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Wizcode releases Phoenix and FATFS libraries

by on Oct 01

Wizcode development labsOctober 1st, 2008 - - Wizcode LLC (http://www.wizcode.com), the leading publisher of software for mobile devices announced today the official release of two new C++ libraries - the Phoenix Data Recovery for Windows Mobile library  and the FATFS API library.

 

The FATFS library provides application developers with a set of robust and highly efficient code for low-level access to storage cards on Pocket PC devices allowing managment of the FAT file system, the FAT tables, internal file system structures, and sector-level access.

 

Phoenix is a C++ framework that can be used for building advanced data recovery applications for Windows Mobile Devices. Features include ScanDisk (FAT file system error recovery), File Undelete (recovering deleted files and folders from FAT formatted storage cards), Unformat (zero-assumption based data recovery of more than 100 file formats that can recover data even from formatted media), and Media Surface Data Recovery (bad sector/cluster recovery).

 

Both libraries are based on Wizcode's extensive depth of knowledge and expertise in low-level FAT access and data recovery and company's leadership in this specific area.

 

Wizcode is also proud to announce a new product line based on the new libraries and its Evolution Framework:

  • Wizcode Scan Disk Mobile - check Pocket PC storage cards for problems and automatically fix them. Recover bad sectors from defective media.
  • Wizcode Undelete Mobile - recover accidentally deleted files from storage card for Pocket PCs.
  • Wizcode Unformat Mobile - recover photos and images, documents and emails, files and data from severely damaged or formatted storage cards.
  • Wizcode Data Recovery Mobile - the Swiss Army knife of storage card recovery for Windows Mobile Devices.


Beta testing timelines for each product will be announced shortly.

We are posting some preliminary screenshots of the upocoming products below:

 

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Product updates and a promo offer from Wizcode

by on Sep 26

Wizcode product updates and special offerSeptember 26th, 2008 - Wizcode LLC (http://www.wizcode.com), the leading publisher of software for mobile devices announced today updates to three of it's bestselling products: Pocket Mechanic Professional, Pocket Hack Master, and Virtual Explorer all nominated at the Pocket PC Magazine Best Software Awards 2008 by the Pocket PC Magazine Board of Expert.

 

Pocket Mechanic Professional - powerful maintenance kit for Windows Mobile devices has been updated to v2.96. The full change log can be found here.

 

Pocket Hack Master - the advanced CPU scaling and battery optimizer utility for Windows Mobile devices, and winner of the SmartPhone and Pocket PC Magazine Best Software Awards 2007 has been updated to v4.35. The full change log can be found here .

 

Virtual Explorer - Windows Mobile file explorer and registry editor with ZIP, strong encryption, secure file shredder and recycle bin has been updated to v1.51. The full change log can be found here.

 

Wizcode is also happy to offer an exclusive 30% promo offer for all updated products to all site members. To access the special offer log in to your account and click on the special offers link.


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Wizcode nominated at the SmartPhone and PocketPC Magazine Awards 2008

by Anton Tomov on Sep 01

Pocket Hack Master, Pocket Mechanic Professional, Virtual Explorer - Smartphone and PocketPC Magazine Best Software Awards 2008September 1st, 2008 - Wizcode LLC (http://www.wizcode.com), the leading publisher of software for mobile devices has been nominated 3 times at the 8th annual Best Software Awards of SmartPhone and PocketPC Magazine. Wizcode's Virtual Explorer, Pocket Hack Master and Pocket Mechanic Professional have been regularly among the top rated and most popular applications for Windows Mobile Pocket PCs. This year, the Pocket PC Magazine Board of Expert judges nominated them at the Pocket PC Magazine Best Software Awards 2008.

 

"The annual Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine Best Software Awards helps users select software that best suits their Windows Mobile Pocket PC and Smartphone needs by honoring companies that produce outstanding software. The awards process is a huge 6-month undertaking involving the experts of the Windows Mobile community starting with over 15,000 Pocket PC and Smartphone products."

From the Publisher of Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine, Hal Goldstein

 

 

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Virtual Explorer reviewed on My Today Screen

by Anton Tomov on Mar 29

March 29th, 2008 - Tariq Bamadhaj published an in-depth review of the new Virtual Explorer on My Today Screen, make sure to check it out:

 

"When it comes to file explorer, I prefer to go with something more robust than the generic File Explorer that I (and you) got with Windows Mobile. And thankfully, there are a lot of such applications out there, be it commercial or free software. One such application is Wizcode’s Virtual Explorer that was recently upgraded to 1.30 recently..."

 

Read the full story here.


