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Review:HP 360LX
A taste of a past future?

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Microsoft ActiveSync Network Profile Generator
I am pleased to publicly announce the immediate availability of a new service here on HPC:Factor, the ActiveSync Network Profile Generator.

The profile generator is designed to solve the specific problem of being able to synchronise with ActiveSync 3.8 over either a wired or wireless network without first having to have... Continue Reading »
Published 1 day ago in Announcement
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The WiiN-PAD - there is a PPC afterall!
Back in November 2022 @torch made reference to the "negative 1 users of Windows CE for PowerPC", it seemed like a safe bet. A year and a half later, cue Cameron Kaiser, who wrote in over the weekend to let us know of a retro tech discovery that he... Continue Reading »
Published 2 weeks ago in News
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SpreadCE 3.19
Ever diligent on squashing those bugs, Bye Design Ltd. has released a second update to its award winning SpreadCE Pocket Excel replacement for the month of April.

The changelog for the release states:
  • Fixed a bug that prevented entry of extended characters, such as the Euro symbol
  • Fixed a bug with saving formatted... Continue Reading »
Published 3 weeks ago in News
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Development Tip: Windows Template Library 9.1 from 2015 supports Windows CE
For those few who dare to venture into the world of programming for the Handheld PC, HPC:Factor has always maintained its list of patches and updates for using the Windows CE Development Tools. One of the long-standing pieces of advice here is that the highest version of the Windows... Continue Reading »
Published 1 month ago in News
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New version of SpreadCE released
The award winning and feature packed Excel alternative, SpreadCE has been updated for the first time for 2024.

The Shareware release, version 3.18, provides a comprehensive, multi-platform replacement for Microsoft Excel/Pocket Excel on a broad range of Windows CE devices, including the H/PC and Pocket PC as well as on Android.... Continue Reading »
Published 1 month ago in News
C:Amie · 1 comment
HP 360LX: a taste of a past future?
It has been a while since we had a flashback review here on the site. If you are new to the site, a flashback review is a review of an old piece of Handheld PC memorabilia that is specifically reviewed through the lens of the modern user - in other... Continue Reading »
Published 2 months ago in Reviews
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