Astraware to support Palm’s upcoming Windows Mobile-based Treo smartphones.

THE MIDLANDS, UK / CTIA, SAN FRANCISCO, CA – September 28th, 2005 – Following an announcement from Palm Inc. and Microsoft Corp., Astraware is excited to announce its support for Palm’s future line of Windows Mobile™-based Palm® Treo™ smartphones, the first of which is scheduled to be available to Verizon Wireless customers in early 2006.

“We are delighted that Astraware will be supporting our use of this new operating system on our devices,” said Paul Leeper, director of Developer Relations at Palm®, Inc. “We have shared a long and successful relationship with Astraware, and we believe that the availability of their games for our new line of Treo smartphones will provide a great user experience.”

A number of Astraware‘s games are now Windows Mobile™ 5.0 compatible and these include Tradewinds, Bejeweled, Pixelus, Text Twist and Crazy Daisy.

“We hope that the combination of great hardware and popular OS will bring many more people to the Smartphone fold, and to see the collection of games we have to offer,” said Howard Tomlinson, CEO of Astraware.

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The announcement by Palm® Inc. and Microsoft® Corp. can be found at Palm?s Press Room at:

About Treo Smartphones

Palm Treo smartphones make it easier than ever for mobile professionals to stay connected. By combining a compact, full-featured mobile phone with email, an organizer, messaging and web access,(1) Treo smartphones let users organize and simplify their business and personal lives all in one place.

(1) Within wireless service coverage area only. Availability and coverage depends upon carrier and the geographic scope of international roaming agreements. Email, messaging and web access requires data services from a mobile service provider at an additional cost. ISP may also be required.

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