A notebook-sized computer and display screen for reading news stories or other text matter. (Read
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|"cant wait for this to come out!!!!"|
( 8/23/2004 6:08:34 PM )
|"thats soooooooooo kool"|
( 9/17/2005 10:00:36 AM )
|"Does the Newspad need a battery?"|
( 12/30/2005 11:03:02 AM )
|"wow that is an amazing prediction for 1968. So accurate in so many ways. "|
( 1/19/2010 5:23:22 PM )
|"Foolscap was not, is not a trade name (like "Kleenex")for any brand of paper. It is a SIZE of paper, used in europe, for over five hundred years. It took its name fronm a commonly used watermark, a jester's cap. Many different makers produced foolscap, the watermark assured purchasers that the paper was to the standard size agreed by the guilds."|
(Soubriquet 2/2/2010 9:00:37 AM )
|"Upon further research, I think you're right. The sources I used earlier indicated a probable single source for the paper, which would make the watermark a kind of brand symbol. For those who are interested, I found an interesting history of paper production in Europe; see A4 and before by Robin Kinross for more info."|
(Bill Christensen 2/5/2010 8:38:37 PM )
More info on Newspad
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