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UPDATE: Ilium released Windows Mobile 5.0 compliant version of Newsbreak for PPC and SP
Posted by Arne Hess - on Thursday, 06.04.06 - 20:38:01 CET under 01 - General News - Viewed 11961x
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Ilium has just announced the release of version 1.2 of NewsBreak for Windows Mobile Pocket PCs and Smartphones, their award-winning portable RSS-Feed reader that lets you read your news wherever you are, offline.
NewsBreak 1.2 adds full Windows Mobile 5.0 and softkeys-support, support for high-resolution (QVGA) Smartphones as well as support for Atom 1.0 and many other usability improvements as well.


  • Alerts - NewsBreak's "search and alert" technology scans your important news feeds and lets you know when an event you care about has taken place. If you want more detail, NewsBreak shows you the complete story using familiar Pocket IE technology.
  • Increase Your Productivity - Stay updated on recent events, and turn wasted time into useful time by reading your news anytime, anywhere.
  • News Headline Management - NewsBreak keeps track of what you've read, and shows you what's new.
  • Efficient Communication - NewsBreak updates your headlines only when the info has changed, saving on your battery life and your wireless bill.
  • Complete wireless and ActiveSync passthrough support - Use with your WiFi, Bluetooth, or Pocket PC Phone Edition or Smartphone carrier connection, and when connected to your PC.
  • Custom icons, Today Screen support, landscape and high-resolution support.
  • Support for Google Gmail and other feeds that require authentication.
  • Ilium Software's world-class toll-free tech support.
  • Complete support for Windows Mobile 5.0 and Pocket PC 2003 Second Edition.

Version 1.2 is a free upgrade for existing customers. If you have never tried NewsBreak but you are addicted to RSS Feeds on your PC you definitely give it a try. The full version is available for US$ 19,95 (each) but also available as a fully functional 30-days trial version.

Cheers ~ Arne

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