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PART IV: The Newton Community on the Internet


A) Discussion and newsgroups

1) What Newton newsgroups are there?

a) International Newsgroups

The comp.sys.newton.* hierarchy:

b) A German-language newsgroup

de.comp.sys.handhelds.newton

c) How do I search newsgroups for specific information?

We suggest a dejanews power search: http://www.deja.com/=dnc/home_ps.shtml

2) What mailing lists are there?

3) Where can I find Newton user groups?

[Sources: TON at: http://members.aol.com/thisolnewt/html/links.html, Info-Newt's NUGs at http://www.info-newt.com/nugs.html ]

Paul Filmer maintains a list of the active Newton user groups meetings on his Dedicated MP2100 NewtonOS Server http://128.150.102.46/html/Active%20Newton%20User%20Group%20Meetings (if the link doesn't work, try to see if Paul's Newton is online by visiting Matt's NPDS Tracker where Paul usually registers his Newton. http://130.126.50.66/tracker.cgi)

4) Newton discussion forums on the Internet

There are several forums:


B) Sites of general interest

1) Is there a list of Newton related sites, or a ring?

Yes, there is the Apple Newton Webring: http://www.webring.org/cgi-bin/webring?ring=newtonring&list

Some sites also maintains a list of links such as:

2) Is there a Newton equivalent of Version Tracker?

Yes, you can go to Newton Versions by the Danish Newton User Group: http://www.dnug.dk/versions/

While they don't have software on their site, it's an up-to-date database listing and providing links to all known Newton software. (cf Part V for where to find Newton software)

3) Are there e-zines and daily (or regular) internet resources for the Newton?


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