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Treo Software Roundup - v011609

Fri Jan 16, 2009 - 3:16 PM EST - By Neal Martin

WM Software

WM New:

SmartProtect Mobile Anti Theft Protection Software v1.1.7

SmartProtect Mobile Anti Theft Protection Software, by James Larry Gaines II, protects your phone from thieves and helps you track and recover your phone once stolen or lost. And the best of all, it's free.
You need atleast .NETCF 2.0 for this app to work (which most Windows Mobile has so not to worry).

Kindly backup your phone before installing as a pre-caution, just in case it does not work for you. And kindly test the software if it will work or not before using these features :

  • Make Phone Unusable
  • Remove Phone Contacts
  • Automatic removal of protected folders.

To test the software without activating the protection, you can use the Emulation Mode.
Emulation Mode Allows you to test all the features without activating it. The security will run but instead of executing your options, it will instead write to the log file (chosen by you) the actions it is supposed to take. After rebooting, you can view the log file to see if it worked properly or not.
However, do remember that in Emulation Mode, Security is not really enabled so if your phone is stolen while the Emulation Mode is enabled, then SmartProtect will not be able to protect your phone. SO make sure that you use EmulationMode ONLY for testing purposes and do not enable it when not testing.

Here are the SMS Commands that you can send to your phone. Note though that the SMS is only accepted when :

  • The SMS came from a partner phone. (You need to register the phone as a partner phone first).
  • The password is correct. Password is based on the password that you have saved when you configure SmartProtect on your phone. The password is authenticated by the phone once the SMS Command is received.
  • When the SMS Command is correct.

Here are a few of the MANY available commands:

  • getIMEI - Retrieves the IMEI Number
  • lockMyPhone - makes your phone unusable
  • enableLockPhone - Enable the Lock Mechanism of your Phone. When your phone is stolen, your phone will become unusable.
  • resetPhone - Reboots your phone.
  • deleteContacts -Deletes your mobile phone contacts. It does not delete the SIM Card Contacts.
  • unregisterPhone - Unregisters the sender as a partner phone.
  • disableSecurity - Disables the security mechanism of your phone. This requires restart to take effect.
  • enableSecurity - Enables the security mechanism of your phone.This requires restart to take effect.
  • getIMSI - Retrieves the IMSI Number.
  • deleteProtectedFolders - Deletes folders that are specified as protected.
  • and MANY, many more features!


  • This mobile software automatically checks for SIM Registration. If the thief inserted a different SIM Card from what you have registered, it will automatically send SMS information such as IMSI, IMEI, GPS Location or Cell Tower Information if there's no GPS available on your phone to the Partner Number you've registered. In addition, based on the options chosen, the phone can automatically make the screen blank so it's unusable, delete important files via the Protected Folder etc. all automated.
  • A Theft or Lost Prevention Software with SMS Auto-Responder and GPS Capability created for Windows Mobile Devices.
  • When you forget your phone and can''t remember where you put it, you can SMS your phone to get the exact location via GPS information if your phone has GPS Capability or approximate location based on Cell Location.
  • You can SMS your phone for other information such as IMSI, IMEI or even remotely reboot your phone etc.
  • This software is also equipped with Thief Prevention system which will automatically SMS your partner phone number if the SIM has been changed against the registered SIM. You can register multiple phone numbers as partners.
  • This software supports registration of Multiple SIM Cards and also registration of Multiple Phone Conctacts as Partners.
  • When your phone has been stolen, it will automatically SMS relevant information such as IMEI, SIM Card Number or IMSI, GPS Location if supported and Cell Location to your Registered Partner Phone.
  • It is able to also auto-delete Phone Memory Contacts if the phone has been stolen.
  • It is password protected and the password is encrypted with AES-Encryption.
  • Its un-install proof. It requires special procedure to uninstall the protection, so even if you uninstall it, it is still working.
  • Protected Folder capability. You can specify which folders are protected that will be deleted by SmartProtect either when it's stolen (implicitly) or explicitly via SMS from Partner NumberNOTE : Use this feature with care as this will delete your folders as specified.

