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Crossword for PocketPC - Features

    Be Crossword is a handy application for getting and solving crossword puzzles on the palm of your hand without paper and pen, without PC or notebook. Latest crossword puzzles across the world in most popular Across Lite (.puz) and uclick (.xml) formats from most famous publishers in the world such as Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Houston Chronicle, MacNamara's Band Inc, Thinks.com, uclick Puzzle Society as well as from many others, daily come to your pocket with just a few stylus taps. Great feature set of BeCrossword adds more pleasure to crossword puzzles solving, while highly intuitive and pretty looking user interface adds more beauty to your life.

Surprisingly huge amount of fresh crossword puzzles taken from many of above crossword publishers are carefully compiled together and included in the installation bundle.

    1/20/2008 - Be Crossword for PocketPC is acquired by AVB Soft. From now all support is performed by them.
    5/23/2007 - Be Crossword for PocketPC version 1.01 is released!
    3/1/2007 - Long awaited Be Crossword for PocketPC version 1.00 is released!

Key Features:
  • Puzzle Solving:
    • Check of entered words/letters (highlight of wrong letters)
    • Hint (possibility to reveal specified letter, word, or entire puzzle)
    • All clues list (with possibility to highlight solved clues)
    • Scroll bars (with possibility to hide) and also very convenient tap "Tap & Move" scrolling. So it is possible to navigate a puzzle of any size without limitations, very conveniently with single stylus tap
  • Puzzle management:
    • Native support of Literate Software Systems Across Lite (.puz) and uclick (.xml) puzzle formats used by most if not all crossword publishers in the world, such as Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Houston Chronicle, MacNamara's Band Inc, Thinks.com, uclick Puzzle Society - list is almost endless, just enter in Google 'crossword puzzle download' or 'crossword puzzle <your favorite publisher>', or something like this. It means that with BeCrossword you can open and solve most if not all of electronically published crosswords in the world.
    • Puzzle Internet Downloader. Download new puzzles every day directly in BeCrossword with just a few stylus taps, using ActiveSync or wireless internet connection. Almost all of listed above and lot of others entertainment web sites publish and regularly (usually daily or weekly) update new puzzles on a same web link, so you can get new puzzles on the go, most of them for free. Such links are already compiled together and predefined in BeCrossword for your convenience. Are you ready for solving of at least five freshest puzzles every day? ;-). Is it not enough? Then you are free to find and add more and more regularly updated links in the internet
    • Paid subscriptions such as uclick Puzzle Society membership are supported as well in case of valid subscription user name and password provided in BeCrossword.
    • Fast and high rate gzip compression support saves megabytes of memory on your handheld as well as a tiny bit of money in case of expensive wireless internet connection (like GPRS or so). All bundled puzzles as well as downloaded from predefined links are compressed.
    • Move installed puzzles from main handheld memory to card and back
    • Beam puzzles
    • Send and receive puzzles via handheld's email client (e.g. Inbox application etc.)
    • Puzzle details (Title, Author, Copyrights etc.)
  • Application Interface:
    • Floating keyboard
    • Zoom. Possibility to choose between small, medium or large cells in crossword view, whichever is most convenient for your eyes
    • Customizable colors
    • Customizable layout of clue and grid panels. So it is possible to show or hide scroll bars, to put clue panel at top or bottom of grid panel and finally to vary size of clue and grid panels with a handy splitter
    • Handy toolbar
    • 5-way D-Pad navigation support

It's better to see once then 100 times to hear, it's better to try once then 100 times to see. So just look at the screenshots, download BeCrossword and enjoy free 30-day trial out limitations!

Sincerely yours,
BeOcean Development Team
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