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- Backlight Control Button 1.1
20K BinHex. Only for the MessagePad 130 -- Automatically turn backlight on while charging, and shutdown the Newton with a double tap.
- Battery Buddy
Battery Buddy provides you with information about the status of the batteries in your Newton. Battery Buddy now has added functionality for MessagePad 130 users! Not only can you control your backlight, but there's also an option to keep the backlight on when the unit is plugged in.
- Cheap AC Adapters for all Newtons
If you need an extra AC Adapter (who doesn't!) than this guy is who you need to talk to. For $10 you can get an original 9V adapter that is compatible with every Newton on the market today. This adapter is actually pretty cool since it is smaller than the new ones. Get one today!
- KISS Solar System Luna
Designed specifically for use with Apple's Newton MessagePad this single solar panel will run or recharge a Newton. Designed as a handy way to carry an Apple MessagePad (or Sharp Expert Pad) and accessories (fax modem, PCMCIA cards, power adapter if needed), plus papers, and other items that a business traveler needs, the KIS Solar System Luna serves triple duty as a Newton carrying case, a briefcase, and a solar power station. The KIS Solar System Luna will easily power any of the Newton computers currently available; the original version, model 100, model 110, and 120.
- Newton Battery FAQ
A compendium of questions with answers about the various kinds of batteries for use in Newton devices.
- No Sleep
A program that will keep Newton from going to sleep when Newton's AC adapter is powering it. No matter what sleep time you have set, Newton will remain alive. Additional NOS 2.0 features include:
- View actual battery voltages.
- View Charge State.
- View Battery Type.
- View Volts per cell and more
A simple battery monitor which plays the orgasm sound from "When Harry Met Sally" when the charger is plugged in.
A utility to measure, tune, and report battery usage on the Apple Newton MessagePad. PPDQ dreplays battery power level, backup battery power level, battery power consumed (drained), estimated battery time remaining, hours on (run), hours off (idle), battery utilization (rating), and usage history. PowerPDQ is typically used to view total on time, determine time remaining until next battery change, track usage history, and aid in selecting the best brand of battery.
Note: Mac users must get PackType to complete installations!
- Rechargeable Batteries for the Newton
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