Note: Problems installing any of this software are caused primarily by computers failing to recognize the downloaded
files as Newton packages. On Windows PCs and Macs running Mac OS 9 or earlier, this can be resolved
using Steve Weyer's
Packtype for PC
Packtype for Mac OS
Mac OS X users should use
Simply dropping the downloaded file on the PackType or Package Converter icon will get rid of the problem.
Are you still using a Newton with an operating system earlier than Newton OS 2.0? When you have to set the time,
is that stupid analog clock with the tiny clock hands driving you crazy? Why not have a look at BetterSetter!
Do you have an old MessagePad lying around yet have no clue what to use it for? Maybe
will give your reliable little friend a new job.
provides detailed information on your Newton or eMate's hardware.
It also provides a couple of handy hardware tests.
provides an easy way to switch the power on and off at the Newton's serial or interconnect port.
It was initially written for Adriano Angelillis' NewtLight
and NewtEye hardware
which, unfortunately, is no longer sold.
Are you unsure if your rechargeables are still as good as they used to be? Looking for a reproducible way to test
your batteries' performance? BattLog
what you're looking for.
All programs have bugs. However, I am such an incredibly smart and talented programmer that all of my software is an exception to the rule.
In the unlikely case that I'm wrong, every bug you encounter can be eliminated - if you report them.