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UPDATE: Vistasoft GeoKron 2.0
Posted by Arne Hess - on Friday, 02.05.03 - 02:11:29 CET under 02 - Windows Mobile News - Viewed 6644x
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Vistasoft, Inc., a leading developer of windows applications for Pocket PC, today announced the immediate availability of version 2.0 of GeoKron for Pocket PC. GeoKron is a world time keeping system designed specifically for Pocket PC.

Version 2.0 of GeoKron is a major upgrade. New with this version is a zoom-in world map that is derived from actual satellite photos of the earth provided by NASA. As in prior versions, the world map shows where it is light and dark around the world. With version 2.0, city lights are shown in dark areas, and you are able to zoom-in on cities and areas of the world to show more detail.

New features in version 2.0 include:

  • Zoom-in World Map derived from actual satellite photos of the earth
  • City lights are shown in dark areas
  • Certified by Microsoft to be "Designed for Pocket PC"
  • City database has been expanded to over 500 cities
  • Clear Type is supported

GeoKron displays an attractive color map that shows where it is currently light and dark around the world. Also shown are the current time and day in your home city, and 4 other cities throughout the world. You can choose cities from a built in list of over 500 cities, or you can add your own cities. The local time in each city is automatically adjusted for daylight savings time.

GeoKron has the core set of features that one expects in a world clock program:

  • View local time in cities around the world
  • Change time zones
  • Today screen plug-in
  • Set alarms in any city's local time
  • Sunrise and Sunset
  • Moonrise and Moonset
  • Airport Codes
  • Time calculator
  • Distance calculator

GeoKron has a number of qualities that set it apart from other world clock programs, such as:

  • Designed specifically for Pocket PC - its easy to use
  • Works the same on both Pocket PC 2000 and Pocket PC 2002 devices
  • Set alarms in city local times
  • Change time zones with one click
  • Easy to use city editor
  • Set the device time automatically to accurate internet time
  • Tap-n-hold menus

GeoKron runs on any Pocket PC, including older Pocket PC's as well as Pocket PC 2002 devices.
A special promotional pricing of only $9.95 is available until May 31,. Registered owners of prior versions of GeoKron are eligible for a free upgrade, they should download and install the trial version at no charge. Registration keys for earlier versions are valid for version 2.0. GeoKron is also available from in a trial version

Cheers ~ Arne

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Posted by Frankd on 02.05.03 - 23:01:37

Some programs without a real practical use are quite appealing, aren't they? At least to me ;-)

Posted by Arne Hess on 03.05.03 - 02:12:10

Oh yes, you are absolutely right :idea: big_smile To be honest, that kind of programs I like most... ;-)

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