|SplashData is a leading provider of productivity software for smartphones. It has launched SplashID 4.0 password manager for Windows Mobile and BlackBerry (News - Alert) devices. The new version has been released for Palm/Treo devices, offering a host of new features that enhance security, convenience and connectivity.
"Whether the sensitive information you carry around with you on your mobile device is for business or personal use, all of us need to take the steps necessary to keep that data from falling in the hands of the wrong people. SplashID 4 now offers BlackBerry and Windows Mobile users the handy tools to easily manage and protect their passwords, account numbers and other sensitive information and prevents their identities from being stolen," Morgan Slain, CEO of SplashData, was quoted as saying in the report.
Both the mobile application and the Windows desktop software which was unavailable in the prior version has been updated in SplashID 4.
Key new features of SplashID 4's handheld software include:
Active URL links: It gives the ability to simply tap the URL field to launch the web browser and immediately access a website. It also enables four additional data fields for filling in information, bringing the total number of fields in each SplashID record to ten, plus a Notes field. Enhanced Password Generator, automatically generates robust passwords that fit specific criteria and it marks the strength and security of selected passwords.
Enhances the ability to email records, with SplashID automatically exporting a secure vID file and attaching it to an email message that can be sent to colleagues. SplashID 4's Windows desktop companion software has also been completely revamped with updates including: Web Auto-Fill, simplifying data entry of user names and passwords. SplashID enables web browser to go directly to a site and can retrieve the username and password to auto-fill in the record.
Panel View and Tree View are the two ways to view all records or categories of records. Database Sync, enables advanced users to select multiple databases to synchronize with on the desktop and easily share data with other users, even across a network. Auto Search, retrieves records simply by the user entering a few letters in the Find box to instantly display results in the results view.
SplashID is the world's best-selling mobile password manager. SplashID has over 500,000 users on Palm OS, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, Symbian (News
), UIQ, Windows and Mac OS platforms. SplashID safely and securely stores all kinds of personal identification information, including user names, passwords, credit card numbers, calling card numbers, bank account data, PINs, medical insurance information and much more. Information is stored in a secure, encrypted format and is quickly accessible on a smartphone or desktop computer. SplashID includes both mobile and desktop software for Windows and Macintosh and the data is automatically synchronized between the two.
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