Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc. and Handmark are releasing TV Guide Mobile,a dynamic new television listings and content service designed for Palm handhelds, Treo smartphones and Windows Mobile Pocket PCs and smartphones.
Through a yearly or monthly subscription, TV Guide Mobile provides consumers with content and personalized tools to get the most information out of the world of television.
TV Guide Mobile features include instant access to TV Guide daily local TV listings; ability to search TVGuide.com’s “Big Movie Guide” database, which contains 40,000 movie reviews, and its “Show Guide” database, which includes episode synopses and other information on 600+ TV series, past and present; and searches organized by title, genre or celebrity.
The software also allows users to customise the information they want to receive, filtering data about their favorite channels, shows or celebrities, through features such as “My Watch List,” that keeps users favorite programs in one place.
Users will have access to Hollywood news, gossip and commentary from tvguide.com, including: Ask Ausiello; Insider; The Biz; Ask Matt; Roush Review; Ask The Televisionary; Watercooler; and Soap News.
The software is available for 178504 Windows Mobile Pocket PC and 178499 Palm OS.