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17 October 2017

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HPC:Factor is an online community of users who share a common interest in the legendary, yet legacy Microsoft Handheld PC platform and in its underlying operating system Microsoft Windows CE.


Handheld PC News

JLime Repository Clone
By popular request, HPC:Factor is pleased to announce that we have created a mirror of the currently known remnants of the JLime distribution repository. JLime was a light weight Linux distribution for the HP Jornada 620, 660, 680, 690, 710, 720, 728 as well as the NEC MobilePro 900/900C and... Continue Reading »
Published 6 months ago | Post Type: Announcement item | 3 comments | Author: C:Amie
Windows CE's 20th Birthday
On the 16th of November 1996, Windows CE was officially released to the world. Which means that overnight Windows CE celebrated its 20th birthday.

The sad thing is that it would seem that even Microsoft have forgotten the milestone as a quick search around reveals that the occasion has... Continue Reading »
Published 11 months ago | Post Type: News item | 3 comments | Author: C:Amie
Windows CE's 19th Birthday
Yesterday, Windows CE celebrated its 19th birthday. From its 1996 origins to its more recent demise. The operating system can if nothing else be credited for the creation of this community and the bringing together of its many thousands of users over the last 15 years.

Many have come... Continue Reading »
Published 2 years ago | Post Type: News item | 4 comments | Author: C:Amie
Softmaker Office 2016
From Textmaker 2002 to Softmaker Office 2016 by Rich Hawley

It has been a long voyage from Textmaker 2002 to now...Windows CE has become just a past memory for Softmaker...yet still they make great products, even if not for Windows CE.

I just received... Continue Reading »
Published 2 years ago | Post Type: Announcement item | 0 comments | Author: Rich Hawley
10 Years of Banter
On this day in history... 10 years ago to the day in fact, we went live with the Handheld PC Community forums here on HPC:Factor.

10 years later, they are still here and, while perhaps not as busy as they once were, they are still being used - and... Continue Reading »
Published 3 years ago | Post Type: Community item | 9 comments | Author: C:Amie
nPOPuk 3.03 released
If you are user of the nPOPuk e-mail client then a new update is ready and waiting for you over at the nPOPuk website.

The new release, version 3.03 continues to expand the feature set of the program with the highlight of the release being a new message filter... Continue Reading »
Published 3 years ago | Post Type: News item | 0 comments | Author: C:Amie