Newton Glossary

An almost definitive guide to Newton-related terms and trivia.

Apple Wireless Messaging Service

A defunct subscription-based electronic messaging service that allowed a Newton device equipped with a Newton Messaging Card to send and receive text messages, as well as send and receive voice messages via telephone. A seven-digit personal identification number or PIN was used to identify a user on the service. A separate four digit PassCode was used to securely access text messages, voicemail messages, and change various account settings.

Additional Information

Internet Archive: Apple Wireless Messaging Service: How To Use
Apple Support: Apple Wireless Messaging Service: No Area Code In PIN
Apple Support: Newton Messaging Card: How to Setup

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