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BEIKS unveils BEIKS Dictionary Reader 4.0 for BlackBerry handhelds, updates reference products

DALLAS (July 15, 2005) - - BEIKS LLC, the world leader in language and reference solutions for people on the go, announces a major update in its reference solutions line for BlackBerry handhelds.

The long awaited BEIKS Dictionary Reader 4.0 (a.k.a. "BDicty", pronounced "bi-dikti") was finally released as a standalone application, separating application code from reference content.

In the past all BEIKS references for BlackBerry were standalone packages, combining program and data in a single, standalone package. Improvements in the application viewer could not be deployed without reinstalling the complete package and had to be made for every installed solution individually.

With the separation of data and executable code users gain device memory, application usability and maintenance simplicity.

Another major improvement announced with the new release is that BEIKS is starting to offer time limited, fully functional trial downloads for the majority of its reference works. Upon expiration of the trial period, users will have to purchase and enter an unlocking code to secure access to the desired reference content, be it language dictionary, medical reference or entertainment title.

Finally, the latest dictionary reader provides enhancements like cross-links among articles, navigation history and support for other languages.

BEIKS has started gradual transition of all of its currently available titles to the latest revision of its reference platform.
For the full list of language, medical, business, Christian, entertainment and other dictionaries please visit http://blackberry.beiks.com.

Update to latest version of the application and reference titles will come at no additional cost to currently registered BEIKS product owners.

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 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.

RIM and Blackberry are registered trademarks of Research In Motion, Inc. 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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Kevin Doel
TalonPR, Inc.
785-273-9660

 
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