SplashTravel - Travel Suite for iPhone & Palm OS

SplashTravel User Guide

Table of Contents

Introduction
Installation
Registration
Support
Getting Started - SplashTravel Home screen
Currency Converter
Weather
Flight Info
World Map
Clocks
Alarms
Time Calculator
Unit Converter
Check Split
Calendar
Expenses
Codes and Domains
Luggage
Clothing Sizes

 

Introduction

SplashTravel is a Swiss Army knife for travelers, whether their travel be for business or pleasure. SplashTravel includes a suite of handy tools which you may need not only while traveling, but everyday.

Please note that the Live Currency, Flight Info, and Weather features require a data connection to be used, so you will want to have an applicable data plan with your wireless device or you may incur additional fees.

Installation

Extract the SplashTravel.zip file using WinZip or similar utility. Double-click SplashTravel.Std.prc or SplashTravel.Pro.prc to launch the Palm Install Tool, select the appropriate User, click OK and Done, then perform a HotSync to install SplashTravel on your handheld. The Standard version has Weather and Flight Info disabled, and is a one-time purchase instead of a subscription.

After the HotSync operation is complete, go to the Applications Launcher on the handheld and tap the SplashTravel icon.

The Standard and Professional Editions can be installed side by side, so you may want to delete one when you decide which to purchase.

To delete SplashTravel from your handheld:

  1. Tap the Home icon on your handheld to go to the Application launcher.
  2. Press the menu button, or tap the menu bar.
  3. Select Delete from the App Menu.
  4. Select SplashTravel and tap Delete.

Registration

When you launch SplashTravel, you will be prompted to enter a registration code or to run in Trial mode. You may run the software for 15-days in full-functioning Trial mode. The Trial software and Registered software are identical. Once the trial period ends you must purchase and enter a registration code to continue using the software. You do not need to re-install the software, unless you upgrade from the . Simply enter a registration code and your Trial version will be converted into a Registered version and all your data will remain intact.

You can purchase directly from your device if you have a data connection, using the link in the registration dialog.

Support

There are a number of support resources for our products on the web:

Getting Started - SplashTravel Home Screen

SplashTravel Home Page
 

When you start the program, after setting your home location and current location, you will see the SplashTravel Home Screen. This screen is a "mini-launcher."

Along the bottom you will see the navigation toolbar. Use the 5-way nav pad to move between the tools. Some icons have multiple tools layered, which can be accessed by pressing up and down on the nav pad.

Selecting the wrench icon takes you to the settings dialog, where you can set locations, units, add cities, and synchronize your clock if needed.

Currency Converter

Currency Calculator
 

Here you can convert your money in 4 currencies at once.

  • The large arrow in the center of the fields is used for adding the entered amount to the total result.
  • "Undo" button cancels the last entry.
  • "Reset" button clears both fields and total result.
  • Icons on the right side of the total result enable you to transfer the total
    amount in the corresponding currency to the "Expenses".
  • In the bottom right corner you can view the rates of selected currencies.
  • Tap the List button to view and edit currencies.
  • Tap the Update button to download the latest currency exchange rates.

Weather

Stopwatch
 

Tap the New button to add a location to your Weather watch list. You can update multiple locations at once using the Update All button.

Tap a location to view today's weather, and view the forecast for the next 7 days.

Temperture scale and wind velocity units can be set in the Settings tab of the bottom navigation.

Flight Info

Timer
 

Enter your aiport codes or search the list to select.

Select the date for which you would like to see the flight list. Tap the Update button to download data.

Airline/Flight Number is displayed in the table along with departure and arrival times.

Select a flight to view more detail, tap the More Info button to get gate and dely information.

World Map

World Map
 

On this screen you can view the World Map. To find a city on the map, you can tap on the map or choose the city from the list.

When the city is chosen, you can see the following info:

  • Time
  • Date
  • Country where the the city is located
  • The capital of  the country
  • City's position on the map

 

You can also edit or add city with the help of 'Edit Cities' tool: (Menu->Options->Edit Cities). To turn on the representation day/night terminator press on the "Earth" image.

Clocks

Clocks
 

On this screen you can check time in 4 cities at once.

Time and Date are counted according to the City Location set on the SplashTravel Home Page.

If it is 6:39 PM in San Jose, what time is it in London? Too late to call your Granny.

 

Alarms

Alarms
 

You can set up to 9 alarms.

Tap the settings button to edit the settings:

  • Alarm - name and time of the alarm
  • Timing - auto-repeat, snooze, and time-out
  • Tones - select Wave or MIDI alarms found on your device.

These settings also apply to the Timer.

Time Calculator

Time Calculator
 

Here you can check the time in 5 cities in concern to the time and city chosen
in the upper part of the screen.

When I wake at 8:00 am in New York, then what time will it be for my client in Tokyo?

Select various cities from the drop-down menus below the main time.

 

Unit Converter

Unit Converter
 

Here you can convert one unit value into another.

Select the category of conversion needed: Area, Distance, Length, Temperature, Speed, Volume, or Weight.

Then enter the value in the "Enter" field and press the "Convert" button.           

Check Split

Check Split
 

Very handy when dining with large parties.

Set the following values:

  • tax
  • tip
  • number of people
  • total amount of the bill

Then you'll see how much is each one to pay.

Calendar

Calendar
 

This basic calendar is handy to check the day and week number within the year.

Expenses

Expenses
 

To add a new entry tap the Add button.

Select the Category, Amount, Currency, and enter a description for the record. Tap OK when finished editing.

Tap an existing record to edit it.

The total is displayed at the bottom, calculated against the selected currency.

Export -- The Export button will export the displayed report to the Memo Pad application, so you can sync it with your desktop for your records.

Codes and Domains

Expenses
 

This is a database where you can find country's phone code and internet domains or find the phone code and state indication of large US cities.

You can sort the table by any column.

For quick search use "Look for" field. Search is performed on the
column on which you are currently sorted.

Luggage

Luggage
 

The form contains two tables: "Full List" and "My List".

"Full List" is a complete list of entries presented by categories, where you can choose what you'll take for your trip. You can add new entries to the list - just press the blank sheet icon in the upper left corner of the screen.

"My List" is a list of entries you will take for your trip. To add an entry to the list, mark the checkbox across the necessary entry in the "Full List".

To remove the entry from "My List" undo the checkbox in the "Full List".

 

Expand or collapse each list by tapping the window size icon in the upper right of each list.

Icons in the top left corner (from left to right):

  • New - add new entry in the list
  • Uncheck All - clear all the marked entries in one of the lists.
  • Show - select the mapping mode of the list. "All" - all the list entries
    are shown. "Checked" - only marked list entries are shown. "Unchecked" - only non-marked list entries are present.

Clothing Sizes

Clothing Sizes
 

This is a database where you can find clothing and Footwear Sizes in different countries.

Choose the sizes you want to view: Man, Woman, Child.

Choose the type of clothing in the list and view the corresponding sizes in different parts of the world.

 
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