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Paragon Software Group Releases Handy Converter – All-in-One World Currency Conversion and Units of Measure Calculations Application for iPhone and iPod Touch Users
[September 01, 2009]

Press Contact:
Katia Shabanova
PR Director
Paragon Software Group/
Mobility Division
Phone: +49(0)761-59018-181

FREIBURG, Germany – September 1, 2009 – Paragon Software Group, the leading software developer for mobile devices and PC desktops, has released Handy Converter – all-in-one conversion application providing foreign exchange rates and performing various units of measure calculations directly on the iPhone’s screen. The program supports over 30 world currencies and units of area, length, power, size, speed, temperature, volume, and weight. Handy Converter can be purchased for 4, 99 EUR (5, 99 USD) via the AppStore:

How many times did you need to convert one unit to another and did not remember the way to do it? How many times did you need to make foreign currency calculations when travelling? Whether on a business trip or vacation, Handy Converter will be always on hand to provide instant and accurate answers to all extensive calculations.

Features include:

  • Instant value evaluation while typing
  • Conversions into more than 30 major world currencies
  • Foreign exchange rates automatically provided by Bank of Canada and European Central Bank, or rate may be manually assigned
  • Clothing size conversions from seven international scales for men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and shoes
  • Conversions of area, length, power, speed, temperature, volume, weight
  • Smart and user-friendly interface without complicated menus

Compatibility: iPhone and iPod touch, iPhone OS 2.0-3.0.

Supported languages: English, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.

For more information, review licenses and screenshots, please visit

About Paragon Software Group

Paragon Software Group (Smart Handheld Devices Division & Epocware) offers software for diverse classes of smartphones (Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, iPod touch, Java, Windows Mobile, Symbian OS) and desktop PCs, including multilingual on-line handwriting recognition, localization, business and productivity applications, games, 120 multilingual dictionaries and encyclopedias. PSG has offices in the USA, Germany, Japan, and Russia delivering its solutions to consumers through a network of operators, distributors and OEMs as well as online through the company website. PSG provides technology to a host of world class companies and partners including HTC, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson. To learn more about Paragon Software Group's diverse product line, please visit:
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