Even though I spend a lot of time using TouchFlo 3D on my Fuze, tweaking it with the awesome themes from developers like MobileMatt (that you can check out right here in our forums), I also have a copy of Spb Mobile Shell 2.0. Spb Mobile Shell is a powerful User Interface that puts a much needed facelift on Windows Mobile.
Spb announced today at the Mobile World Congress, that they would be releasing a new version of Spb Mobile Shell to manufacturers in late February and that we could expect to see it in early March. Spb mobile Shell 3.0 is adding some cool new “WOW” factors like Facebook Integration, Kinetic Scrolling, Widgets, and many other new innovations. All of this comes without sacrificing speed and stability.
So keep your eyes peeled for our review of Mobile Shell 3.0. I’m sure there are going to be a lot of people including our team who want to get their hands on Spb Mobile Shell 3.0 and put it to the test! And Don’t worry, we’ll keep you posted with more information and any leaked screen shots of Spb Mobile Shell 3.0.
Jump after the break to read the whole press release from Spb.
New Spb Mobile Shell 3.0 Brought to Light at Mobile World Congress 2009
St. Petersburg, February 04th, 2009 – Spb Software, world’s top Windows Mobile applications developer will offer a sneak preview of the new Spb Mobile Shell 3.0 at Mobile World Congress 2009. Spb Mobile Shell 3.0 sets a new standard in handset user interfaces and goes far beyond what is available on any phone today. The new software is fitted with a flexible engine for 3D animation, clever Facebook integration, kinetic scrolling, widgets, and multiple usability innovations. Spb Mobile Shell 3.0 has gained a thrilling ‘wow’ factor and preserved the speed and clarity of device navigation.
First presented to Beta users back in 2006, then to the open market in February of next year, Spb Mobile Shell became the world’s #1 bestselling software for Windows Mobile touch-screen phones in 2007 and 2008. While the software quickly gained recognition among end-users and media, the shipment of customized versions of Spb Mobile Shell by many OEMs and carriers further inspired the mobile community. Designed to be highly flexible, with not just the end-users, but also the device manufacturers in mind, Spb Mobile Shell 3.0 offers many different levels of customization, and is a viable basis for a new generation of world-class smartphones on Windows Mobile platform.
Spb Mobile Shell 3.0 is scheduled to release to manufacturers in late February of 2009, with release to the consumer market expected to follow in late March. According to Spb Software upgrades policy all end-users, who purchase software within 90 days of a new version’s release, are eligible for free upgrades.