Newton Message Pad Easter Eggs

Change the Startup Screen - 7.5/10 with 11 votes
1. Go to Extras window
2. Tap Preferences, select Personal from list
3. Try adding two spaces to the first line of your address
4. Turn off the Newton, then turn back on
5. If the new screen doesn't stay long enough, set up a password
6. Also,... more

Doonsbury Cartoon - 7.3/10 with 31 votes
1. Create a new note
2. Enter the text "Egg Freckles" (with out quotes)
3. Highlight the entire text entry
4. Tap the Assist icon at the botton of the screen
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Secret About Box - 6.7/10 with 18 votes
1. Go to the "assist" on the message pad.
2. Write "about newton"
3. Tap "Do"

New Hidden Espy Font - 6.3/10 with 6 votes
1. In Notepad, write "Remember Toothpaste" (no quotes)
2. Highlight it and tap Assist
3. In the schedule box, tap Do
4. The word toothpaste will now be in the Espy font
5. To really see it, highlight the word and select...
6. ....the 12... more

Phases of the Moon - 5.1/10 with 15 votes
1. Tap on Dates (be in the calander mode)
2. Above the day (top left corner), tap once.
3. Tapping more than once causes moon to stay longer.

Raise the Titanic - 4.6/10 with 19 votes
1. Go to Time Zones (in Extras)
2. Find "Titanic" (no quotes)
3. or
4. Go to Time Zones
5. Click off the coast of Maine
6. Select "Titanic"
7. interesting--it has no daylight savings & is hard coded

Find Elvis - 3.9/10 with 17 votes
1. Tap "Find"
2. Enter "Elvis" (no quotes)
3. The Newton will find The King. Different place every time.

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