My intent (and I think Mike's too) was not that Apple "invented" the cellphone but that in a sense they RE-invented it with the advent of the Iphone. It was a truly innovative and I'm hoping that something of that kind will be coming again soon but as I said that's not very realistic.
----- Original Message -----
From: Dan O'Donnell <email@hidden>
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 14:06
Subject: Re: [Fed-Talk] Imessage
To: "Coradeschi, Tom CIV USA" <email@hidden>, "email@hidden" <email@hidden>
> Actually, iirc it was possible to make phone calls with a Newton,
> though it
> was a hack. It was definitely possible to do phone phreaking with
> them.(Which is a different sort of hack.)
> Also, Newtons had modems and Ethernet capability. There was even a
> hack that
> allowed the later Newtons to use 802.11b wireless, if the cards
> were the
> first generation Apple OEM cards. (I don't remember the company
> that OEM
> manufactured them or the model name.)
> On 6/15/11 10:48 AM, "Coradeschi, Tom CIV USA" <
> > Ummmm, and you make a phone call on a Newton how????
> > Tom Coradeschi
> > Chief, Systems Engineering & Technology Integration Div
> > PM Maneuver Ammunition Systems
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> > Of Kranich, Gregory D.
> > Sent: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 12:57 PM
> > To: Joel Esler; Miller, Timothy J.
> > Cc: Reese, Brian J Mr CTR DoD DMA; email@hidden; Pike, Michael
> > (IHS/HQ)
> > Subject: RE: [Fed-Talk] Imessage
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Newton
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