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Treo Software Roundup - v080108

Fri Aug 1, 2008 - 3:16 AM EDT - By Neal Martin

Palm OS

This week we look at some new Palm OS apps like Triangled, Alarms, and Enciclopedia Compacta Britannica. Some updated apps are Bejeweled and TouchLauncher. IN WM, some new apps are doubleTwist desktop and MASPware GPSmeter Professional Edition. Some updated WM apps are Bejeweled, Airscanner Mobile Firewall and SBSH MyList.

Palm OS New:

Triangled v1.0

Triangled, by Handcase, is a game of logic, where you have to regroup triangles of color equal, and in positions that fit correctly, the measure will appear on the screen. It seems easy, but after a few attempts, you'll discover that it is not. There are 5 game modes and 3 levels, which combined make 15 options to create powerful and difficult games. The highscores are presented by level. Only for Palm colored. Free only for users of the games of Handcase the GameScore for you to you organize all your moves for any type of game, our game, console, arcade, pc or web. In English.


  • 5 game modes
  • 3 levels
  • which combined 15 options
  • Free only for users of the games of Handcase the GameScore to you organize all your moves for any type of game, ours game, console, arcade, pc or web.

Get it here for $9.00.

Alarms v1.0

Alarms, by PalmarySoft, is a powerful alarm clock program. Flexible preferences of repeating allows you never miss any important event! Support of MIDI and WAW/MP3 files allows you use any music to your taste for alarm sound.


  • Unlimited number of independent alarms
  • Quick titles for frequently used alarms
  • Flexible hourly, daily, weekly, monthly and yearly repeating preferences
  • Extended sound preferences
  • MIDI, ringtones support
  • WAW/MP3 support

Wake up! Get it here for $14.95!

Enciclopedia Compacta Britannica v1.0

I haven't added many, well.. any programs for readers who may speak Spanish - so I thought I'd include this title, as it seems both useful and interesting!

The Enciclopedia Compacta Britannica, by Mobifusion Inc., is one of the most comprehensive Spanish-language resources for information on the people, places, and events. It includes 33,000 well illustrated articles covering almost all manifestations of life. Various historical as well as contemporary topics including science, business, art, culture, geography, and geology, terrorism, globalization and many more are well explained.

Facts and figures are compiled with complete quality and accuracy which makes it an immensely practical and reliable tool. This mobile book is easy to access for users. Text supported with the related images makes it easy to understand. This powerful Spanish-language mobile reference is a must have for anyone wishing to know more about the world around him.


  • Trusted Spanish resource for accurate facts on every subject.

Get it here for $24.95.

Bubble Babble for Palm OS v1.00

Astraware brings us yet another great game, Bubble Babble!

Challenge your word power with this undersea bubble-bursting brain teaser! Link together letter bubbles to form words and impress Wordsworth Smartygills - your friendly fishy host! Bubble Babble includes a fun interactive tutorial to teach you how to play with the bubbles and make words from them. Score points for each word you make. Impress Wordsworth with more complex or unusual words and he'll reward you with shiny shells for your collection!

Bubble Babble has 4 entertaining play modes which are perfect for both adults and children, for all levels of skill or vocabulary:

  • Challenge - create a set number of words against the clock
  • Target - reconstruct the separated word from the letter bubbles
  • Mystery - try different permutations of letters to find the hidden word
  • Freeplay - just enjoy making words to boost your points score.

Each day Wordsworth Smartygills will tell you the Word of the Day. Make this word during play to earn a special award!

Use multiplier bubbles to enhance your points score, and get help from Stella Starfish, in her wildcard bubble! Unlock higher difficulty levels as you play - it can help you keep your brain sharp and maybe learn some interesting new words!


  • Link letter bubbles together to make words and score points
  • Full interactive tutorial to teach you how to play with the bubbles
  • 4 entertaining play modes: Challenge, Target, Mystery, and Freeplay
  • Earn shiny shell rewards for complex or unusual words to complete your collection
  • Helpful bonuses including Stella Starfish and multiplier bubbles

This game looks very cute! Bubble Bauble is a fun and unlocking the higher levels is a kick! Stay tuned for TreoCentral's review of Bubble Babble.

Get it here for $19.95!

Palm OS Updated:

Bejeweled for Palm OS v2.61

Astraware has updated it's already GREAT Bejeweled 2 to version 2.61!

Amazingly simple to play - Unbelievably hard to put down! One of the rare games that you can play all day 'just one more go' at a time. Choose from a relaxing and absorbing easy game, a frantic timed game, or just swap the gems to your heart's content in Endless mode, as you tap adjacent pairs of gems to swap them and make matching horizontal and vertical lines of three or more.


  • Handheld version of the online and PC classic
  • 3 game modes - relaxing Easy Mode, more frantic Timed game, and chilled-out Endless mode
  • Highly addictive game play
  • Automatic hints and game tutorial
  • Export your best score to our online High Scores table!

What's New in version 2.61:

  • New graphics to add even more sparkle and shine!
  • Improved support for newer devices
  • Endless mode now available through the Title Screen for easy access!
  • Added multilingual support: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese!
  • Behind-the-scenes overhaul to bring up-to-date with our latest framework
  • Various minor improvements

Hey, I reviewed Bejeweled 2 for the Pocket PC recently and this game ROCKS! The Palm OS version is just as awesome!.

