Handango Announces the 2007 Handango Champion Award Winners
Annual Awards Honor Outstanding Mobile Applications at the Handango Partner
HURST, Texas, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Handango(TM), the world's leading retailer of smartphone content, announced the winners of the Handango Champion Awards at the seventh annual Handango Partner Summit. Nominated by the Handango team and judged by a panel of industry experts and media, the Handango Champion Awards were presented for applications on Palm OS(R), Windows Mobile Pocket PC, Windows Mobile Smartphone, BlackBerry(R), Symbian S60 and Symbian UIQ in the following categories: Best Evolution Application, Best Entertainment Application, Best Industry Application and Best Life Management Application. Each Handango Champion Award winner will receive a prize package that includes a $5,000 marketing stipend, inclusion in a special edition of the Handango Champion Newsletter, and a variety of other promotional opportunities. Winners and finalists also will be prominently featured on Handango's website and on-device storefronts. The 2007 Handango Champion Award winners are: For Palm OS: -- Best Evolution Application - CorePlayer Mobile by CoreCodec, Inc. -- Best Entertainment Application - IM+ by SHAPE Services GmbH -- Best Industry Application - PocketMirror Standard by Chapura -- Best Life Management Application - Agendus for Palm OS Premier Edition by iambic, Inc. For Windows Mobile Pocket PC: -- Best Evolution Application - Spb Mobile Shell 1.5 by Spb Software House -- Best Entertainment Application - Spb Brain Evolution 1.1 by Spb Software House -- Best Industry Application - Pocket Controller Pro by SOTI, Inc. -- Best Life Management Application - SBSH PocketBreeze 5.2 by SBSH Mobile Software For Windows Mobile Smartphone: -- Best Evolution Application - MobiTV by MobiTV -- Best Entertainment Application - mundu IM by Geodesic Information Systems, Ltd. -- Best Industry Application - Documents To Go v3.0 by DataViz, Inc. -- Best Life Management Application - Agenda One by Developer One, Inc. For BlackBerry: -- Best Evolution Application - Narrator by Nuance Communications, Inc. -- Best Entertainment Application - Monopoly Tycoon 2007 by Bplay/Hands-on Mobile -- Best Industry Application - RepliGo Professional by Cerience Corporation -- Best Life Management Application - Journal Bar by Omega One Software, LLC. For Symbian S60: -- Best Evolution Application - Mobiola Web Camera 2 by Warelex LLC -- Best Entertainment Application - Multiplayer Championship Chess by RealDice, Inc. -- Best Industry Application - Quickoffice Premier v4.5 by Quickoffice -- Best Life Management Application - WorldMate Professional by WorldMate, Inc. For Symbian Series UIQ: -- Best Evolution Application - Voice on the Go by Voice On The Go, Inc. -- Best Entertainment Application - Tilelander by Ludimate -- Best Industry Application - RoadSync by Dataviz, Inc. -- Best Life Management Application - Handy Safe by EPOCWARE "Congratulations to the 2007 winners of the Handango Champion Awards," said Randy Eisenman, chief executive officer of Handango. "Receiving this award is a noteworthy honor as the winners are our customers' favorite applications and the companies that create them are leading the way to making mobile content more accessible to the growing population of smartphone users." At the awards ceremony, Handango also recognized six content providers with "Developer of the Year" awards for outstanding software development, committed customer care and innovation. The winners of the "Developer of the Year" awards are: -- For Palm OS: Concrete Sofware, Inc. -- For Windows Mobile Pocket PC: Spb Software House -- For Windows Mobile Smartphone: DataViz, Inc. -- For BlackBerry: SHAPE Services GmbH -- For Symbian S60: Quickoffice -- For Symbian Series UIQ: WebGate JSC Additionally, Handango honored select new content partners that are hardworking, flexible and willing to go the distance to make sure their applications flourish within current markets and expand into new ones with the "Rookie of the Year" award. The winners of the "Rookie of the Year" awards are: -- For Palm OS: Nuance Communications, Inc. -- For Windows Mobile Pocket PC: CoreCodec, Inc. -- For Windows Mobile Smartphone: Inrix, Inc. -- For BlackBerry: IntelliGolf, Inc. -- For Symbian S60: RealDice, Inc. -- For Symbian Series UIQ: Voice on the Go Inc. A complete list of winners can be viewed at http://www.handango.com/Awards/2007Winners.jsp. About Handango Handango(TM) is the leading provider of smartphone content globally. Leveraging its network of more than 16,000 content partners and its vast distribution network, Handango seamlessly delivers the smartphone content marketplace to millions of consumers on the Web and from the device. Handango's market-leading content delivery platform, Handango AMPP, is the platform of choice for numerous mobile industry leaders including Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung, RIM, HP, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, AT&T and AOL. By delivering intuitive and compelling consumer experiences, Handango has become the trusted source for millions of smartphone users around the world. For more information, visit http://corp.handango.com. Handango is a registered trademark of Handango, Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All application titles mentioned in this press release may be the trademarked by the respective owners.
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