It's been almost two decades since Apple shuttered its Newton platform, which included handwriting recognition support for personal digital assistants. But it's surprising to see how well the long-forgotten product line has stood the test of time, if not the test of consumer demand.
The Newton might be in the valley between an iPhone and Apple's upcoming tablet, but it's essentially Apple's first stab at the form factor. And here's how they promoted it.
With all the Apple tablet talk these days, it'd be OK to lose sight of the fact that the company's been there before (sort of) with the Newton. Seen here is a rare "Batmobile" prototype of that defunct PDA.