Smartphone Software - WorldMate 2006 for Smartphones

WorldMate 2006 for Smartphones is a perfect tool for anyone who travels. Read all about it!
Published: Dec 17, 2006
Author: Michael E, Callahan

WorldMate 2006 for Smartphone by WorldMate, Inc.

by Michael E. Callahan aka Dr. File Finder

Note: Since by definition "smartphones" are phones that are alsoPDA's, the software reviewed here should work with personal digitalassistants that are not "smartphones". Check the operating systembecause we'll be reviewing software for both Pocket PC and Palm devices.-- Editor

WorldMate 2006 for Smartphones is a full-featured program forPalm, Pocket PC, and other mobile devices. It's perfect for anyone whotravels and it provides a wealth of information. This is one product youneed to try for yourself, but I'll try to hit some of the high points.

There are a number of different version of WorldMate and to findthe one that's best for you take a look at the company Web site. Onevery cool feature is Global Weather Forecasts that can give youthe 5-day forecast in a huge number of cities. My wife and I use it whenwe're traveling to see what's in store. You can also get the latestsatellite imagery so you can see weather patterns for a particularregion or country.

Another very cool feature in WorldMate 2006 for Smartphones isthe ability to get flight information in real time. Find out if yourflight is on time, if your connecting flight is late, what gate you'rearriving at, and more.

For traveling, you get World Clocks that will show you the timein five different time zones and also takes Daylight Savings Time intoaccount. The World Day - Night Map is cool because it shows you aprojection of the world and depicts exactly where it's day and whereit's night. You can see the "terminator" and even do searches for citiesof interest.

WorldMate 2006 for Smartphones also has some neat extras that youmight not think about otherwise. For example, a currency converter thatlets you check up to three (3) currencies at one time. There's also amodule for converting measurements like weights, temperatures, lengths,and so on. Really great for finding out what that gift is going toweight in pounds instead of kilos. You can also convert clothing sizesso the jacket you buy for a friend in the UK will fit your friend inthe US. Slick!

WorldMate 2006 for Smartphones is truly a powerful tool foranyone who travels. For the frequent traveler it's a must have programs.It gives you up-to-date weather, time, currency conversion, and more.You can find out if your flight is on time and make your life easier.So, if you travel check it out. To me this is more than just a Pick,it's also one of my Dr. File Finder Favoritesand those are few and far between. So try it, you won't bedisappointed. Well done!

  • WorldMate 2006 for Smartphones
  • Version: 2006
  • System Requirements: Pocket PC 2002, Windows Mobile 2003, or Windows Mobile 5.0 device
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About Michael E, Callahan

Michael E. Callahan, known around the world by the trademarked name Dr. File Finder, is regarded as the world's leading expert on shareware. Dr. File Finder works with software programs and developers full-time, and in the average year he evaluates 10,000 programs. Since 1982 he has evaluated over 250,000 software and hardware products. Mr. Callahan began evaluating software online in 1982 and no one has been at it longer. He currently works doing online PR and marketing for software companies, and is the Senior Content Producer for Butterscotch.Com.

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