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17 November 2018

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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

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 12 months ago | Post Type: News item | 2 comments | Author: C:Amie
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... Continue Reading »
Published 1 year ago | Post Type: News item | 3 comments | Author: C:Amie
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 1 year 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 2 years 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 3 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 3 years ago | Post Type: Announcement item | 0 comments | Author: Rich Hawley