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NEC's Windows CE 5.0 communications powerhouse
19 May 2019

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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

A Controversial Question...
2019 is nearly upon us and as you know the admin team here at HPC:Factor are never ones to shy away from tackling the controversial questions, and this time we wanted to know something sure to kick up some debate.

So hit 'home' and head to the new HPC:Factor homepage poll... Continue Reading »
Published 5 months ago in Community
C:Amie · 13 comments
Windows CE comes of age
In a milestone more significant for our American visitors, that some other parts of the world. Windows CE has turned 21 this week. Originally debuting at the 1996 Computer Dealers' Exhibition (Comdex) in Las Vegas. Microsoft played with the formula through the Handheld PC, Palm-size PC, Pocket PC, Smartphone and... Continue Reading »
Published 2 years ago in News
C:Amie · 3 comments
nPOPuk 3.04
nPOPuk, a highly successful branch of the popular nPOP POP3/SMTP email client has been updated. Last updated in March 2014, the November 2017 version 3.04 release is available for Windows CE 2.0, 2.11, and 3.0 / HPC2000 as well as newer CE 4.0 through 7.0 clients.

The update includes SSL fixes... Continue Reading »
Published 2 years ago in News
C:Amie · 3 comments
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 2 years ago in Announcement
C:Amie · 4 comments
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 gone unnoticed.

With... Continue Reading »
Published 3 years ago in News
C:Amie · 3 comments
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 and gone,... Continue Reading »
Published 4 years ago in News
C:Amie · 4 comments