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Handango Names PhatNotes Smartphone the Best Work Application for Windows Mobile-based Smartphones

Annual Awards Honor Outstanding Mobile Applications at Handango Partner Summit

Mountain View, CA, October 23, 2006 - PhatWare Corp., a leading provider of software products and professional services for mobile and desktop computers, was awarded a Handango Champion Award at the sixth annual Handango Partner Summit. PhatNotes Smartphone Edition was awarded the Best Application for Work in the Windows Mobile-based Smartphone category.

Nominated by customers and judged by a panel of industry experts and media, the Handango Champion Awards were presented for BlackBerry(TM), Palm OS(R), UIQ, S60 and Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC and Smartphone applications in the following categories: Best Application for Work, Best Application for Play, Best Application for Life, Best New Application and Best Industry Application.

Each Handango Champion Award winner will receive a prize package that includes a $5,000 marketing stipend, placement in a special edition of the Handango Champion Newsletter and a variety of other promotional opportunities. Winners and finalists will also be featured prominently on Handango's Web and on-device storefronts.

"It is an honor to receive this award from a prominent and leading provider of mobile content across the world," said Stan Miasnikov, president of PhatWare Corporation. "The Handango Champion Awards allow for the top software developers and creators to be recognized for all of the hard work they put in throughout the year, and we certainly appreciate the recognition for our work on the PhatNotes Smartphone Edition."

PhatNotes 4.7 Smartphone Edition includes several new features to improve usability and increase user productivity. PhatNotes 4.7 gives smartphone users the ability to instantly dial phone numbers, launch an Internet browser and send an email using information stored in PhatNotes. If a PhatNotes document contains a phone number, URL or e-mail address and the user moves the cursor over it, the right button menu changes to allow the user to dial the phone number, open the Web site or compose a new e-mail message with the single press of a button.

PhatNotes 4.7 Smartphone Edition now fully supports Windows Mobile 5.0 and smartphone devices with QVGA screens. The application includes standard editing commands, such as cut, copy, paste, undo and more. The software also has an improved smartphone user interface and notes synchronization. Additionally, PhatNotes 4.7 Smartphone Edition allows users to attach files to PhatNotes documents, record and replay voice notes and link to other documents stored within the same database.

PhatNotes 4.7 Smartphone Edition works on Windows Mobile-based Smartphone devices running Windows Mobile 4.0 or later. The application costs $29.95 and is currently available for purchase on the PhatWare Web site, The software is a free upgrade for registered users of previous versions of PhatNotes Smartphone Edition. Registered users of PhatNotes Standard or Professional Editions who have both a Pocket PC and a smartphone device can purchase the PhatNotes Smartphone add-on for $10. For more information about PhatNotes Smartphone Edition or other award-winning PhatWare products, visit

About PhatWare

Founded in October 1997, PhatWare Corporation is a leading provider of easy to use powerful software products and professional services for the mobile and desktop computing marketplace. PhatWare specializes in handwriting recognition, digital ink, note taking, and database and network management software development. The company exclusively manages development, support and distribution of ParaGraph CalliGrapher and PenOffice handwriting recognition products. PhatWare Corporation is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, Microsoft Windows Embedded Partner and Microsoft Tablet PC Premier Partner. To learn more about PhatWare, visit

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