Get this feature-filled program here for, well, FREE!!

Word of the Day 2009 v1.0

With Word of the Day 2009, by Enigma Games, you can impress your friends and colleagues with your broad vocabulary! Every day, a new word is provided along with pronunciation and definition. Enigma Games is dedicated to bringing out the intellectual in you!


  • A different word every day
  • Hand picked so that you are provided with only the most practical words.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Pocket PC 2003

My mother has her Internet Explorer start page set to show the word of the day through some application on her desktop PC. I'm sure she's going to enjoy this one for her mobile device as well!!

Get it here for a mere $2.95!!

CT Scheduler - * Free Beta Preview! * v1.0b

CT Scheduler, by Connective Tools, is a powerful scheduled task manager that turns your phone into a fully automated assistant!

CT Scheduler automatically sends SMS, switches Sound Volume, use Bluetooth / Flight Mode / Wi-Fi, sets call forwarding and does other interesting things at the predefined time.


  • A rich set of supported actions: send SMS, call forwarding, switch volume/bluetooth/wi-fi/flight mode, turn GPRS off, rup program, restart phone.
  • Simple and convenient user interface. The program is easy to understand and easy to use. You can view, change, delete and create events fast and easily. Status icons, sorting, filtering and other options significantly simplify your work with list of events.
  • Comprehensive time engine. You can use an unlimited number of once- and recurring events. The following types are supported: next 24 hours, once, weekly, monthly and annually. Several events could be set on the same time.
  • Test Run. Allows you to test your events right from the program.
  • Skip Next. This convenient feature allows you to skip the forthcoming event in advance. It is very convenient if you want to avoid the next event without its deletion or deactivation.
  • SMS sending methods. There are different formats could be used for sending SMS. Depending on mobile operator you can select the most appropriate method for SMS-sending to avoid possible problems with encoding.
  • Execution notifications, automatic unlock ...and many other features!

This app sounds to be feature-filled and VERY handy! I like the ability the perform tasks at a pre-determined time and not have to remember to do them when the time comes - just 'schedule' it!! We all know the story.. things are easy to remember - NOW, but, when the time comes.. OOPS, FORGOT! Get this and schedule these things while they're fresh in your mind!

Get it here, it's a FREE BETA preview!

Business Professional Wallpaper - Hotel Art v1.0

Don't let your cell phone wallpaper hold you back. Every professional needs a classy background on their phone; get Business Professional Wallpaper - Hotel Art, by ExecTones!

Gone are the days of skulls on fire, concert posters, pictures of dogs, or that the common horribly cheap background that everyone sells.

This package is different. A new offering brought to you by the LEADING ringtone package for Business Professionals.

A complete set of professional looking Hotel Art. The same art that makes the high end hotels so calm, classy, and luxurious.

Get your Hotel Art today!


  • A complete set of 23 professional looking Hotel Art pieces. The same art that makes the high end hotels so calm, classy, and luxurious.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Any phone or device that supports installation of wallpapers or backgrounds.

Get it here for $9.95 and personalize your phone!

WM Updated:

Spb Weather

Spb Software has announced that they've udpated their already great Spb Weather to version 2.0.1!

Spb Weather is the most powerful Windows Mobile weather forecast program! It combines the detailed everyday forecasts for 10,000 cities worldwide from several weather sources with the beauty and friendliness of up-to-date satellite images on a 3D Globe!


  • World weather
  • 3D Globe
  • Satellite images
  • Animated forecasts for clouds, temperature and precipitation
  • Customizable weather data sources
  • Finger friendly user interface
  • Integration with Spb Mobile Shell and Spb Pocket Plus

Minimum Requirements:

  • Windows Mobile 5.0 for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile 6 or 6.1 Classic or Professional device

Check out the awesome looking pictures/screenshots of this app here and see why it's so popular!! No wonder it has a 5-star rating averaged among 80 reader reviews!

