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Apple Newton MessagePad 100 in Ransom (1996)

The kidnappers use the MessagePad to route their telephone calls, making them untraceable.

Importance: ***
Realism: **
I don't remember Newton OS having an FBI-proof dialler option.

Visibility: **




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Matej Horvat

That's not a MessagePad. It's probably a Digital Ocean Tarpon or Seahorse. It could also be a Harris SuperTech 2000. They were similar to the MessagePads, but they had more advanced features such as built-in wireless modems or GPS receivers.
2010-02-12 20:05