MUNICH, Germany — Electric Pocket’s Ringo application is the best selling ringtone manager for palmOne’s Treo brand smartphones, enabling users to set personal and caller group ringtones. Today, the company has announced the availability of Ringo Pro for the Treo 600 smartphone from palmOne, featuring the new ability to play MP3 ringtones. Ringo Pro was chosen as the Best Phone Utility in the Orange/PalmSource Smartphone Competition, held this month during the Orange Code Camp event in Poitiers, France.
“We believe Ringo Pro is indicative of the power and flexibility of the Palm OS platform to bring to market truly innovative software solutions to customize Palm Powered devices,” said Larry Berkin, director of developer marketing, PalmSource. “The Orange/PalmSource Smartphone Competition is just one of the many marketing activities for software developers to promote their application through the Palm Powered program and we are pleased to see Electric Pocket recognized as the Best Phone Utility.”
“Ringo Pro enables Treo 600 users to add the magic of MP3 to every call, providing them with the ability to use their favorite music as ringtones and associate tunes with specific individuals or groups of callers,” said Iain Barclay, Electric Pocket’s Chief Product Officer. “Being able to identify callers with both pictures and MP3 tunes makes Ringo a practical, and fun, add-on for the Treo.”
Ringo enables Treo 600 users to establish customized ringtones for specific callers or groups of callers, and assign photographs for each caller or group. When the Treo 600 user receives a new call, the incoming caller can be identified both by a customized ringtone and their picture or some other icon. Ringtones can be installed from a SD card, purchased and downloaded “over the air” via a link to a dedicated online ringtone store, or composed with Ringo’s innovative Ringtone Mixer.
Ringo Pro is available from Electric Pocket’s web site at http://electricpocket.com for US$29.95.