It's High Noon at the Software Corral, which means it's time once again to Wrangle this week's new, updated and free software for WM Professional and WM Standard.

This week we are featuring new software for WM Standard,Spb Backup Smartphone and Bubble Babble. Updated software includes FlexMail 4 and Resco Brain Games. Freeware this week is Mobile Web Server Smartphone Edition.

WM Professional new software includes Vito SMS-Chat 1.1 and Credit Cards Spending Report. Updated software includes HiConcept and Spb Backup 2.0. Freeware offers up ezyUnZIP.

Without further delay, let's get started with the Weekly Software Wrangle Week 5 now!

WM Standard: New

First up is Spb Backup Smartphone 2.0 by Spb Software House. I always recommend a backup program for your device, especially if you value your data!

Spb Backup is the ultimate backup solution for creating reserve copies of data on your Smartphone device. It creates self-extracting compressed executables, thus making backup and restore processes very simple and intuitive. You can make full, custom and scheduled backups. With Spb Backup, you'll get encryption, compression, scheduled backups and desktop PC synchronization and extracting tool.

Features: - Desktop synchronization tool - ROM upgrade mode - Device upgrade mode - Storage card backup - Customizable file restoration - Scheduled backups - Self-extracting executable backup files - Full and custom backups - Backup file compression - Backup file encryption - Desktop PC unpack tool

Get Spb Backup Smartphone 2.0 for $24.95 here.


Next up is Bubble Babble for Windows Mobile Smartphone v1.00 by Astraware. Sharpen your vocabulary skills and have some fun at the same time!

Challenge your word power with this undersea bubble-bursting brain teaser! Link together letter bubbles to form words and impress Wordsworth Smartygills - your friendly fishy host! Bubble Babble includes a fun interactive tutorial to teach you how to play with the bubbles and make words from them. Score points for each word you make. Impress Wordsworth with more complex or unusual words and he'll reward you with shiny shells for your collection!

Bubble Babble has 4 entertaining play modes which are perfect for both adults and children, for all levels of skill or vocabulary:

  • Challenge - create a set number of words against the clock,
  • Target - reconstruct the separated word from the letter bubbles,
  • Mystery - try different permutations of letters to find the hidden word,
  • Freeplay - just enjoy making words to boost your points score.

Each day Wordsworth Smartygills will tell you the Word of the Day. Make this word during play to earn a special award!

Use multiplier bubbles to enhance your points score, and get help from Stella Starfish, in her wildcard bubble! Unlock higher difficulty levels as you play - it can help you keep your brain sharp and maybe learn some interesting new words!

Features: - Link letter bubbles together to make words and score points - Full interactive tutorial to teach you how to play with the bubbles - 4 entertaining play modes: Challenge, Target, Mystery, and Freeplay - Earn shiny shell rewards for complex or unusual words to complete your collection - Helpful bonuses including Stella Starfish and multiplier bubbles

Get Bubble Babble for Windows Mobile Smartphone v1.00 for $19.95 here.

WM Standard: Updated


FlexMail v4 by Web Information Solutions, Inc. is our first updated software for WM Standard this week.

FlexMail 4 is a full-featured award-winning (2004/2005/2006/2007) Email application that works with your device's built-in Messaging client to provide the best Exchange and IMAP connectivity available on Windows Mobile! Use FlexMail to improve your ActiveSync or SMS messaging with our multiple signature support, multiple folder searches, and cross-account email copies and moves. Use FlexMail to connect with the best IMAP feature-set on Windows Mobile with easy to configure yet powerful folder settings. Set each folder to download differently, notify of new messages, and get email using PUSH use IMAP IDLE.

FlexMail 4 is a major upgrade from FlexMail 2007 and offers many huge changes. FlexMail supports reading and replying to ActiveSync/SMS/Hotmail email for basic operations or through its more powerful POP3/IMAP4 services to your email server. With support for industry standard SSL and SOCKS proxies, you can connect to almost any email provider including GMail! Use FlexMail as an adjunct to Windows Mobile Messaging or as a near complete replacement.

