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Google Introduces Stand-Alone Gmail Java Application

Google has released a stand-alone application that lets users access their Gmail email accounts. This can be used on any handheld, smartphone, or even regular phone that is capable of running Java applications.

It is available free of charge from


Club Astraware Special Offers for November

Astraware, maker and seller of some of the most popular games for mobile devices, has announced that a special promotion is in effect for Club Astraware members in the month of November. Chuzzle is available at the special price of $9.95, and the double points offers are Bejeweled, My Little Tank, and Atomica.

Club Astraware is free to join and gives the customers points for every purchase they make. New members even get 2500 points, worth $2.50, just for joining. The points can then be used as discounts against future purchases. More details of the Club Astraware benefits can be found at


BoxWave Releases Designio Leather Case for the Nokia E61

BoxWave’s latest Designio Leather Case is a form-fitting one that protects the Nokia E61 and has accessible cut-outs for memory cards and other small cards.

To view this case in more detail, and to purchase, visit the BoxWave web site.


Chapura Releases an Update to Turbo Passwords

One of the aspects of using a mobile device is that many times there are passwords and other sensitive information that must be kept hidden from prying eyes. And often times that information is also useful for protecting a laptop/desktop as well.

Chapura’s Turbo Passwords is one program that enable users to keep and protect passwords and other sensitive information such as PIN numbers, and then easily insert them into a web site.

Turbo Passwords has been recently updated to support the Firefox 3 and Internet Explorer 7 web browsers.

Those making the purchase before November 10 are eligible for a 20% reduction in the price (for new purchasers) by using the promotional code: TURB4. Those upgrading from a previous edition of Turbo Passwords who who that code will only have to pay $9.99.

Visit for more information and to download/purchase.




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