StyleTap Announces Immediate Availability of StyleTap® Platform for iPhone®

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Users of Apple iPhone and iPod touch devices now have access to the thousands of useful and popular mobile applications that are compatible with Palm OS® devices.

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...we continue to receive a flood of emails from users telling us that they need StyleTap in order to keep running the applications, not available on the App Store, that are critical to their lives and businesses

StyleTap Inc. today announced the release of StyleTap Platform for iPhone®, which allows over 30,000 applications originally written for Palm OS® to run on iPhone and iPod touch® devices.

“We have found that many users and businesses have made very large investments in acquiring and developing mobile applications, and these applications have been enhanced and refined to fit their needs like a glove,” said Gregory Sokoloff, CEO of StyleTap. “With all the new smartphone platforms, users are reluctant to lock themselves into one platform or to make the same investment over and over for each new platform. StyleTap’s cross-platform family of products can help make these problems go away.

“Naturally, we would prefer to be able to offer this product through the App Store, but unfortunately this is not currently possible due to Apple’s restrictive policies, and instead this version of StyleTap will run on jailbroken devices. Although there are many useful and entertaining applications available through the Apple App Store, we continue to receive a flood of emails from users telling us that they need StyleTap in order to keep running the applications, not available on the App Store, that are critical to their lives and businesses.”

StyleTap Platform for iPhone supports standard features that include TCP/IP networking, audio recording and playback, the ability to use the multi-gigabyte storage as a virtual memory card, and cut/copy/paste of text between native and Palm OS applications. It also provides innovative capabilities such as giving Palm OS applications access to the iPhone GPS by providing location information in standard GPS NMEA format.

StyleTap Platform for iPhone is the newest member of the StyleTap Platform family, which includes StyleTap Platform for Windows Mobile™ and StyleTap Platform for Symbian OS™. With StyleTap Platform, the same binary executable application can run on more smartphones and PDAs than for any other software runtime, while at the same time native code execution is supported on each device. For developers, this is "write once, profit everywhere."

Interested users and developers can visit http://www.styletap.com/iphone for instructions on obtaining a free 14-day trial of the iPhone version. StyleTap Platform for iPhone can be purchased for US$49.95.

For more information about StyleTap Platform for iPhone, 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 iPhone, StyleTap Platform for Symbian OS and StyleTap Platform for Windows Mobile which are robust, high performance software platforms that enable iPhone, iPod touch, 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
(to avoid being classified as spam, please begin the subject field with “StyleTapPlatform: “)

Disclaimer: StyleTap Inc. and StyleTap Platform are not affiliated with, or authorized, endorsed or licensed in any way by ACCESS Co. Ltd., Palm Inc., or any of their affiliates or subsidiaries. Palm and Palm OS are among the trademarks of Palm, Inc. Apple, iPhone and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. Symbian and all Symbian based trademarks and logos are trademarks of Symbian Foundation Limited. 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 © 2010 StyleTap Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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