Not only was the handwriting recognition software cool, but the “Ink text” and Sketch features were ahead of their time. You could quickly scribble down notes and drawings on the same screen and then come back later to convert your hand written words into clean text for exporting. I never saw a Palm Pilot do that?
Then Apple killed the Newton. A sad day for many.
Now, it seems, Apple is developing again a potential PDA built upon OSX and the success of the iPhone and iPod-Touch. Using the multi-touch technology this could be the bridge between slate-computers and PDA’s.
Next thing you know, there will be the merger between all these gadgets. What will it be?
- Apple Insider
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