DALLAS (February 10, 2005) - - Beiks LLC, the world leader in
language and medical references for mobile devices announces availability of the
MedicineNet's Pocket Medical Encyclopedia for the popular BlackBerry handhelds.
Produced by the MedicineNet's network of 75+ board certified
physicians, the Medical Encyclopedia brings essential medical knowledge that is
easy to follow and understand.
The new, second edition, utilized by the Beiks application,
includes over 15,000 unique reference terms, nearly double the amount of the
previous book version. Content is also expanded to include not only standard
medical terms, but also pertinent scientific terms, abbreviations, acronyms,
jargons, institutions, projects, symptoms, syndromes, eponyms and medical
"The MedicineNet Pocket Encyclopedia gives quick and
convenient access to important medical information to users of mobile devices,”
said William C. Shiel, Jr., M.D., F.A.C.P., Chief Medical Editor and co-founder
of MedicinetNet.com. "Each entry is written in lay language to present
helpful insights into health and medical issues. At MedicineNet, we take
advantage of the doctor's role as educator to bring medical information to the
Based on the Beiks reference technology used in other
language and medical reference solutions, the Pocket Medical Encyclopedia for
BlackBerry comes optimized for easy one-hand operation, minimal memory
requirements and optimal speed. Once installed the product does NOT require or
utilize network connection.
All Beiks reference solutions are designed to work on the
newer generation of J2ME BlackBerry devices running OS 3.6 and higher, including
the latest BlackBerry 7100 models. Proprietary database format especially
developed for BlackBerry devices allows all reference data to be highly
compressed, making the most of the RIM J2ME extensions and resulting in faster
searches and lower memory requirements.
The MedicineNet Pocket Encyclopedia can be found in the
BlackBerry section of www.beiks.com for only US$29.95.
About Beiks LLC
Beiks LLC (http://www.beiks.com) is a privately-held company with
headquarters in Dallas, TX. The company specializes in developing and
distributing essential applications for mobile platforms such as Palm OS®,
Windows CE®, Sharp Zaurus® and RIM's BlackBerry®. Founded in 1997, the company is best
known for its BDicty Dictionary Reader, one of the most popular dictionaries for
handheld devices on the market. Beiks' product list now includes a growing
catalog of over 250 titles across all major mobile platforms.
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Palm, Palm OS and Palm Source are registered trademarks of, and Palm Powered is
a trademark of, Palm Trademark Holding Company, LLC. Other brands may be
trademarks of their respective owners.
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