Mac-Chi Upgrades Two iPhone/iPad Apps for the International Market

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[] Austin, Texas - Mac-Chi today is proud to take both WhoPaste and WhoP-G into the worldwide market. The main window in version 1.2 is now available in 20 different languages. The new customizable hints add further support for international as well as niche markets. Both iPhone and iPad users can create new contacts by just copying text from any application or by just speaking when using the Dictation app from Dragon. WhoPaste creates records in Apple's Contact app, while WhoP-G creates records in Google Contacts.

"We're not finished, but this version provides the baseline functionality to run in many different languages," explains Steve Cronin, CEO of Mac-Chi. "We'll complete fully localized versions for the major markets based on demand." The primary window that users interact with is now displayed in the user's language of choice. Version 1.2 allows the user to enter language specific values for various hints used throughout the extraction process. This feature also allows both products to be extended by adding language specific terminology as well as market specific vocabularies; e.g. in job titles.

Supported Languages:
* US English, Arabic, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish

"Our approach is an efficient and accurate way to create contacts on Apple's mobile devices. In order to allow every iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad user the opportunity to experience the power and simplicity of these applications we are introducing version 1.2 at 99 cents."

When combined with the innovative Dragon Dictation app from Nuance Communications, both WhoPaste and WhoP-G allow Apple mobile device users to create contacts by simply speaking the new contact information. The Dragon Dictation app transcribes the user's speech into text that can be put on the clipboard where WhoPaste or WhoP-G can automatically extract the various data elements and automatically create the contact record in either the Contact app on the device or in Google Contacts in the cloud. The new contact record is opened in a preview mode that allows for full editing or adding more information before the record is saved.

WhoPaste allows the user to specify that each new contact be automatically added to a group in Address Book. WhoP-G allows the user to specify that each new contact be automatically added to any or all of the Google system groups (My Contacts, Family, Friends, or Coworkers), as well as one user-defined group.

Users can specify a default city, state, and area code as well as tags to be added to the contact notes field. Users can also specify the order in which telephone labels are applied when the source data is ambiguous, and specify whether phone numbers are formatted for international dialing,

Capitalization rules can be specified, as well as the order telephone labels should be assigned when the data does not make it clear. Both products allow the user to specify whether the nickname should be automatically be set the first name, whether a creation date should be included in the note field, and whether the work or home label is preferred.

Device Requirements:
* Universally created for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* iPhone OS v 3.1.3 or later

Pricing and Availability:
$0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category.

Located in historic fun-loving Austin, Texas, Mac-Chi is a privately funded company founded in 2006 by Steve Cronin. Mac-Chi focuses exclusively on the Macintosh and iPhone platforms using the Mac OS X Address Book and iCal as its central platforms for innovation. Mac-Chi delivers contact-friendly software that enlivens your people. Copyright 2006-2010 Mac-Chi. All Rights Reserved. Apple and the Apple logo are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries. Google, Gmail, and the Google logo, are registered trademarks of Google Inc. Entourage is a registered Trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Daylite is a registered trademark of Marketcircle.