[NTLK] Mac OS 8.5 vs. 9.2 for Newton?

Blake Hanes kissmyash933 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 19:35:51 EDT 2014


G3's will run either of those options very nicely, but for a PDQ I would
probably go with 8.6. Skip 8.5, it wasn't great, and a lot of little kinks
were worked out with 8.6.

Blake.

On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 7:31 AM, Stephen Hankins <ghankins at mac.com> wrote:

> Hi All!
>
> I am setting up a PowerBook 3G PDQ to use with my Newtons and Newton
> Connection Utilities.
>
> I can use Mac OS 8.5 or 9.2.
>
> I'd like to be able to use the IRDA system to swap stuff back and forth,
> and I figured someone here would have experience trying that  with both
> operating systems.
>
> (I'm not sure why, in this age of Wifi and Bluetooth, but the IRDA port
> still seems more like magic to me. I have an old HP Laserjet 6MP that is
> still going strong in daily use, and, every time I pick up a Newt or eMate
> and beam a document to that printer, it's like having a magic wand.)
>
> Cheers!
>
> Greg
> ____________________________
> Greg Hankins
> Happy Hank's Honey House
> Mt. Gilead, NC
> ghankins at mac.com
>
>
> On Oct 16, 2014, at 7:34 AM, Stephen Hankins <ghankins at mac.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi All!
> >
> > I have an OMP (H1000) with a shattered screen. Nothing is falling out of
> the unit, but there is a spider web of cracks across the glass.
> >
> > I have found the discussion on MP120/130 screen replacement here:
> http://www.pda-soft.de/mp_1x0_display.html
> >
> > As I read that  bit of advice, it appears I will need to find a
> replacement screen, since the digitizer and glass cannot be separated.
> >
> > Two questions:
> >
> > 1. Has anyone replaced an OMP screen? Could you share any tips,
> pitfalls, etc.?
> >
> > 2. Does anyone have an OMP screen (or OMP with undamaged screen) for
> sale or trade?
> >
> > Cheers!
> >
> > Greg
> > ____________________________
> > Greg Hankins
> > Happy Hank's Honey House
> > Mt. Gilead, NC
> > ghankins at mac.com
> >
> >
> >
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