PhatWare, WebIS Add PhatNotes Lite to Pocket Informant, Enabling Easy Notes Access

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Enhancement for WebIS’ Leading Contact/Calendar/Task Application Makes Creating, Organizing, and Retrieving Digital Notes More Convenient Than Ever

PhatWare Corporation, a leading provider of software products and professional services for mobile and desktop computers, and Web Information Solutions (WebIS), maker of fine commercial software for the innovative market, today announced that PhatWare’s PhatNotes Lite Edition—a $19.95 value—is available for free download with Pocket Informant 5.2, the latest version of WebIS’ number one Personal Information Manager (PIM) for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs.

Pocket Informant is the most fully featured, easy-to-use contact/calendar/task software available for Windows-powered Pocket PCs. Enjoyed by over 100,000 Pocket PC owners worldwide, Pocket Informant gives users the ability to view, customize, and manage data according to their unique needs and preferences.

Now, with the inclusion of PhatNotes Lite, Pocket Informant users can also instantly add, store, or retrieve text-based notes without leaving the application. PhatNotes, winner of Pocket PC Magazine’s ‘Best Application Award’ in the Notes category for the last three straight years, also allows users to organize notes by category, subject, creation, and modification date.

“PhatNotes is totally intuitive and a snap to use, which makes it a perfect enhancement for Pocket Informant,” said Alex Kac, president of Web Information Solutions. “Many of our Pocket Informant users have been requesting a more powerful notes capability. By making PhatNotes Lite Edition available with Pocket Informant, we now can offer our customers a handy, feature-rich solution for all their note taking needs.”

“PhatWare is very excited to expose thousands of Pocket Informant users to the convenience and utility of PhatNotes,” said Stan Miasnikov, president of PhatWare Corporation. “Pocket Informant is known all over the world as the quickest, easiest way for Pocket PC users to manage all their personal information. Now those users can also quickly record names, ideas, reminders, and other important items on the fly with PhatNotes Lite.”

Like PhatNotes, Pocket Informant requires no special training to use. The product’s features, including Contact pictures, fully customizable color schemes, mini-text month views, zoomable month views, and task view extreme, are quickly accessible to keep up with the user’s busy pace. Pocket Informant and PhatNotes also both support Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition, including devices with VGA/Landscape screen capabilities.

“PhatNotes and Pocket Informant increase the power and the productivity of Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs,” Julie Wymetalek, manager of the Mobility Partner Advisory Council at Microsoft Corp. “Pocket PC users will benefit from the combination of these two products in one value-priced package.”

PhatNotes Upgrade Discount

For a limited time, individuals who purchase Pocket Informant 5.2 are also eligible for special pricing on PhatNotes Standard and Professional Editions. Both products offer full note taking functionality on a desktop PC, along with the ability to synchronize notes between the user’s PC and his or her Pocket PC.

Details on the PhatNotes Standard/Professional Edition upgrade offer for Pocket Informant users can be found at . To purchase Pocket Informant 5.2, including the free PhatNotes Lite download, visit .

About PhatWare

Founded in October 1997, PhatWare Corporation is a leading provider of easy to use, powerful software products and professional services for the mobile and desktop computing marketplace. PhatWare specializes in handwriting recognition, digital ink, note taking, and database and network management software development. PhatWare Corporation is a Microsoft Certified Partner, a Microsoft Windows Embedded partner, and a founding member of the Microsoft Mobility Partner Advisory Council (MPAC), a unique partner program developed by Microsoft Corp. to serve as a focused feedback mechanism for Microsoft Windows Mobile platform development. MPAC provides leading companies with the tools and resources they need to bring the most innovative and successful mobility solutions to market. To learn more about PhatWare, visit .

About Web Information Solutions

A privately-held company, WebIS has provided consulting services to more than 20 small- and medium-sized businesses since its inception in 1997. More than 100,000 users have integrated Pocket Informant into their Pocket PCs. The company works with several distribution partners worldwide, among them Handango (distribution and promotion); Esellorate (distribution); and Fujitsu Siemens Computers (software license and distribution agreement to integrate Pocket Informant software into the Pocket LOOX 600 handhelds). WebIS has received numerous awards, including Pocket PC Magazine’s Best Software Awards 2003; Best PIM; Handango Champion Awards 2003; Best Productivity Application; and Handango Champion Awards 2001: Best Productivity Application, People’s Choice. For more information on WebIS or Pocket Informant, please visit or

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Heidi Monroe

Dittoe PR                

317-202-2280 ext. 11    


Aleksei Kac

Web Information Solutions, Inc.

512-248-1729; 512-577-8546 (mobile)

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