Get it here for $19.95!!

Handy Converter for Windows Mobile Pocket PC

Handy Converter, by Paragon Software (SHDD) Penreader, is all-in-one currency and unit conversion solution for Windows Mobile Pocket PC. How many times did you need to convert one unit to another and did not remember the way to do it? How many times did you need to make extensive currency calculations in front of exchange booth or when traveling? No matter what you need to convert into, Handy Converter has the answer!

Handy Converter lets you save your time and money by professionally performing various currency calculations and units of measure conversion right on your mobile screen. Whether you are on a business trip, vacation or out of office leave the calculations to Handy Converter!


  • Quickly and easily convert given amount of money to all the major currencies (up to 57)! Exchange rates are provided by Bank of Canada and automatically updated daily. You can also change the rate of currency manually. Be sure in your purchases and money exchanges with Handy Converter in your pocket!
  • Always stay up-to-date on the currency rates by downloading them right on your mobile device. Now you don’t need to approximate, guess or have your PC on hand to know the latest currency exchange rates!
  • Use this conversion tool for daily conversion in everyday life. Convert different types of size: clothes, shirts and shoes from 7 main international scales. All measures are converting separately for women, men and kids.
  • Complete all the scientific unit conversions that you are looking for. Handy Converter provides high precision and reliable conversions of temperature, length, weight, area, volume, speed, power and torque. All in all more than 50 units.
  • Find the value evaluation simultaneously during your input, so you don’t need an extra action to find the results.
  • Get all the required calculations easily without complicated menus and needless steps thanks to extremely easy, smart and user friendly interface. Further to accurate conversions you will enjoy attractive vivid design.

Get it here for $14.95! Hey, that's 1340.81 Japanese Yen(s)!

Spb Online

Spb Software has updated its Spb Online to version 1.2!

Mobile TV, radio, news, weather and online games combined in one application with breakthrough usability optimized for smartphones!


  • TV: IP-TV with usability optimized for mobile devices
  • Fast channel switching
  • Picture-in-picture
  • Integrated TV guide
  • On-screen controls
  • Radio: Hundreds of radio stations
  • Finger-friendly interface
  • Built-in radio stations catalog
  • Realptime radio streaming
  • Online Games: Casual multiplayer online games
  • Play with real people
  • Multilingual chat
  • Easy to play casual games
  • No configuration — just play
  • Checkers, Hexagon, and Reversi as default games
  • News: Full text news on your device
  • Offline reading with pictures
  • Article thumbnails
  • Catalog of 10000 best news channels
  • Full RSS, Atom support
  • Weather: Detailed weather forecast for multiple cities
  • 5 days weather forecast
  • Up to 10 cities
  • Detailed morning/day/evening information

Wow, this app sounds awesome! With all of those great features, you'd be hard pressed NOT to find "something" to do, lol!! The description isn't clear, but it appears this app has Spb Weather (or a dincorporated into it, which sells separately for $19.95. That'd be a great plus!

Get it here for $29.95!!


Threedef has updated its Bankarama to version 2.7.1

What's your bank balance? Don't wonder, or worse yet, overdraw!

Keep all your bank balances on your mobile phone! Optimized for everyday use, Bankarama is designed to let you record a transaction very quickly (2-3 seconds).


  • Optimized usability
  • Easy instructions
  • Handy quick menu icon
  • Precanned descriptions
  • Custom descriptions saved for later use
  • Quick mode or describe every transaction mode
  • Track up to 20 accounts
  • Export to Microsoft Excel
  • Password protection

Minimum Requirements:

  • Windows Mobile Professional or Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC

Get it here for $18.95!

Thanks for joining us for another round of Treo and Centro software news and updates. That's it for this week's roundup, but check back again next week for the latest. Hope to cya then!

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