Announces SplashShopper™ 2.1 for Palm OS Handhelds
Major Upgrade of Leading
Shopping List Manager
Available For a Limited Time at Half-Price
Seattle, WA - June 11, 2002 - SplashData,
Inc., the leading developer of virtual wallet applications for Palm
OS handhelds, today announced a significant upgrade to SplashShopper,
its shopping list manager for Palm OS handhelds and desktop computers.
SplashShopper 2.1 now includes support for multiple stores, beaming,
sharing customized lists, converting HandyShopper files and more. The
new version is available for a limited time for half-price, $9.95, when
purchased online from SplashData.
SplashShopper is perfect for keeping lists
of groceries to buy, movies to rent, CDs to buy, books to read and more.
SplashShopper is the first shopping list application for Palm OS handhelds
to include a full featured desktop application and HotSync Conduit that
allows users to easily manage and synchronize shopping lists between a
handheld and desktop computer. Many new features have been added to SplashShopper
2.1 including the ability to assign items to multiple stores and track
per-store prices, beam items to other handhelds, share customized lists
in cross-platform (Mac and Windows) vShop format, and the ability to convert
HandyShopper database files (PDBs) to SplashShopper format.
Key Features in SplashShopper 2.1
- Create an unlimited number of lists
each with custom stores, categories, fields and icons.
- Assign items to multiple stores and
track per-store prices for each item.
- Share customized lists with other
SplashShopper users. Lists may be exported/imported in vShop format—an
open, cross-platform file format, introduced by SplashData, for sharing
list data and customized settings (such as field names, sort order,
- Beam SplashShopper Items between
handhelds ideal for households with multiple handheld users—where
each user may keep a list of their needed items, and then automatically
consolidate them via beaming when it's time to go shopping.
- Customizable List View with colored
rows, resizable columns and one-click sorting.
- Generate memorized shopping lists
- Dynamically calculate and display
the total price for a group of items, including taxes
- Full featured desktop application
with support for Windows XP and Mac OS X.
- HotSync Conduit for seamless, record
level synchronization between the handheld and desktop.
- Print customized shopping lists from
- No-Stylus Mode allows users to navigate
SplashShopper with one hand while shopping, using hardware buttons
(or Sony Jog-Dial) on their handheld.
- Convert HandyShopper databases (PDBs)
to SplashShopper format.
SplashShopper is a perfect compliment to
the SplashWallet Suite - SplashData's best selling integrated suite of
virtual wallet applications, which includes SplashID for securely storing
personal identification information, SplashMoney for managing checking
and credit card expenses, SplashShopper for managing shopping lists, and
SplashPhoto for viewing wallet-sized photos of friends and family. ¿We
envision a future when handhelds will replace conventional wallets for
conducting transactions, storing personal identification, keeping shopping
lists, and even holding wallet-sized photos of friends and family," said
John Chaffee, President of SplashData. ¿SplashShopper fits perfectly with
this vision and helps to make SplashWallet Suite the most comprehensive
suite of virtual wallet applications available for Palm OS handhelds."
SplashData has launched a user forum on Yahoo Groups where users
may share customized lists in vShop format, such as Camping Checklists,
Calorie Counters, the Top 100 Movies, and more. Users can also discuss
ideas and tips for using SplashShopper in the discussion forum. The
new group is open to all and is located at:
Pricing and Availability
SplashShopper is normally priced at $19.95, but is available now
at a half price introductory offer of $9.95 through June 30, 2002. A
discount code of "HANDY" may be used during the checkout process
for an instant $10 discount off the normal price of $19.95. SplashShopper
may also be purchased in a bundle as part of the SplashWallet Suite,
which includes SplashID, SplashMoney, SplashPhoto and SplashShopper
for $39.95 (a 40% discount). The products may be purchased direct from
SplashData at http://www.splashdata.com. Free 30-day trial versions
are also available for download.
SplashShopper supports all handheld models running Palm OS 3.0 or
later including Palm, Handspring, Sony, HandEra, Kyocera, Samsung and
Symbol. SplashShopper Desktop, the desktop software that synchronizes
with the handheld, supports Windows 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000 and XP; or
Mac OS 8.6, OS 9 and OSX.
SplashData is the leading developer of virtual wallet applications
for Palm OS handhelds. SplashData's applications provide all the functions
of a traditional wallet in digital form, enabling a truly mobile digital
lifestyle. SplashData's top quality products and experienced management
team are playing a leadership role in the emerging mobile applications
market. Founded in 2000, SplashData is privately held and based in Seattle,
WA. For more information please visit http://www.splashdata.com, or
call SplashData at (206) 780-9184.
Copyright 2002 SplashData, Inc. All rights reserved. SplashShopper is
a trademark of SplashData, Inc.
All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.