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23 September 2014

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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

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 5 days ago | Post Type: Community item | 3 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 6 months ago | Post Type: News item | 0 comments | Author: C:Amie
The Register asks 'Where's my 21st-century Psion?'
The Register's Liam Proven has posted a new article on one of the so called forgotten form factors of technology.

Titled, "Bugger the jetpack, where's my 21st-centry Psion? Forgotten form factors #2: The Handheld PC", the article takes a road trip through the history of keyboard equipped devices -... Continue Reading »
Published 6 months ago | Post Type: News item | 2 comments | Author: C:Amie
Automatic Windows 8.1 Live Tile now available
If you are a Windows 8.0 or 8.1 user and need an excuse to get your HPC:Factor fix that little bit quicker in the morning, we have some good news.

In addition to the existing Windows 7 (and 8.0/8.1) taskbar pinning support for the site, you can now add... Continue Reading »
Published 6 months ago | Post Type: Announcement item | 1 comment | Author: C:Amie
Innobec Technologies releases SideWindow 1.02 as Exemptionware
Just like the best of London busses, you wait a fortnight and suddenly two come along at once.

In the second of todays exciting Exemptionware announcements, the team at Innobec Technologies (www.innobec.com) have very kindly agreed to release their SideWindow product to the community under the Exemptionware license.Continue Reading »
Published 6 months ago | Post Type: Community item | 1 comment | Author: C:Amie
Frank Garcia releases Tweaks2K2 as Exemptionware
Frank Garcia, lead developer at 'PC Counselor' software has very kindly offered to become the latest Handheld PC software developer to sign up to the HPC:Factor Exemptionware license.

Frank has agreed to release the acclaimed Tweaks2K2 system tweaking utility (a Windows CE equivalent of Microsoft's TweakUI for Windows 95)... Continue Reading »
Published 6 months ago | Post Type: Community item | 1 comment | Author: C:Amie