DALLAS (June 03,
2008) - - BEIKS LLC announces new version of the BEIKS Dictionary Reader for
BlackBerry® smart phones with support for media cards and no cost to upgrade.
The application is the core engine behind the BEIKS mobile references series
best known for the language dictionaries, talking travel phrasebooks and
In contrast to most BlackBerry specific
applications that rely on the platform's famous always-on connectivity to supply
the information needed by the user, the BEIKS reference series store data
"There clearly are pros and cons to both approaches
and for the purpose of supplying less dynamic content like a language reference
we have found that the local database presence works better" said Bobby Kolev, president
The biggest problem to this approach has been the
available device memory. Important data such as email history, contacts and
media files tend to eat up resources quickly and that does not work well with
the already large reference data needed by BEIKS' solutions.
RIM has recognized and addressed the problem by
supplying the devices with the ability to utilize an external media card with
significant storage capacity.
With the new dictionary release BEIKS introduces
full support for media cards in the BlackBerry devices. All large dictionary
data can now be stored on the external card , thus leaving more room for
applications and other critical files that can not be stored on a card.
The new media-card friendly applications can be
installed through a desktop or wirelessly, with the help of BEIKS' BeFTP file
transfer application or any other application providing transfer between a file
server and the device's media card.
The new release also adds some interface and
Registered users can get the updated applications at
directly from their handhelds at
There is no cost to upgrade to the latest version and all BEIKS users are
invited to so do.
For volume licenses and other sales inquiries please contact
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
Mobile® and BlackBerry®. Founded in 1997, the company is best known for its
BEIKS Dictionary Reader (BDicty), one of the most popular dictionary series 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. Other used brands are trademarks of their respective owners.