Newton Glossary

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

Newton Connection

The software component included in Apple’s Newton Connection Kit which connects Newton devices to Macintosh and Windows computers, allowing users to exchange and synchronize information with common desktop applications.

Newton Connection is also an application for Mac OS X created by Simon Bell that essentially replaces the functionality found in Apple’s Newton Connection Utilities (NCU). Newton Connection allows the user to backup and restore information, install packages, and transfer data to and from a Newton device. Also known as NCX.

Backup files created by Newton Connection are identified by the .nbku file extension.

Additional Information

Internet Archive: Newton Connection Kit 1.0 Description
Internet Archive: Newton Connection Kit 2.0 Description
The Newted Community: Newton Connection Kit for Windows User’s Guide (PDF)
The Newted Community: Newton Connection 2.0 Update Information (PDF)
Newton Research: Newton Connection Product Information

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