Today in Apple history: Newton MessagePad inspires mobile revolution

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

Love Notes to Newton tells story of Apple’s most important failure [Review]

The Newton MessagePad is simultaneously one of Apple’s biggest flops and one of the company’s most underrated products. A series of PDA devices available during the 1990s, today Newtons are

Today in Apple history: Newton MessagePad reaches new heights

March 24, 1997: The Newton MessagePad 2000 brings major upgrades to Apple’s PDA line, including a far better display and a much faster processor. The best MessagePad yet by a wide margin, it quickly