Today in Apple history: Newton MessagePad inspires mobile revolution

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August 2, 1993: Apple debuts the MessagePad, the first product in its Newton line of handheld personal digital assistants. The most unfairly maligned product in Apple history, the Newton is a revolutionary device. It predates Apple’s push toward app-based mobile devices 14 years later. Often dismissed as a failure, the Newton ranks near the top […]

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