Software House, a leading Windows Mobile software developer, today announced the release of Spb Mobile Shell 1.5, a long awaited update. Spb Mobile Shell
introduces the next generation user interface while keeping all advantages of a
Windows Mobile device. Spb Mobile Shell 1.5 brings the perfect usability balance to Windows Mobile touch screen devices. Windows Mobile is a powerful open platform and Spb Mobile Shell usability innovations make it a winner in its target market. The new version adds the most requested features making the user interface smarter and more flexible.
New features include:
- Professional layout for Now Screen
- Spb Menu customization
- Now Screen as lock screen
- Easy pinning on Today
- Integration API for third party programs
Professional Now Screen - The new professional Now Screen shows more
information with flexible configuration options. It adds a simple phone profile,
next alarm and graphic calendar to the Now Screen. The Classic layout is still
available for users who prefer and an analog clock and a minimum amount of
information on this screen.
Integration with third party programs - Spb Mobile Shell 1.5 offers an
API to third party developers to integrate into Spb Menu and Now Screen.
Currently an integration module for Pocket Informant, Agenda Fusion and Agenda
One is available as a separate download.
Device Lock - Spb Mobile Shell 1.5 improves usability of device
locking. Now you can lock your device using a hardware key, soft key on Today or
a shortcut. You can also unlock the device using only soft keys. When your
device is locked the Now Screen shows you the most important information, so in
most cases you don't even need to unlock the device.
Spb Mobile Shell 1.5 is currently available in English, German, French,
Italian, Spanish, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Czech, Dutch, and Japanese
languages. Spb Mobile Shell 1.5 is compatible with all Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket
PC and Windows Mobile 6 Classic and Professional devices. A free 15-day trial
can be downloaded, the full version is available for US$ 29.95. For previous
owners of Spb Mobile Shell 1.x, the update is available free of charge.
Cheers ~ Arne