The following is an announcement from Northern Hills Software:
Northern Hills Software is pleased to announce the release of Pocket Genealogist Version 3.
Pocket Genealogist, the award winning product of Northern Hills Software LLC, is the leader in genealogy software for Windows Mobile devices such as the Pocket PC. With Pocket Genealogist, you can keep your key genealogy facts at your fingertips and leave the bulky laptop and notebooks at home. Pocket Genealogist provides the most comprehensive data support available on a mobile device including events, facts, notes, sources, repositories, addresses, to-do lists, and LDS Ordinances.
Version 3 offers great new features, including enhanced overall performance for Windows Mobile 5 devices. GPS support is now available to 'Advanced' Pocket Genealogist users with Windows Mobile 5 devices. Other enhancements include a relationship calculator, expanded viewing options, the ability to change the font size on the device, a simplified "Add Person" screen, an improved User Guide, and a long list of other enhancements designed to improve the Pocket Genealogist experience.
The recommended retail price of Pocket Genealogist will remain the same - $35 Advanced, $20 Basic. All registered Pocket Genealogist Version 2 users qualify for special upgrade pricing. Customers who purchased Pocket Genealogist within the last 90 days of the release date (April 1-June 30) will receive a free Version 3 Upgrade. As with Version 2, there will be subsequent free updates for Version 3 users, adding new features and keeping Pocket Genealogist current with changes in the many desktop genealogist programs available to our customers.
"Version 3 has been in development for over a year and contains a lot of nice new features, said Kevin Phillips, Northern Hills Software president. "However, there are still many more exciting features to come with Version 3. Pocket Genealogist is under constant development and our philosophy has been to get the new features into the hands of the users as soon as possible and to provide continuous updates as the new features are added. Our thanks goes out to the many users of Pocket Genealogist who have provided such wonderful suggestions, we have such a long list of good ideas that we'll never run out of things to work on!"
About Northern Hills Software
Northern Hills Software LLC, a Missouri company, released the first version of Pocket Genealogist in 2000. Since then Pocket Genealogist has become a world leader in handheld genealogy software with registered users in 50 countries. Offering the most extensive data support available in a handheld genealogy program, Pocket Genealogist is extensively tested for superior data import and compatibility with popular desktop genealogy programs.