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An advertisement of Windows CE 2.1 Handheld PC Edition from Wired 5/99.

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Why do I need a Handheld PC?

Because it’s your significant other.

A Handheld PC is your significant other PC. It’s that 20 percent of your desktop you use 80 percent of the time, all in a package that’s light enough to go – and use – anywhere.

With computing this convenient, less really can be more. Like Pocket versions of your most often-used-desktop applications – Microsoft® Office, Outlook®, and Microsoft Internet Explorer. They don’t do everything your desktop PC can do, just what you need most when you’re mobile. Send e-mail. Take notes. Check your calendar. Browse the Web.

You can take all of your vital information with you, everywhere you go, and back again. Just connect your desktop PC with your Handheld PC, and any changes are automatically updated between the two machines

And because it’s light, turns on instantly and stays on for up to 12 hours with one battery, you have an ideal PC Companion.

Handheld PCs running Microsoft Windows® CE come in a range of sizes, and start at $799. Purchase one today and receive a FREE* Kingston® 8MB CompactFlash™ storage card and bonus software – an over $100 value. For a complete list of manufacturers and retailers, go to:
Where do YOU want to go today?

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*Promotional items offered via mail-in rebate, $4.95US/$7.95CDN shipping and handling fee applies. Offer good in the US and Canada only. Must purchase a Handheld PC powered by Windows CE between March 1 and June 30, 1999. Pick up the promotion mail-in rebate from your local reseller or print it off of our Web site at © 1999 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Outlook, Windows, Where do you want to go today? and the Windows CE logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

Variants of this ad: “Convenient computing” · “Significant other” · “E-mail a napkin”
Page added on 4th February 2006.

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