With FlexMail's many options you can customize your email usage much more than the Windows Mobile device Messaging allows. Receive your email via ActiveSync and respond via your POP3/IMAP4 SMTP account. Get immediate per email or per folder notifications via IMAP IDLE! Have FlexMail only hold the last 5 days of your IMAP folders. Create local folders and server folders. Synchronize by age, size, and synchronizations status on a per folder basis allowing you to get only the last 5 day's worth of email in your Inbox but the last months in your Personal folder, for example.

Get FlexMail v4 for $29.95 here.

Resco Brain Games by Resco is the next updated application this week.

If you have pain in the membrane and need to train your brain (say THAT 10 times fast!), this may be the app you want to use a few minutes each day.

In just 5 minutes a day, you can have the brain you always dreamed of. Improve your mental capabilities by testing your memory, analytical skills and calculation skills.

Concentrate more and increase your brain reflection speed with 36 brain training games. And don't forget, it will also be fun so you can exercise and enjoy it every single day!

Get Resco Brain Games for $19.95 here.







WM Standard: Freeware


Mobile Web Server Smartphone Edition v2.6 by LBETECH.LIMITED is the freeware app featured today in our Wrangle.

Worldwide Web access to photos and other files located directly on your Mobile Device. Automatically on-the-fly creates web sites from separate files with auto-generated site navigation menus, supports web templates.

Features:

  • Single file copy operations required for sharing files via Web only;
  • Automatic worldwide access from anywhere;
  • Permanent symbolic publicly available name for the Server access;
  • Automatic site-from-files(folders) generation;
  • Automatic site-navigation menu generation;
  • Customizable site generation templates;
  • Web pages from plain text files generation;
  • Sharing files from any directory;
  • File shortcut support;
  • No special configuration required;
  • No special programs required for the access;
  • Compatibility with any type of Web Browser;
  • Any types of files acceptable (from plain text to multimedia and presentation);
  • Any data structures compatible (from a single file to complex web site).

Get Mobile Web Server Smartphone Edition v2.6 for FREE right here.




WM Professional: New

Now it's time for the new WM Professional applications. First we'll take a look at ViTO SMS-Chat from ViTO Technologies.

Get threaded SMS messaging on your Windows Mobile device, even without the WM6.1 upgrade!

Features include:

THREADED SMS MESSAGING SMS-Chat organizes SMS correspondence into separate chats. It means you will have a separate chat for every contact with whom you exchange text messages. Isn't it cool? Install fully functional 2 weeks trial and learn how easy it has become to manage your SMS messaging. SMS-Chat provides familiar and conveniet look&feel of IMs.

Try SMS-Chat and find out that keeping in touch with your friends via text messages can be very easy and also a lot of fun!

SUPERIOR FINGER FRIENDLY INTERFACE SMS-Chat is designed for the best text messaging possible. Finger-friendly interface with big buttons allows you to manage SMSing just with fingers. Stylus goes to the past. Sliding screens and animated menus with sparkling graphics add to overall positive impression. You can't help but like SMS-Chat!

  • Full screen notification for new messages.
  • Chats with most recent messages appear at the top.
  • Indication of the number of typed characters.
  • Active links and phone numbers (you can instantly go to Internet or call)
  • Contacts filtering by phone number and name.
  • Multi-lingual support.

MULTIPLE SMS SENDING SMS-Chat supports multiple SMS messaging. Just recollect how many separate congratulatory messages you sent to your friends last holidays. Now you can send the same message to all of them at once! Responses will come to separate chats and you will be able to easily continue conversations if necessary.

Mutiple sms sending is even more easy as there're ready templates. You can also easily add as many templates of your own as you need.

ADVANCED MESSAGING SMS-Chat also provides some advanced options for text messaging. They include forwarding, resending, deleting, viewing and adding contacts. Forwarding saves you a lot of time since you need only to choose a new recipient and forward him a message instead of retyping it anew.

