Paragon Software Group Releases Handy Weather for Java-Based Mobile Phones
Access real-time weather forecast for 40,000 cities on a wireless device
FREIBURG, Germany — November 2008 — Paragon Software Group, the leading developer of software for mobile devices and PC desktops, announces the release of Handy Weather application for Java-based mobile phones. The program enables mobile users to get wireless weather forecasts in Celsius and Fahrenheit from any point in the world directly on their mobile device, subject to network connection and carrier capabilities. Wireless Internet compatibility is the only requirement needed for users to get real time weather information.
Handy Weather can be set to automatically update weather forecasts at certain intervals (every two, four, eight, twelve or twenty-four hours), or at a time preset by the user.
Main Features of Handy Weather Include:
Celsius and Fahrenheit options for high and low day temperature
Only 2.5 Kb per city forecast
Temperature graph for up to seven consecutive days, and simultaneous forecast for several locations of the user’s choice
Current condition (for most cities)
40,000 preset cities worldwide
Well-designed animated graphics include traditional weather icons and text
Wind direction, speed in mph, km/h or m/s
Current pressure and humidity
UV index, and other important features
The product will be offered for 5, 95 USD (3,95 EUR – VAT included) for a three-month subscription service or 14,95 USD (10, 95 EUR — VAT included) for a one-year subscription service via download from http://www.penreader.com . The program is compatible with all mobile phones supporting Java MIDP 2.0, including Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Motorola, Samsung and LG. Handy Weather is available in different editions (separate files): for mobile phones with 240*320, 176*220 and 128*160 resolution screens.
About Paragon Software Group
Paragon Software Group (Smart Handheld Devices Division & Epocware) offers software for diverse classes of smartphones (Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, iPod touch, Java, Windows Mobile, Symbian OS) and desktop PCs, including multilingual on-line handwriting recognition, localization, business and productivity applications, games, 120 multilingual dictionaries and
encyclopedias. PSG has offices in the USA, Germany, Japan, and Russia delivering its solutions to consumers through a network of operators, distributors and OEMs as well as online through the company website. PSG provides technology to a host of world class companies and partners
including HTC, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson. To learn more about Paragon Software Group’s diverse product line, please visit:
Smart Handheld Devices Division: http://www.penreader.com
Storage Management Division:
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