the latest release from Earthcomber, travelers with Windows Mobile Pocket PC and
Palm-powered PDAs can wirelessly retrieve free maps and data over-the-air,
giving mobile users a convenient way to explore their surroundings for places
that would make their trips complete. From a latte to a museum, a movie to the
best Chinese restaurant in town, Earthcomber users can always find their
Earthcomber is a free, location-based service. It employs patented search
technology to match the user's interests with nearby locations and alert the
user when one of their needs or desires is nearby. Unlike web-style mobile
searches, there's no need to stop and enter search terms, one by one. Instead,
Earthcomber scans the area for the user's entire list of favorites, interests
Over 2.5 million locations around the USA are available on Earthcomber. Users
can find nearby ATMs, WiFi hotspots, hotels, coffee shops, restaurants, fast
food, museums, historical sites, attractions, parks, lakes and trails, gas
stations and more.
In addition, Earthcomber provides the latest movie listings for 5,400 theaters
and 30,000 screens. Users can search in their proximity for a specific movie
title, or simply look for the closest theatre and then display prices and show
"Imagine you just stepped off an airplane in a city you've never been to
before," explained Dana Sohr, senior vice president of Earthcomber LLC. "Or
maybe you've driven into an unfamiliar part of your own town. Using the
latest release of Earthcomber, you can download the map and all the latest
information for that area."
Other enhancements in the latest release of Earthcomber allow users to pack
even more maps and content onto their devices or removable storage cards. In
addition, the application's performance has been improved significantly.
Earthcomber can now spot hundreds of nearby locations in just a few seconds.
The over-the-air software is available now for Palm-powered and Windows Mobile
smart phones and PDAs.
Cheers ~ Arne