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#1: The Newton

February 11th, 2020 · 42 minutes

Today, Apple is well known for its mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad, but in the 1990s, the Macintosh-only company invented the Personal Digital Assistant. However, after five short years, the whole Newton line was cancelled.

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