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Newton Connection Utilities

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Newton Connection Utilities, we call it NCU for short, is a collection of utilities for MessagePad and eMate 300 users. It is the anchor product in our suite of Newton desktop connectivity solutions.

NCU is the software package that you need to move information between desktop/laptop computers and your Newton 2.0 OS or 2.1 OS device. You can import/export files, use your desktop keyboard to enter data directly into your Newton mobile computer, backup/restore data and install Newton software. You can also transfer and synchronize information from your desktop calendar, address book, notepad and To Do list.

NCU gives you the power to decide which data to move, where you want to move it and how you want it transferred. NCU works on all popular operating systems: Windows 3.1 or later, Windows 95, Windows NT 3.5, and MacOS System 7.1 or later.

NCU features include:

  • Basic Utilities
    • Install new application software on your Newton device
    • Use your desktop keyboard to enter information directly into your Newton device
  • Move information from your Newton device to your desktop
    • Backup any or all data on your Newton device to your Macintosh or Windows PC
    • Export information on your Newton device to Windows or Macintosh desktop applications
  • Move information from your desktop to your Newton device
    • Restore any or all data on your Newton device to your Macintosh or Windows PC
    • Import information from your Newton device to Windows or Macintosh desktop applications
    • Import information from your Newton device to Newton Works Paper and Draw
  • Synchronize with your desktop Personal Information Manager (PIM)
    • Synchronize and exchange calendar and contact information on your Newton device with Windows and Macintosh desktop PIMs.

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