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PCM #13 coverPen Computing Magazine #13 Nov/Dec 1996

Windows CE: The Birth of the HPC Platform
We take an exclusive in-depth look at three Windows CE-based handhelds: The Cassiopeia from Casio, the MobilePro from NEC, and the Velo1 from Philips. Also features is a technical overview of this exciting new platform, a handwriting recognition review, and a listing of available software at product launch on November 17. Don't miss this coverage!

Pen Labs Reviews
Apple's scorching-fast new MessagePad 2000 is reviewed in detail, and we show you the stunningly cool new Amity SP Windows 95 mini-slate from Mitsubishi. David MacNeill reviews the Motorola PM-100D wireless modem and RadioMail for Ardis and doesn't want to give 'em back. Conrad Blickenstorfer gets all worked up over the futuristic yet functional Symbol PPT-4600, an impressive wide-screen handheld pen computer. The TelePad 3 is shipping, and you'll love the new modular design. Finally, we look at CIC's great new Manta handwriting tablet for mobile computing.

Handheld Platforms
David MacNeill reviews Digital Ocean's new Seahorse Newton-based vertical market unit. In Newton software we cover PaperPak, RCU, DietLog, Eudora Pro, GoFetch NIE, FormulaGen, and an informative sidebar on why one editor switched from Pocket Quicken to Pocket Money. We introduce Scott Shihli, our new Pilot columnist, while Dan Hanttula and Daniel W. Rasmus weigh in with their excellent Magic Cap and Zaurus coverage, respectively.

The Focus section this issue is Pen Computing in Sales Automation, and we also offer a scanning primer featuring industry leader Symbol Technology's latest innovations. Wireless Editor Tammy Parker goes behind the scenes at the recent PCS '96 show, and Michael Cavotta clues us in with his touchscreen technologies primer.

There's a whole lot more in this issue, but we don't want to spoil it for you. This is the biggest issue we've ever done, so check it out!

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