Egy 2002-es Wired-cikkből idéznék:
[A] machine that did it all: Web, e-mail, calendar and address book, but it could also recognize ordinary, cursive handwriting that wasn't as awkward as graffiti.
(...) Apple finally killed the Newton in February 1998 after Steve Jobs returned to the company, even though fans demonstrated in the parking lot of Apple's Cupertino campus. Apple officials gave them coffee and cookies but refused to resurrect the device.
(...) "The Newton community is great, friendly and very competent," said Marco Polenta, an Italian Newton fan. "Newton developers are still continuing to work on Newton projects, and most of their software is shareware or freeware. I think this is very cool."
(...) Wireless networks like Wi-Fi (802.11b), GSM and GPRS all emerged after the Newton was killed, but Newton hackers have released software to support them all.