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Wizcode releases Virtual Explorer v1.30

by Anton Tomov on Mar 11

Virtual Explorer v1.30 releasedMarch 11th, 2008 - Wizcode LLC (http://www.wizcode.com), the leading publisher of software for Windows Mobile devices announced today a new release of Virtual Explorer . Virtual Explorer is a revolutionary and powerful integrated solution designed to replace the rather restricted features of the standard Pocket PC file explorer. Virtual Explorer includes a fully featured file explorer, a registry editor, integrated .zip support, built-in recycle bin, string encryption, Department of Defense compliant security, powerful Search module and more...

 

The new v1.30 release is a major new update of the product featuring more than 50 new features, improvements and bug fixes:

  • Added: Official WM6 support, binaries compiled with the WM6 SDK
  • Changed: Search context menu creation
  • Fixed: Possible memory leak in Search
  • Fixed: Search SIP behavior
  • Fixed: View mode switching with the Search bar toggled on (reported in the forum)
  • Fixed: Recycle bin read-ony file/folder processing
  • Fixed: Toolbar background color to match icon background
  • Fixed: Splitter calculations in the toolbars
  • Added: More status bar notifications
  • Added: Status bar
  • Added: "Search" bar with history
  • Fixed: Reordered the tool bars
  • Added: New main menu (better navigation on square screen devices)
  • Fixed: Menu access issues on WM5 devices
  • Fixed: Tree refresh on WM5 devices
  • Added: "Search" feature
  • Fixed: Focus issue during "Rename"
  • Fixed: Possible bug in folder size collection code
  • Changed: Removed "cluster chains" info from file/folder properties to improve speed. This feature will be brought back on in the next release
  • Fixed: Decryption issues with files 4095 bytes long
  • Fixed: Encryption progress bar update problem
  • Fixed: Dialog flicker while decrypting
  • Changed: Encryption speed improvements, increased memory buffer
  • Fixed: ZIP navigation issues related to linked list w/ tree mode
  • Fixed: Reduced memory usage of UnZIP, increased stability
  • Added: Recycle bin support for shortcut put / restore
  • Fixed: Recycle bin bug with "folder restore" operations
  • Reduced memory usage
  • Faster startup
  • Major code rewrite and cleanup

 

Registered users are encouraged to download and update their existing installations. Upgrades are free for registered users.

 

Unregistered users are encouraged to download a free 30-day trial version.


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Pocket Alarm updated to v2.18.4

by Anton Tomov on Mar 07

Wizcode releases Pocket Alarm v2.18.4March 7th, 2007 - Wizcode LLC , the leading producer of applications for Windows Mobile devices announced today an update to its fully featured alarm clock application - Pocket Alarm.

 

The update adds two new voice packs (Chinese and Polish languages) and a number of new features including configuration of the drop down hour/minute selection menu (file alarms.xml), different visualisation of contiguous days (Mon...Fri instead of Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri), the ability to turn off the alarm sound for a period of time (tap and hold on the today plugin stop sound button), alarm cycling option (set to "in" and "always" in alarm properties dialog), and fixes a daylight savings alarm issue.

 

Pocket Alarm is an alarm clock application for Windows Mobile Pocket PCs that allows you to create recurring MP3 alarms with handwritten notes, see upcoming alarms on the Today screen of your device, create, edit, view and delete complex recurring or pattern-based alarms, launch applications on alarm etc.

 

Registered users are encouraged to download and update their existing installations. Upgrades are free for registered users.

 

Unregistered users are encouraged to download a free 30-day trial version.

 

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Pocket Mechanic Professional v2.91 released

by Anton Tomov on Mar 06

March 6th, 2008 - Wizcode LLC announced today an update of Pocket Mechanic Professional, the leading Windows Mobile maintenance utilities.

 

The new release fixes the infamous bug with missing storage cards from the card selection dialog when more than 3 low-level storage devices are present on the mobile device and also optimizes the size of the executables.

 

Registered users are encouraged to download and update their existing installations. Upgrades are free for registered users.

 

Unregistered users are encouraged to download a free 30-day trial version.


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Pocket Hack Master v4.32 released

by Anton Tomov on Feb 07

Febryary 7th, 2008 - Wizcode LLC, the leading producer of applications for Windows Mobile devices announced today a major new update of Pocket Hack Master, winner of the Smartphone and PocketPC Magazine Best Software Awards 2007 Awards.

 

The new update addresses issues with the user interface when non standart system fonts are used and also updates several of the core modules of the product.

 

Registered users are encouraged to download and update their existing installations. Upgrades are free for registered users.

 

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