WebIS updates Pocket Informant 1.6 for the BlackBerry Platform

May 18, 2009 in Software (E)

[prMac.com] Cedar Park, Texas - Mobile PDA and Smartphone market leader, WebIS Inc., has announced that it has updated its incredibly popular PIM, Pocket Informant, for the BlackBerry Smartphone platform. Pocket Informant is the next generation in Personal Daily Management for the BlackBerry. This release brings major performance improvements, improved desktop Outlook sync, a split Week View option, BlackBerry OS 5.0 support, many improvements to the Storm touch-screen user interface as well as many regular feature improvements.

Pocket Informant 1.6 offers the following features:
* NEW! Direct Outlook sync add-in via USB
* NEW! Full support for Storm (with proper touchscreen support, toolbars, navigation bars etc.)
* NEW! Integration with BlackBerry email view with create Event/Task menu commands added
* NEW! Smart emails/URLs underlining added to note fields for events/tasks/contacts/journal
* NEW! Space Shift scrolling up added for dialog with Space scrolling enabled
* NEW! Editing categories from main views added
* NEW! Major improvements in sync with BB PIM (Contacts/Calendar/Tasks): increased stability and performance
* NEW! More small features and bugfixes
* Relative task alarms (minutes before start) support added (for sync with local BB Tasks)
* "Mark Completed" option added to task alarms
* And a lot of small changes, like more intuitive navigation between views, more appropriate default dates on new events/tasks, etc.
* Supports BlackBerry OS 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.5, 4.6, and 4.7 including the BlackBerry Bold and Storm
* Registration Key is not locked to your PIM or device. We trust you.
* Configurable categories with customizable colors/icons, contacts/events/tasks are assignable to none/one/several categories, color/icon coding of categories in all views
* All items support creating journal entries for them
* Pocket Informant for BlackBerry can either show alarms itself or delegate this task to the local BlackBerry PIM. If it does it itself additionally to the standard PIM options we have configurable Snooze times.
* Pocket Informant for BlackBerry can work as a stand alone application and can sync PIM data from the standard BB PIM (contacts/events/tasks sync can be configured individually and performed either automatically or manually)
* All main UI colors are configurable. This includes current/weekend/weekday colors, header colors, normal/low/high task priority colors etc.
* Full 15 Day trial.

Calendar Events
* NEW! Split Week View
* NEW! Month View modes with timebars and icons for tasks and appointments
* NEW! Italic font is now used for past events
* NEW! Option to make events in Agenda View one-lined added
* Four views: day (two types: classic and simple), week, month and agenda
* Common features: Possibility to show tasks, move events/tasks right from the list view, go to today/date menu commands
* Day View (Classic): Configurable time scale, configurable all-day/tasks event area
* Week View: Scrolling by week or by day, showing 5/7 days week
* Month View: Displaying events summary in the calendar, detailed view of the selected day (configurable area), optional ability to navigate events of the currently selected day
* Agenda View: Displays configurable number of days, optional headers for empty days

* NEW! Option added to delete completed tasks after 15/30/60/90 days
* Three views: simple list, tree grouped by status, tree grouped by category
* All support quick search filtering (optional)
* moving tasks to a different date
* Completing tasks
* Additional filtering by category/status
* There is a full support for recurring tasks or events. Additionally for recurring tasks there is an option to configure recurrence rules (new date based on due or completion date) globally or on per-task basis.

* One view with quick search filter (optional)
* Direct calling/SMS/emailing
* category filtering
* create event for the contact
* Viewing/Editing contacts support all standard BB contact fields plus many optional fields which correspond to Outlook contact fields

System Requirements:
* BlackBerry OS 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, and 5.0 including the BlackBerry Bold and Storm

Pricing and Availability:
Pocket Informant for BlackBerry is now available available at a low price of $19.99 (USD).

Headquartered in Cedar Park, Texas, WebIS, Inc. is a privately funded Corporation founded in 1997 by Aleksei Kac. WebIS, Inc. has focused on the Mobile PDA and Smartphone market since August of 2001 and has risen to become one of top ten developers by sales for mobile devices shortly thereafter. With more than 500,000 users on Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, and now the iPhone, WebIS has shown expertise, leadership, and vision in the mobile space. For more information on WebIS or Pocket Informant, please visit their website. Copyright 1997-2008 WebIS, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, and iPhone are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.


Print this page | PDF | TXT | Read other releases by this member.