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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.

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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 1 month ago in News

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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 2 months ago in News

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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 2 months ago in News

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Developer Focus: Henri Spagnolo

A name that any veteran of the Windows CE community will instantly recognise. Henri Spagnolo aka HPC:Factor member Henri was the creator of the legendary Jornada 700 series site Handheld Attitude - which remains online to this day!

In addition to being a core member of the Handheld PC website... Continue Reading »

Published 2 months ago in News

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Developer Focus: Viktor Toth

Continuing our trip through the small world of Windows CE software developers who are still actively selling their software. This week, we look are looking at developer and published author Viktor Toth.

Viktor's website is still alive and well, offering information on his C++ books, research articles and publications as well... Continue Reading »

Published 3 months ago in News

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New Site Search and CMS

HPC:Factor has lacked it since it's inception - in fact both S|HPC and c e 3 2 0 before it both also lacked it: Robust search.

A project was attempted back in 2005 to try and implement full site search. Unfortunately as any desktop Windows user will be able to tell... Continue Reading »

Published 3 months ago in Announcement

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