Mobile Tech Notes — SplashPhoto for BlackBerry, GoogHelper, Mobile AntiVirus

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SplashPhoto Introduced for BlackBerries

SplashPhoto, a photo-management application that has long been available for Palm OS, Windows Mobile, and other platforms has been released for the BlackBerry platform.

It comes with a Windows application that allows users to move images back and forth between their computer and mobile device.  SplashPhoto also features fast image rendering, a one-step emailing process, and four different ways of viewing pictures. Users can show full-screen images individually or in a slideshow, pan and zoom within images, and add a variety of background transitions for professional-looking presentations.  

SplashPhoto for BlackBerry is available now for download from for $29.95.


iambic GoogHelper 1.1 Released

iambic has launched an updated version of its new utility, GoogHelper. This application helps users quickly launch various Web searches on a Windows Mobile device, such as Google, Amazon, Wikipedia and Yahoo!.

There are versions for Pocket PC or WM Smartphone, each of which costs $4.95.


Mobile AntiVirus 4.0 for Windows Mobile Coming Soon

Symantec Corp. has announced plans to release Mobile AntiVirus 4.0 for Windows Mobile. This application has been designed to protect mobile devices from threats transmitted via email and multimedia messaging service (MMS), copied from memory cards, downloaded from a cellular-wireless network or Wi-Fi, transmitted by Bluetooth, or beamed over infrared connections.

It uses Symantec’s LiveUpdate Wireless service to automatically update threat protection signatures to ensure protection against new viruses, Trojans, and worms.

In addition, the centralized management feature allows administrators to configure, lock, and enforce security policies on the handset from a centralized console.

Symantec Mobile AntiVirus 4.0 for Windows Mobile is scheduled to be available on November 17.

More information is available on the Symantec web site.




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