The Laptop ExpertiseĀ (CT) program has been developed to offer training within the ideas underlying the design of recent pc techniques. Apple enters the hand-held computer market with the Newton. Dubbed a Personal Knowledge Assistantā€ by Apple President John Scully in 1992, the Newton featured lots of the options that will define handheld computer systems within the following many years. The handwriting recognition software program was a lot maligned for inaccuracy. The Newton line by no means performed as well as hoped and was discontinued in 1998.