Page updated 1 December 2022
The miPC was claimed, by Clearview Technology, to be the most powerful computing device of its size to be released in 2009. It ran under Windows CE 6.0 PRO using a 4.8", 800x480p screen, 30GB Hard Drive, 3M pixels, autofocus, 4x zoom camera, Quad band phone, GPS/Navigation facilities, Digital TV, FM Radio with a 3400mAh Li-Polymer battey providing 4 hours talk time, 5 hours video playback and 10 hours audio playback.
And, of course, the bundled email client was nPOPukCnM Lifestyle Electronics says about their CnMbook Silver 7" which runs on Windows CE:
"If you want a small Netbook to use when out and about or from the
comfort of your sofa, which allows you to surf the web, IM chat, send
and receive e-mail, work on your Word / Excel files, read PDF files and
play a few games then the CnMbook is ideal for you.
For productivity it comes with WordPad and SpreadCE Spreadsheet packages, you can create and edit documents and spreadsheets on the go making this the perfect lightweight road warrior. With the nPOPuk Email Client, Core Player for YouTube support, MSN Messenger, Foxit Pro PDF Viewer and Media Player there are a large range of different applications for this portable wonder."
UBCD4Win is a bootable recovery CD that contains software used for repairing, restoring, or diagnosing almost any computer problem. Its goal is to be the most complete and easy to use free computer diagnostic tool. Almost all software included in UBCD4Win are freeware utilities for Windows®.
nPOPuk is now the only email tool included on the CD.
In her blog Prof Julie, a Microsoft Most Valued Professional, lists a dozen reasons why she likes nPOPuk as a "powerful, full featured email alternative to the messaging software that is currently included on windows mobile devices". Strangely, she goes on to say, "The user interface is a bit clunky ... so there was a large learning curve to overcome before I could say I enjoyed using the software."
It's true that in the past this site hasn't fully supported platforms other than Win32, but we're working on that. In the mean time some working on hand held devices may find her installation guide useful.
nPOPuk was included in the nominations for Smartphone Magazine Best Software Award 2008. It didn't win, but then one of the judges seemed to think it didn't support SSL, but it always has done, and another said the "Web site needs to be improved greatly", but the site documented in the magainze was not the current site. All very curious! Tiny USB Office they continued to include nPOPuk as the only e-mail client in the package. Here's what they say about nPOPuk:
"nPOPuk is a full featured email client (a far improved version of the brilliant nPOP itself), which as it is, can almost replace MS Outlook Express. It supports authentication, address book, multiple POP accounts and much more!"
nPOP108uk5 won the following award from "ITM praktiker" magazine
in Austria. The citation read:
"nPOPuk is the best of its category and platform for the year 2007 as a result of the test experience of the experts in the field of hand-held software of the editorial staff of ITM praktiker (Austria)."
The same magazine had also made awards in 2005 and 2006 (seen on the right) to various earlier versions of nPOP that this site then supported.