The Newton does phone *dialing* by playing DTMF sounds through the speaker. It can only *complete* FAX and modem calls itself. While software to run a voice codec wouldn't be impossible, IMHO it would seriously stress the CPU as there's no dedicated engine for such a task.
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>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
>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????
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