StyleTap Announces the Preview Release of StyleTap® Platform for Symbian OS™

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StyleTap releases the first public preview version of StyleTap Platform for Symbian OS, which allows more than 30,000 existing mobile applications to run on the more than 150 million Symbian smartphones that have been shipped. StyleTap-compatible applications can now run on millions more devices than applications for any other mobile platform. A free 14-day trial version of StyleTap Platform for Symbian OS can be downloaded at http://www.styletap.com.

StyleTap Platform for Symbian OS

which gives mobile device users more flexibility in their hardware choices, and offers mobile application developers the largest potential market for their applications with no additional development work required.

StyleTap Inc. today announced the release of StyleTap Platform for Symbian OS™, which allows over 30,000 existing mobile applications to run on current and future smartphones from Symbian vendors including Nokia, Samsung and Sony-Ericsson.

StyleTap Platform for Symbian OS brings the largest and most diverse library of smartphone applications to the largest community of smartphone users, with more than 150 million Symbian smartphones shipped to over 250 major network operators worldwide. StyleTap Platform is compatible with the vast majority of applications originally written for Palm OS® devices, and now enables them to also run on Symbian smartphones. This gives consumers unprecedented freedom to choose the smartphone that meets their needs while getting the most feature-rich and proven mobile applications.

"With this support for Symbian devices, StyleTap-compatible applications now run on millions more mobile devices than applications for any other mobile platform," said Gregory Sokoloff, president of StyleTap, "which gives mobile device users more flexibility in their hardware choices, and offers mobile application developers the largest potential market for their applications with no additional development work required."

A major new feature included in the Symbian version is a display scaling enhancement that allows applications to run in "hi-resolution" (320x320) mode, with the resulting screen graphically scaled to the actual display size. This feature significantly improves the look of applications designed for Palm Garnet devices.

StyleTap Platform for Symbian OS is the newest member of the StyleTap Platform family, which includes StyleTap Platform for Windows Mobile. The preview edition is a public extension of the beta testing process undertaken for StyleTap Platform for Symbian OS over the last year.
Interested users and developers can download a free 14-day trial of the preview edition at http://www.styletap.com/downloads.php, and can purchase StyleTap Platform for Symbian OS at the preview price of US$49.95.

For more information about StyleTap Platform for Symbian OS, please visit http://www.styletap.com and subscribe to the StyleTap news blog.

About StyleTap Inc.

StyleTap Inc. is a privately-held Canadian software company founded in 2000 whose mission is to provide the essential software ingredient that enables mobile applications to run on any smartphone. StyleTap Inc. is the developer of StyleTap Platform for Symbian OS and StyleTap Platform for Windows Mobile which are robust, high performance software platforms that enable Symbian OS and Windows Mobile devices to run thousands of software applications that are also compatible with Palm OS devices. StyleTap continues to expand the capabilities of its existing products and extend its unique technology to run on additional devices and operating systems.

For further information, please visit http://www.styletap.com or contact:

StyleTap Inc.:
Lew Shepherdson
Tel: 613-823-7660
Email: press at styletap.com
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Disclaimer:

StyleTap Inc. and StyleTap Platform are not affiliated with, or authorized, endorsed or licensed in any way by PalmSource Inc., ACCESS Co. Ltd., Palm Inc., or any of their affiliates or subsidiaries. Palm OS is a registered trademark of PalmSource Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Symbian and all Symbian based trademarks and logos are trademarks of Symbian Software Limited. UIQ and all UIQ-based marks and logos are trade marks of UIQ Technology. Microsoft and Windows Mobile are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. StyleTap is a registered trademark of StyleTap Inc. in Canada, the United States and other countries.

Copyright © 2009 StyleTap Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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