Ervino Cus ercus at me.com
Wed Apr 17 05:06:43 EDT 2019

Magic Cap OS was a early ‘90 short lived NewtOS “enemy”, in the today “iOS vs Android” style:



> Il giorno 17 apr 2019, alle ore 10:52, Forrest <newton_phoenix at mindspring.com> ha scritto:
> I have several searches set up on eBay for various hard-to-find items; one of these is a Data General One laptop and parts, circa 1984.
> This was my first laptop; purchased in May 1998 at a secondhand store in Parker, AZ for $100, IIRC. I loved this device, although I struggled with its usage at first. I’m always looking for parts, etc. I also have a Data General One Model 2T, which features a hard (“fixed”) drive and backlit display.
> Anyway, yesterday this search picked up this guy: a Data Rover 840 (I’m certain based on the word “data” in the search criteria).
> https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-NOS-General-Magic-Cap-DATA-ROVER-DATAROVER-840-VINTAGE-PDA-PC/333160472764?pageci=7802c66e-d2ce-48ad-a382-da74ac8cd82d
> Who out there is familiar with this model? (I’d bet Grant has about 3—🤔😉 just kidding! I have a small device/PDA collection, but nowhere near as impressive as yours.)
> Listed as NOS in excellent condition for $199.
> Mahalo,
> Forrest
> Sent from my T-Mobile iPhone 6S Plus
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