SPB Supports Palm webOS Efforts by Bringing a Decent TV Application In
April 05th, 2010 – SPB Software, a leading mobile applications and games developer announces the release of SPB TV for webOS. This is the very first application from SPB Software for this eye candy Linux-based mobile operating system. SPB TV is a mobile IPTV viewer with TV-like usability, initially designed for tuning in to publicly available digital TV channels from all over the world.
SPB TV features exclusive and patent-pending usability innovations and gives the mobile subscribers easy access to over a hundred of international TV channels, directly from their phones. The application supports must-have TV features such as a TV browser with quick channel previews, an instantly accessible TV guide for all offered channels, quick channel switching and more.
With the arrival of SPB TV for webOS, SPB Software expands the list of supported platforms (including also Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile and Symbian), at the same time starting a new line of TV 2.0 apps - free-of-charge, no-subscription-fee programs supported with advertising revenues. Ads in SPB TV 2.0 are still and unobtrusive, lasting only the amount of time necessary to buffer the stream when starting a channel.
SPB TV for webOS Main Features:
- Quick channel preview (picture-in-picture)
- Integrated TV guide
- A wide selection of public TV channels
- Adaptive network bandwidth control
Pricing and Availability
SPB TV for webOS is compatible with Palm Pre and Palm Pre Plus devices with firmware version 1.4 and above. Palm Pixi and Palm Pixi Plus are expected to become compatible with SPB TV app when firmware 1.4.1 becomes available. The application can be downloaded from on-device AppCatalog for free, there is also no monthly fee for using it. The application is ad-supported: an advertisement is shown every time user switches the channel while the stream is buffering.
SPB is a leading brand in mobile software, standing for a unique line of popular consumer products and partnerships with the world's most innovative handset makers and wireless carriers. SPB's software solutions deliver richer smartphone experiences and enable subscribers to do more with their mobile data connections. SPB Software is the maker of the world's single number one bestselling mobile application – SPB Mobile Shell. For more information, please visit www.spb.com.
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