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Be Crossword version 2.0 is now up!

What's new?
uclick (.xml) crossword puzzle format support added what means for you:
Twise more or even more fresh puzzles included in the bundle
Twise more or even more new puzzles every day and every week
Twise more or even more crossword publishers supported across the world
Paid crossword puzzle subsribtions like uclick Puzzle Society membership support added for downloading of premium class paid puzzles directly in Be Crossword
Fast and hight rate gzip compression support added what means for you:
Saving megabytes of memory on your handheld
Tiny bit of money in case of expensive wireless internet connection
All puzzles included in the installation bunlde as well as all downloaded from locations preconfigured in Be Crossword are compressed.
Menu button added to the toolbar for more convenience and no confusion
Performs better when a lot of crossword puzzles installed on the handheld
Fixed all issues reported during version 1.x lifetime
Desktop Puzzle Fetcher included in the installation bundle and works 10 days out of limitations. Then if you like it

Crossword for Palm - Features

    Be Crossword is a handy Palm application for getting and solving crossword puzzles on the palm of your hand without paper and pen, without desktop or laptop. 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 Be Crossword adds more pleasure to crossword puzzles solving, while highly intuitive and pretty looking user interface adds more beauty to your life.

300 fresh crossword puzzles taken from most of above crossword publishers are carefully compiled together and included in the installation bundle absolutely for free.
NEW!!! Additionally to BeCrossword you may order Puzzle Fetcher, which will download fresh puzzles to you daily.

Key Features:

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)
Unlimited dimensions of puzzles. Thanks to scrolling with toolbar arrows or with ultimately convenient "tap & move" scrolling allowing to navigate a puzzle with a single stylus tap.
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
Palm and Treo 5-way navigation support
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 Be Crossword you can open and solve most if not all of electronically published crosswords in the world.
Built-in Crossword Puzzle Downloader what means for you:
Download at least 6 freshest puzzles every day and at least 5 freshest puzzles every week from most famous publishers in the world, directly in Be Crossword, absolutely at no costs, with just a few stylus taps using wireless internet connection on your handheld.
Is it not enough for your mind? ;-) Or are downloaded puzzles not enough interesting for you? ;-)
Then find more and more download locations on the web in the language and thematic of your choice and simple add them for downloading directly in Be Crossword.
Looking for freshest premium class puzzles coming to your handheld daily and/or weekly?
Then inexpensive paid crossword puzzle subscribtions like uclick Puzzle Society membership are exactly for you. Just buy your favorite subscibtion on the publisher website, provide your subscibtion(s) username and password to Be Crossword and you are ready to download paid puzzles directly in Be Crossword in exactly same way as free ones!
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/EDGE or so). All puzzles included in the Be Crossword installation bundle, as well as all downloaded directly in Be Crossword from publishers mentioned on this page are compressed.
Desktop Puzzle Converter. Simple inreplacable in the case you do not have memory card for your handheld but have crossword puzzle files on your desktop/laptop computer in the format another than Palm Database (.pdb). For customers of another than Windows operation system (Mac, Linux etc.) online puzzle converter is available here.
Move installed puzzles from main handheld memory to card and back (with possibility to move particular puzzles as well as all at once)
Beam puzzles
Send and receive puzzles via handheld's email client (e.g. Versa Mail, Snapper Mail, Agendus Mail etc.)
Puzzle details (Title, Author, Copyrights etc.)

Resolutions Supported:
  • Palm Hi-Res (320x320)
  • Palm Standard (160x160)
  • Palm Hi-Res (320x480)
  • Palm Hi-Res Landscape (480x320)
  • Sony Hi-Res (320x480)
  • Sony Hi-Res Landscape (480x320)
Minimum Requirements:
  • Palm OS 3.0
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 Be Crossword and enjoy it!

Sincerely yours,
BeOcean Development Team
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