Newton Glossary

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An internet search tool for Newton OS developed by Sean Luke. Hemlock utilizes the Newt’s Cape web browser to retrieve and display the results of querying one or more search engines using Apple’s Sherlock plugins.

The name is in reference to the Sesame Street character, Sherlock Hemlock.

Screenshot of Hemlock Search Window

Additional Information

Sean Luke: Hemlock: An Internet Search Tool for the Newton
Internet Archive: Mac OS X: Sherlock


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