and .pdf
> formats) and writing with a stylus and one function ing as a 7" Android
> 2.) It has HWR and can convert notes to .pdf (but not, so far as I know,
> to text).
> 3.) The reader/writer screen is low-gloss like the Newt''s
> 4.) It has decent wifi capability, e-mail, and a browser
> 5.) Just like the Newt, it's out of production. They go for about
> $100-125 on eBay, unless you're like me and will take one with blemishes
> for less.
> After trying a Toshiba Portege tablet PC w/Ubuntu and finding it to
> be too big (though small for a laptop) and too limited (HWR no better than
> what Android offers), I decided to try this. It's only a day since it
> arrived, but I wanted to share my experiences with the List, in case any
> are interested in a device that offers at least some of what we miss in a
> post-Newton world.
> -Lloyd Conway
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