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Companies like O2, T-Mobile and Orange are marketing Pocket PCs that have integrated mobile telephony (smartphones).All users have to do is put in the SIM card and follow the wizard, to put their SIM contacts in the address book. Both of these devices, while bearing the phone operator's logo, are manufactured by the dominant Pocket PC manufacturer HTC.As of 2010, thousands of applications exist for handhelds adhering to the Microsoft Pocket PC specification, many of which are freeware. Microsoft-compliant Pocket PCs can be used with many add-ons such as GPS receivers, barcode readers, RFID readers, and cameras.
Pocket PC 2000 featured a mobile version of Microsoft Office, a chief feature being the ability to password-protect Excel files.Some examples of current Pocket PCs with GPS integrated are the Fujitsu Siemens Pocket Loox N560, a high-end Pocket PC with a VGA screen and an integrated Si RF Star III GPS; the HTC Ty TN, a small communicator with integrated slide in keyboard; the HP hw6945 and HP i PAQ hw6515 with integrated thumb-board, GPS and GSM/GPRS telephony; the HTC top of the line Universal, branded as the QTek 9000 (also branded by various telecommunications companies as the Orange SPV M5000, T-mobile MDA Pro, Vodafone VPA IV, O2 Xda Exec, i-Mate Jas Jar, Dopod 900).A newer entrant into the Pocket PC market is Palm which sells devices like the Treo 700w/wx based on Windows Mobile 5.0 and featuring integrated telephony.Many companies ceased to sell PDA's by 2003–2004 because of a declining market.Major companies such as Viewsonic and Toshiba stopped producing new Pocket PCs.