Computer Dictionary/Apple Newton
Computer|Apple Computer]]. The Newton provides a clever, user-friendly interface and relies solely on pen-based input. Eagerly anticipated, the Newton uses handwriting recognition software to "learn" the users handwriting and provide reliable character recognition.
Newton Inc.'s NewtonOS competes with [[Computer Dictionary/Microsoft Corporation|Microsoft Corporation]]'s Windows CE, and was to be compatible with DEC's StrongARM SA-1100, an embedded 200MHz microprocessor, which was due in 1998.