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Week of November 2, 2008

Spb Traveler 2.0 - a Travel Assistant as Powerful, as it is Good Looking.

Spb Software, world's leading Windows Mobile software developer releases Spb Traveler 2.0 - an expert mobile travel assistant application that is a pleasure to handle. The new Spb Traveler 2.0 offers a revolutionary animated finger-friendly user interface, a subscription-free flight search engine (powered by OAG), an animated 3D Globe with real satellite image of the sky, and a Geo Game for fun and learning.

Winner in Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine's Best Software Awards, Spb Traveler provides valuable tools and information to travelers such as world time and global weather service (powered by Foreca, the trusted provider of msn.com), tip calculator and multilanguage phrase book, as well as currency, unit, and clothing size converters. In all it does, Spb Traveler 2.0 has the speed and usability of an Spb Mobile Shell-powered interface, topped off with high-class 3D animation and gestures.

What's New in Traveler 2.0

* Subscription-free Flight Search
Spb Traveler delivers real-time flight information directly to Windows Mobile handsets. The up-to-date online flight schedules are provided by OAG (Official Airline Guide), the world's most reliable flight data source.

* 3D Globe (Animation)
Spb Traveler 2.0 displays an actual real-time sky image on top of its animated 3D Globe. Spb's globe shows not only the sunny and cloudy parts of the planet, but also the night shadowed regions and selected flight routes, as well as locations of favorite cities with local time, date, and weather information.

* Geo Game
An exquisite animated self-learning game that turns the boredom of waiting at check-in and gates into fun.

* Improved Trip Assistant
This complete itinerary manager supports new types of trip items and flight information auto-completion, powered by OAG.

* Beauty and clarity of animated UI
Spb Traveler 2.0 has new animated interface, powered by the engine of award-winning Spb Mobile Shell. This fast and finger-friendly user interface supports excellent graphics, adaptive skins, animated transition effects, and one hand navigation.

Pricing and Availability

Spb Traveler is compatible with Windows Mobile Professional 5.0 or higher; all Windows Mobile screen resolutions are supported. A free, 15-day trial can be downloaded, or Spb Traveler 2.0 may be purchased for 29.95 USD, or upgraded from 1.X Spb Traveler versions for just 14.95 USD, at www.spbsoftwarehouse.com. According to Spb Software upgrades policy, all Spb Traveler users, who have purchased the product within the last 90 days, are invited to exchange the previous version of software for the newly released one, for free.

Further Information and Downloads

Further information regarding Spb Traveler can be found at the Spb website:

Spb Traveler web page (http://www.spbsoftwarehouse.com/products/traveler)
Spb Traveler screenshots page (http://www.spbsoftwarehouse.com/products/traveler/screenshots.html)
Spb Traveler downloading page (http://www.spbsoftwarehouse.com/products/traveler/download.html)  (Source:Press Release)

Posted Tuesday, November 4 2008 by ChrisD
Rating: 2.94 Comments ()

SYWARE, Inc.'s Visual CE Development Software Wins Smartphone & Pocket PC Magazine's "Best Database Software Award 2008"

International Board of Industry Experts Chooses Visual CE Professional Edition in the Database Category for the Fifth Year in a Row!

CAMBRIDGE, MA, U.S.A. - November 3, 2008 - SYWARE, Inc., a leading developer of intuitive, mobile database tools for business and personal productivity, today announced that Visual CE Professional Edition has won Smartphone & Pocket PC Magazine's "Best Software Award 2008" in the database category. A diverse international panel of industry experts has chosen Visual CE Professional Edition in the database category for the fifth year in a row. With over 100,000 installations, SYWARE's software enables individuals and companies of all sizes in any industry to develop and deploy mobile Pocket PC applications. SYWARE's Visual CE Smartphone and Pocket PC development tool, combined with its integrated products for wireless synchronization and remote printing, allows complete application implementation by in-house staff, the people who know their business best. Visual CE requires no programming to develop robust mobile applications, yet has the power to satisfy the needs of professional developers.

The annual Pocket PC magazine Best Software Awards helps users select software that best suits their Windows Mobile Smartphone and Pocket PC needs by honoring companies that produce outstanding software. This year, over 90 Smartphone & Pocket PC Magazine experts from around the world considered over 10,000 Windows Mobile products to determine the winners in 150 categories.

According to Sy Danberg, president of SYWARE, Inc., "We are honored that Smartphone & Pocket PC Magazine's panel of international judges has given us this award for five years in a row. We are grateful for this acknowledgement of our continued commitment to improve the product based on feedback from our large and diverse group of customers and our strict policy of 100% backward compatibility."   (Source: Press Release)

Posted Monday, November 3 2008 by ChrisD
Rating: 2.95 Comments ()

Task2Gather - Online Project & Task Manager for Windows Mobile

Create tasks, share responsibility, achieve goals 

Task Manager        October 27, 2008 - VITO Technology releases online project & task management utility Task2Gather. Task2Gather saves tasks in the web cloud for users to access them any time they need. Task2Gather key features are intuitive user-friendly interface, hierarchic organization, and easy task sharing.

        Task2Gather is very flexible. It serves equally well both for organizing and supervising work flow in mid-size companies and also for managing personal to-do or shopping lists. The hierarchic structure allows users to divide any project or task into unlimited number of sub-tasks.

        It can be a simple project "Shopping" with a list of grocery items. Or it can be a multi-level project "Website maintenance" with sub tasks like "SEO optimization", "Links exchange" with even further unlimited division of sub-tasks into smaller sub-tasks.

        Task2Gather is for working together. Once user has created a project, he can invite other participants and assign them responsible for certain tasks. All it takes is typing an email address and clicking "Invite" button. In a couple of minutes their friends, colleagues, or partners will become the part of the project, even if they didn't use Task2Gather before. The registration in Task2Gather takes less than a minute.

        Task2Gather provides an easy way to communicate for project participants through comments. Everybody in a team stays updated on the latest changes as there appear notifications for unread comments. Apart from comments there are also displayed all history changes for every task and project.

        Task2Gather is mobile. Task2Gather supports such useful for task management features as assigning deadlines, colors, progress (in hours) to tasks, synchronization with Outlook tasks. All this is available for Task2Gather users on the go. They can finally take their business with them.

        Task2Gather for Windows Mobile is available here for $4.99. (Source: Press Release)

Posted Sunday, November 2 2008 by ChrisD
Rating: 2.90 Comments ()

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