Links to palmtop related sites

The following are some sites that you may find interesting. Most of them are dedicated to the HP 100/200LX Palmtop computers.

Times2 Tech

Times2 Tech is the manufacturer of the TechRAM and TechSpeed upgrade kits for the HP Palmtops. Their WWW site has the latest technical information about these products. Rundel Datentechnik is their exclusive distributor in Europe.

D&A Software, Inc.

D&A Software is the publisher of a number of great software products for the HP Palmtop PCs, like the battery charging software ABC/LX and the famous WorldWideWeb Browser WWW/LX. Rundel Datentechnik is the exclusive distributor for their products in Europe and Asia.

Some of their software products have been released as copyrighted freeware and can be downloaded free of charge from their Web site.

HP Web PageHP Handhelds

This is the new Hewlett-Packard Handhelds web site which contains lots of information about the HP palmtops and calculators.

Palmtop Paper

The homepage of Thaddeus Computing, publisher of The HP Palmtop Paper and the Handheld PC Magazine, contains lots of information about mobile computing, including an online version of their magazines, freeware and shareware programs, links to other palmtop-related sites, and FAQ (frequently asked questions) files.

Daniel Hertrich's homeage

Daniel ist one of the few HP 200LX hardware cracks, and his website hosts lots of valuable information, for example about taking the 200LX apart, doing keyboard and case repairs, interfacing the 200LX with mobile phones, and much more. Highly recommended!

Stefan Peichl's homepage

Stefan Peichl is the author of number of utilities for the HP Palmtops, like LXPIC, which is a powerful yet very small picture viewer for GIF, PCX, and other graphics formats. These programs are available for download on his web page.

Curtis Cameron's palmtop page

Curtis Cameron developed a number of very useful applications, for example a program which synchronizes the HP 200LX with Outlook, a programmer's calculator, and many great games for the palmtop.

Gilles Kohl's homepage

Gilles Kohl is the coordinator and main programmer of the PAL library project which allows development of applications for the HP 100/200LX with the look and feel of the built-in applications. Gilles' homepage contains links to the PAL library download area and to other HP related sites. and the S.U.P.E.R. site

The S.U.P.E.R. site (Simply Unbeatable Palmtop Essentials Repository) has one of the best collections of freeware and shareware for the HP Palmtop PCs.

The Gadgeteer

The Gadgeteer is an interesting site with lots of information about all kinds of electronic products ("gadgets"), including the HP 200LX, Windows CE palmtops, digital cameras, and many others. You will find descriptions and technical data as well as reviews and user ratings.



Mobilis, the mobile computing lifestyle magazine is updated monthly and contains articles and information on all palmtops, not only the HP products. The stories are very interesting and cover all aspects of mobile computing. Highly recommended!

Yahoo HP 100/200LX Resource Page

The Yahoo resource page contains a selection of links to palmtop related Web sites.

David Sargeant's server hosts several very active discussion groups (similar to the "forums" on CompuServe) where almost anything which is related to HP 200LX and Windows CE palmtops can be discussed. The site also contains lots of useful information about HP 200LX hardware and software, interviews, FAQs, and many links to other interesting sites.


This mailing list is maintained by Al Kind and discusses all aspects of the HP 200LX and related topics. This is probably the most popular and most active forum for HP 200LX users. To subscribe to the mailing list, go to and fill out the form. After that, you'll receive the messages from the mailing list in your email box.

As an alternative, the same messages can be downloaded in the form of a newsgroup from - simply send an email to HPLX-L with the body NOMAIL to prevent the mailing list from filling your mailbox, and download the messages from HPLX-L instead.


There are a few NewsGroups on the Usenet which discuss the HP Palmtops, among others. Check out:

  • comp.sys.palmtops (covers all palmtop computers, regardless of brand)
  • alt.comp.sys.palmtops.hp (devoted to the HP palmtop computers)
  • comp.sys.handhelds (covers all handheld devices, including calculators)


A very interesting group of HP Palmtop enthusiasts meets in the HP Handhelds Forum on CompuServe (GO PALMTOP). If you have a CompuServe account, you should definitely stop by the forum, participate in the ongoing discussions and also have a look at the palmtop related files in the forum libraries. Also, many vendors of Palmtop accessories and add-on products provide support in the forum.


Use the keyword PALMTOP to find a discussion group for palmtop and handheld PCs as well as a selection of freeware and shareware programs.

Links for collectors and other freaks

Information about old HP devices, like calculators, palmtops, portable computers and even the famous HP-01 wrist watch, are available at the HP Museum web site. They also have a very extensive link list to sites of collectors and other enthusiasts.

A very active group of handheld and calculator enthusiasts have gathered in the Handheld and Portable Computer Club (HPCC), London, England. This is, as far as we know, the only active HP calculator group worldwide. The group produces 4 to 6 very informative magazines each year which are shipped worldwide. If you are into HP devices, HPCC really is a must.

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