When you receive a message from someody who is missing from your contacts it takes just a couple of taps to add this person to contacts.

INTEGRATION WITH GOODWIN and FUNCONTACT SMS-Chat is even more ready for your Windows Mobile device if you already make use of other iWindowsMobile.com great software like contact manager FunContact and task manager Goodwin. You can easily access SMS-Chat directly from FunContact when you need to write a new text message or from GoodWin when you want to check new messages.

You can find ViTO SMS-Chat for $14.95 here.


Next up is Credit Cards Spending Report v2008a by ieosoft.

Having too many credit cards? Too much hassle to track every spending record for every credit card? Always forget which credit card has been over credit limit? Need to control over-spending on a particular credit card? Now, here is the software for you to track your credit cards spending on your mobile phone anytime, anywhere.

Features:

1) Manage and track your credit cards spending with only 4 buttons. 2) Fully touch screen based input. Record your credit cards spending by only tapping with your finger. 3) Pre-defined spending categories reduces user's manual key in the categories information. 4) Easily track any Credit Card spending record by any dates range.

You can get Credit Cards Spending Report v2008a for $18.99 here.

WM Professional: Updated

Starting things off in the Updated WM Professional apps this week is HiConcept - A Great Toolkit - v1.2 PPCLINK Mobile Software.

HiConcept - A Great Suite is special software package that included four modules: Today Revolution, Card Studio, X-Card and Task manager. You will discover many unique features in HiConcept that you cannot find in other products.

Features:

Today Revolution : Excellent Today Plug-in

Card Studio : A great toolkit for storage card

X-Card : Super Virtual Card Creator

Task Manager : Essential utilities

Pick up HiConcept - A Great Toolkit - v1.2 for $19.95 here.


Next up is Spb Backup v2.0 by Spb Software House. This is very similar to the Smartphone edition and I can't stress enough the importance of backing up your important data!

Spb Backup is the ultimate backup solution for creating reserve copies of data on your Windows Mobile device. It creates self-extracting compressed executables, thus making backup and restore processes very simple and intuitive. You can make full, custom and scheduled backups. With Spb Backup, you'll get encryption, compression, scheduled backups and desktop PC synchronization and extracting tool.

Features: - NEW! - Desktop synchronization tool - NEW! - ROM upgrade mode - NEW! - Device upgrade mode - Storage card backup - Customizable file restoration - Scheduled backups - Self-extracting executable backup files - Full and custom backups - Backup file compression - Backup file encryption - Desktop PC unpack tool

Get Spb Backup v2.0 for $24.95 here.

WM Professional: Freeware



This week's free app for WM Professional is ezyUnZIP (FREE!) v2.00 by CNetX.

With ezyUnZIP you can view and extract information in the popular ZIP format directly on your Windows Mobile powered Pocket PC. By storing notes and documents in compressed format you can keep more information with you, thus increaasing the effectiveness of your handheld device. With ezyUnZIP you can also extract contents of any ZIP archive you download from the web, from newsgroups, or attached to your incoming e-mail.

Features: - Runs on all Pocket PC devices (including Windows Mobile). - Fully compatible with ZIP archives created with WinZIP and HandyZIP. - View ZIP archives downloaded from the web, newsgroups, or attached to incoming e-mail. - Full support for encrypted ZIP archives. - File integrity verification. - Detailed file properties. - View comments associated to ZIP archives. - Fast Find feature to locate all ZIP archives stored below "My Documents", on main memory and storage cards. - English and German versions available. - Easy to use, Windows Mobile / Pocket PC compliant user interface. - Context sensitive help (accessible via Start > Help). - Small storage and memory footprint. - Full install/uninstall support. - Last but not least, it's FREE!

You can get ezyUnZIP for absolutely FREE right here.


Have Software You'd Like Us to Include Next Week?

That's a wrap for this week's WM Weekly Software Wrangle. I welcome all software developers to email us if you have any new or updated software to announce. Just email your news to me at: brian.hart@wmexperts.com.