Get it here for $19.95!!

Master Kick v1.4.1

INDUSTRY Entertainment has updated its Master Kick to version 1.4.1.

Once, there was a table-soccer, now we have Master Kick!

Master Kick arises in glory of the best arcade version of table soccer seen till now! It's not just a game with stunning graphics of various playfields and players, weather visual effects, or live cheering. Master kick gives you the full atmosphere of soccer match combined with foosball skill. Highly sophisticated AI plus numerous formations selection, playing in a league or quick match will not fail any soccer fan expectations. Great dynamic music and sound powered by MODULA Audio Engine and fullscreen support enlarge the overall game experience. Master Kick is available for all the latest PalmOS devices. One thing is for certain, Master Kick tried once, will become your favorite addiction!

Master Kick is also available for Windows Mobile devices and Windows, Mac OS X and Linux systems.


  • great atmosphere
  • addictive gameplay
  • AMAZING visual effects
  • six playfields/six teams
  • VIVID sound FX and music
  • action replays
  • NOW in English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Dutch, Danish, Hungarian, Polish and Serbian
  • available for Palm OS, Windows Mobile, Windoes, Mac OS X, Linux, Asus EEE PC...

Foosball fans, check out the pictures for this game! This game looks awesome, so grab it!

Get it here for $19.95.


Ryhor Burakou has updated his TouchLauncher to version 1.1.6!

TouchLauncher is a new launcher for Palm OS 5. It sports a beautiful user interface and combines basic launcher features with new ideas. TouchLauncher can be used to run applications on your device with your fingers, as well as perform other basic tasks with them.

Download the trial version and play with it! The trial version supports launching of 10 first applications in TL database. To launch all your apps, purchase a full version!


  • Scroll with your finger. Change pages of applications in TL with your fingers! Tap an empty space on a page and drag it left or right to switch to the next page!
  • Support for ICONSETS and WALLPAPERS. Iconsets can be created on the desktop and then used in TouchLauncher (a basic iFone iconset is supplied) and wallpapers can be set directly in the program (a sample wallpaper supplied in the archive)
  • Get the number of unread SMS messages (Treo and Centro). If you have an icon to Messaging application in TL, a red box will display the number of unread messages on your Smartphone (see first screenshot)
  • Rearrange applications! Yes, you can use the Drag-and-Drop function to take an application icon and put it wherever you like it. It will stay there!
  • Categorize applications! Press Home or Space on your Treo to quickly change the current category. Or Menu-Y to edit application categories.
  • Rename applications! Give each application a unique name! (For example, rename "World Clock" to "Clock")
  • Basic functions (Beam/Send/Delete/Information). Just take an icon with your finger and drag it to the appropriate icon in the bottom bar
  • Add WebLinks and Contact Links*. Add a web link to TL and quickly access your favorite webpage using Blazer. Add a contact link and quickly open your friend's business card in TouchBook! *TouchBook required.
  • Click a letter on the Treo keyboard to highlight the icon, which name starts with that letter!
  • And more cool stuff!

I recently picked this one up and am planning on doing a review, so keep an eye out!

Get it here, it's only $6.99!

Pro Pack

RoGame Software has updated its Pro Pack to version 2.4.

Our bestselling apps now as bundle so you can save.

BackUp Pro can protect your data by keeping an up-to-date copy of everything on a memory card (SD, MMC). It does this in a very efficient manner and is extremely fast. To give you complete peace-of-mind it also allows for unattended automatic backups at a pre-determined time of the day.

Backup Pro Features:

  • great interface
  • unattended backups
  • automatic backup after HotSync
  • removal of orphaned files
  • selective restore
  • exclusion of files for backup
  • elaborate file view of backup directory and files in RAM
  • quick toolbar access
  • as always a year of free upgrades
  • and much more ...

Destaller Pro is an application oriented uninstaller. Applications store many- different files that often cause resets and the necessity to do a hard reset when not removed properly. Destaller removes this danger and headache. In addition Destaller allows you to maximize the memory of your device by allowing to safely remove single files, 'a68k' Files, saved and unsaved preferences and more. If you ever had problem with an application and were told by tech support to gather specific information about your device plus a list of all installed applications and Hacks, you will greatly appreciate why Destaller Pro is an excellent tool for trouble-shooting problems. It can export or copy a list of all applications found in RAM and on memory cards, has an extra screen for important device information, and lets you delete an application's data files separately.


  • and Destaller Pro features:
  • Free Lite version
  • Maximizes RAM
  • Application centric
  • Easy to use
  • File grouping
  • 8 sorting parameters
  • Enhanced for Palm OS 5
  • Safely removes applications from RAM or memory cards
  • Safely removes individual data files, like eReader books, mp3s, etc.
  • Safely removes saved and unsaved preferences
  • Safely removes a68k files
  • Exports and copies list of applications
  • Allows save removal of erroneously installed AppSlipRotate and StatusBarLib prcs on T5s
  • Device Info screen
  • Full DIA support (320 X 480 Portrait and Landscape modes)
  • Extended online help

Two great programs in one bundle saves you about $5.00!

Get it here for $26.95!

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