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Topic: Newton

Mega Apple filing details next-gen 'multi-touch input surface'

02/21/2008, 10:02 am

The latest patent filing from Apple Inc. hints at a next-generation multi-touch 'surface' that would combine typing, pointing, scrolling, and handwriting capabilities into a single ergonomic design aimed at replacing traditional input devices such as the keyboard, mouse, and drawing tablet.

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Sources: Apple Newton-tablet not ripe for Macworld

01/11/2008, 01:01 pm

An initiative on the part of Apple Inc. to develop a modern day successor to its now defunct Newton handheld device is not expected to play a role in next week's Macworld Expo.

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Up next for Apple: the return of the Newton

09/26/2007, 10:09 am

Apple Inc, which helped spawn the PDA market with its Newton MessagePad line in the early '90s, plans to give the concept another go with a modern day reincarnation of the old fan favorite based on the company's new mutli-touch technology, AppleInsider has learned.

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