Newton, The 2nd coming???

Discussion in 'Hardware Rumors' started by sahil, Oct 17, 2001.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Oct 17, 2001
    Bartltt..small place in IL
    This is just a follow up to the intriguing new development concerning the, to be released tuesday, "hub"...I would just like to say that the device is most likely going to be handheld type according to macrumors. there was a patent for something and it cant be coincidence that it involves apple and a portable device.
    "GigaWire" --- what is it, if you know anything about it pls tell...

  2. macrumors regular

    Jan 5, 2001
    Sydney, Australia

    Most likely FireWire 2 will be called Gigawire
  3. macrumors 6502a


    Jul 7, 2001

    very doubtful... Giga means 1000, and firewire runs @ 800 megabits/second. I would think that this might have something to do with firewire, but not exactly firewire 2. Possibly a new wired connection to this "tablet"?

  4. macrumors newbie

    Aug 29, 2000
    personally... i was also curious when the news first hit. checked all the sites twice.

    then i read the little bit - "hint: its not a mac"

    i just realised that its not worth it. im not going to overspeculte. because jsut in case i really do find out what it is.

    this one is going to be too big to spoil for myself.
  5. macrumors newbie

    Oct 22, 2001
    New Zealand
    Saywha? I thought this was about the Newton

    Bring back the Newton!!!!

    It still kicks ass
  6. macrumors 68030


    Jun 25, 2001
    Moneyapolis, Minnesota
  7. macrumors newbie

    Aug 29, 2000
    ok ladies and gentlemen,

    im here with my new PB Ti550 - its a work of art.... with a shocker.... i used it for about 20 minutes and the heat kicked in ... it s been 3 hours now and im burning up... its lal right thouhg... i dont mind.....

    ordered the powerbook on the day it was announced. 2 hours after the education site came up.

    arrived today at 10 am.... quite quick..

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