DALLAS (January 25, 2005) - - Beiks LLC, the world leader in
language and reference solutions for mobile devices, announces a new version of
its popular LexSpell spelling checker application for Palm OS powered handhelds.
In the new version, configuration options are
enhanced to give much better control over the spell-checking process and the
generated suggestions; enhancements include automatic recognition of internet
URLs, abbreviations and mixed case words, suggestion of split words and more.
Beiks has also responded to the growing market share of Mac OS
owners among Palm users and has added a native Mac OS installation download in
addition to the standard Windows executable and cross-platform ZIP formats.
The spelling checker is already well known by a vast majority of Palm OS users
due the inclusion of its core spelling service LexLib in the most popular
office suite available for the Palm operating system - Documents ToGo by
LexSpell is a standalone application based on the same
service, which extends the spell-checking abilities beyond DTG to any
application which input or output is based on standard operating system text
LexSpell is powered by language lexicons
from the vast Beiks lexical database and matched against world language
standards like Webster®, Oxford® and
Cambridge®. Covering the most popular world languages, including
American and British English, German, French,
Spanish and Italian, LexSpell is an
illustration of the company's motto for "essential applications for mobile
Based on the Beiks document reference technology used in other language
and specialized reference solutions, the spelling checker comes optimized for easy one-hand operation
on products like the Treo line by PalmOne, minimal memory requirements and
For individual users, LexSpell licenses are offered at $14.95
Site license discounts of up to 60% are offered to educational, medical,
government and larger business organizations.
Each language database comes with the free
LexSpell spelling checking engine.
Fully functional trials
with a limit of 30 spell-checking sessions are available for free download and
All Beiks language and reference solutions are designed to work
on the newer generation of Palm OS devices running OS 3.5 and higher.
Beiks' proprietary database format especially developed for Palm OS devices
allows all reference data to be highly compressed, resulting in faster searches
and lower memory requirements.
About Beiks LLC
Beiks LLC (http://www.beiks.com) is a privately-held company
with headquarters in Dallas, TX. The company specializes in developing and
distributing essential applications for mobile platforms such as Palm
OS®, Windows CE®, Sharp Zaurus® and
Founded in 1997, the company is best known for its
BDicty Dictionary Reader, one of the most popular dictionaries for handheld
devices on the market. Beiks' product list now includes a growing catalog of
over 250 titles across all major mobile platforms. Those include the
award-winning Beiks Dictionary Reader dictionary series, games such as NetWalk,
Karateka® and Pilot Lines, the Wall Street Financial Assistant
business calculator, the Woman Calendar family planning organizer and many
The company’s Medical Dictionary was honored as Best Medical
Application in the Handango Champion Awards of 2003 and 2004.
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