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Bye Design releases SpreadCE 3.12
There is some exciting news this morning out of UK based Bye Design, creators of the award winning SpreadCE for Windows CE as well as Pocket PC, mainstream Windows and Android.

SpreadCE has been updated to version 3.12. The release heralds a first for the Windows CE spreadsheet world, as it... Continue Reading »
Published 7 days ago in News
C:Amie · 0 comments
New Homepage Poll: What would you modernise first?
We have a new homepage poll this afternoon here on HPC:Factor. The latest pressing question for you to get your teeth into relates to what you think is the biggest limitation of the Handheld PC?

Assuming that you could fully modernise one thing - and that we all lived in a... Continue Reading »
Published 1 week ago in Community
C:Amie · 2 comments
Developer Focus: Alexander Zolotov SunVox
SunVox has is a fairly niche product that has existed since its original inception in 2008. The program is a music synthesiser that runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android and of course, Windows CE!

The program is a modular, patten-based sequence synthesiser which allows the user to compose music on... Continue Reading »
Published 2 months ago in News
C:Amie · 6 comments
Astro Slide 5G - An Android SmartPhone with a H/PC twist
Planet Computers, makers of the well known Gemini have announced the availability of a new device to pre-order.

The Astro Slide 5G is a dockable hybrid. The £729 ($950 USD, €873 EUD, ¥118,000 JPY est.) device offers all the standard convenience of a typical bar SmartPhone with a dockable Jornada /... Continue Reading »
Published 4 months ago in News
C:Amie · 2 comments
Developer Focus: Pocket Genealogist
If you've ever dove into the world of ancestral research, then you may have found yourself laid low in the darkened halls of your local or national library searching for information on some or other "long dead maybe".

As with so many things in the world of CE, your Handheld PC... Continue Reading »
Published 5 months ago in News
C:Amie · 0 comments
Developer Focus: Smartlink Corporation
The latest name in our series on "developers who still sell or offer their software" is Smartlink Corporation.

Smartlink Corp is a creator and distributor of multilingual and languages software. Their primary Windows CE applications are ParaWin CE, a input method editor and localisation tool for European languages.

The Pocket CONTEXT range,... Continue Reading »
Published 5 months ago in News
C:Amie · 0 comments