Abidia announced today that Pocket PC magazine has named Abidia Wireless 3 for Pocket PC and Abidia Wireless 3 for Smartphone nominees of the Pocket PC Magazine Best Software Awards 2005. Both Windows Mobile editions were nominated for the Pocket PC Browsers and Web Utilities and the Smartphone Tools and Synchronization categories respectively.
Abidia Wireless extends the features and functionality of the eBay auction site to Windows Mobile based Pocket PC and Smartphone devices. Abidia Wireless allows users to access their eBay information from virtually any location by synchronizing directly in real-time with their eBay account over wireless 802.11 networks or wireless internet plans provided by wireless carriers in addition to cell phone service. Abidia Wireless can be installed directly over-the-air to devices from the website designed for mobile devices.
“We are very proud to be honored with the nominations for the Best Software Awards of 2005 by Pocket PC Magazine for Abidia Wireless 3,” said Mike Burch, CTO, of Abidia. “Abidia’s ‘Auction. Anywhere.’ platform was developed to be used anywhere, at anytime, to buy anything, enhancing the eBay experience by, increasing convenience and mobility.”
The Best Software Awards are presented annually to honor companies that produce outstanding software. The fifth annual Best Software Awards winners and finalists will be selected by a panel of 83 industry professionals called the Board of Experts, and announced in September of this year at the Pocket PC Magazine Best Software Awards 2005 website.
About Abidia Wireless
Abidia Wireless (abidia.com) enhances many eBay auction sites worldwide with effortless, anytime, anywhere, access via wireless handheld and mobile phone devices; featuring customizable real-time synchronization with an eBay account, wireless searching, cached browsing, wireless bidding, and the ability to effortlessly supervise auction listings on-the-go. Abidia Wireless is currently available for Palm Powered devices, including the Treo Smartphone, Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC’s, Windows Mobile-based Smartphone’s, and Windows Mobile 5.0 with support for BlackBerry Wireless Handheld devices, Symbian Series 60 Platform, Symbian UIQ Platform, and Java enabled (J2ME) mobile phone and device editions coming soon. Abidia Wireless can use network connections provided by WiFi (802.11x), Bluetooth, dialup Modems, or data networks provided by carriers such as Cingular/AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint/Nextel, T-Mobile, Vodafone, O2, and many more.
Abidia (abidia.com) is a privately held company founded in February 2002. Abidia is the worldwide market leader of online auction tools and service for mobile phones and wireless handheld devices for auction sites provided by eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) and Overstock.com (NASDAQ: OSTK), with software released for Windows Mobile, Palm OS, RIM Blackberry, Symbian OS, and J2ME. O-Anywhere, Abidia Wireless, ‘Auction. Anywhere’, ‘effortless, anytime, anywhere access’ and Abidia are service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of Abidia. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, trade names, service marks and images mentioned and/or used herein belong to their respective owners.