The Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine’s Sixth Annual Best Software Awards for Windows Mobile software has received 699 products nominations.
During the month of August a team of 90 Windows Mobile experts from around the world will evaluate the software nominees in 88 Pocket PC categories and 27 Smartphone categories.
New Products Editor, Diane Dumas, and the 2006 Board of Experts have nominated the top software from Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine’s exhaustive 4000 product Encyclopedia of Software and Accessories. Finalists will be announced in September and winners in October at the Awards Home Page.
Complete details about the winners will be included in the 2007 Buyer’s Guide, available in October, mailed free to Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine subscribers. The list of nominees, the procedure for judging, a link to the Encyclopedia, and the qualifications of the Board of Experts can all be found at the Best Software Awards home page.
The 90 Members of the 2006 Board of Experts, who will vote in the awards, are prominent Web Site editors and webmasters, Microsoft MVPs, support forum contributors, and Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine and blog contributing editors. Their qualifications can be found at the awards home page. All are volunteers and none who vote are employed by Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine.
The Board of Experts cast votes to determine the winners during August. Winners and finalists are the top vote getters. These experts also submit comments about the software for publication in 2006 issues of Smartphone & Pocket PC magazine and they are also available to the nominees.