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APPLE SHIPS NEWTON FAX MODEM CARD TODAY

 LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Apple Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: AAPL) today announced that the Newton Fax Modem Card, a credit-card sized PCMCIA modem, is shipping throughout the United States. The Newton Fax Modem Card offers Newton users all the features and functionality of the external Newton Fax Modem which is currently available, but in a convenient and compact PCMCIA type II format card.
 The Newton Fax Modem Card can be inserted into the Newton MessagePad and allows users to communicate via NewtonMail, other online services and send faxes anywhere.
 "The Newton Fax Modem Card further increases the portability and convenience of the Newton MessagePad communications assistant, enabling Newton users to communicate with even more ease than they can today" said Steve Rea, product marketing manager of Apple Computer, Inc.'s Personal Interactive Electronics (PIE) division. "With the Fax Modem Card, Apple continues to expand the range of communications options currently available to users of Newton technology."
 The Newton Fax Modem Card package contains everything needed to connect it to a Newton MessagePad communications assistant and an analog phone line. The Fax Modem Card communicates at 2400 bits per second (for electronic mail and online services) and 9600 bits per second (for faxes). It's compatible with the Hayes AT command set, Group 3 fax standard, MNP 2 and 4 error correction, and V.42bis and MNP 5 data compression.
 The Newton Fax Modem Card is expected to be available in computer retailers, campus resellers, consumer electronics stores and K-12 institutions across the United States. The Apple price for the Newton Fax Modem Card is expected to be $220.00 (U.S.).
 The Newton Fax Modem card was developed jointly by Apple Computer and Megahertz Corporation of Salt Lake City, Utah.
 Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Apple Computer, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets personal computer, server and personal interactive electronic systems for use in business, education, home, science, engineering and government. A recognized pioneer and innovator in the personal computer industry, Apple does business in more than 120 countries across the world.
 Megahertz, a publicly-held company, is a leading provider of communications solutions for mobile computers. Megahertz manufactures PCMCIA data-fax modems, PCMCIA cellular data/fax modems for selected Diamondtel, Mitsubishi and NEC cellular phones, internal data/fax modems for the proprietary slots of Apple, Compaq, Toshiba and Zenith notebook computers, and external "pocket" modems.
 NOTE: Apple, the Apple logo and Macintosh are registered trademarks, and Newton, MessagePad, and NewtonMail are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.
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 /CONTACT: Emma Bufton, 408-974-1856, or Jennie Shikashio, 408-974-4104, both of Regis McKenna for Apple/
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