1. Pete6's Avatar
    I got this via email from BeamBerry.

    I don't know when they are ging to release the product or how much it will cost but having used the tool, it is a step in the right direction.


    BeamBerry Solutions, Inc. is pleased to announce availability of the new version of BeamReader Beta. This beta version is available free of charge and contains significant additions in functionality as well as fixes to some of the problems discovered in the first beta version. We encourage you to take this opportunity to try BeamReader Beta 2 because it represents a major upgrade that makes BeamReader a complete document and file management solution. Thank you for your feedback to date and hopefully you will see much of it reflected in this new release.
    You can download BeamReader OTA from http://m.beamberry.com/beta2 You can also download to your PC first from http://www.beamberry.com/BeamReader.zip and then use the BlackBerry Desktop Manager to install BeamReader on your BlackBerry.
    In addition to significant improvements in PDF rendering speed and fixes to several problems uncovered during the first beta, this new beta version of BeamReader introduces the following new features:
    * Fully featured intuitive BeamReader File Manager that enables you to conveniently access and manage all of the files stores on your memory card / device memory from a single application.
    * Native support for viewing of images (JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF). Supports thumbnail views for pictures.
    * Support for viewing of MS Office documents from the BeamReader File Manger (opened with Documents to Go that comes pre-installed with BlackBerry OS 4.5 and higher).
    * Support for playing Audio and Video Files from the BeamReader File Manger (opened with BlackBerry default media player).
    * Ability to attach stored files to new e-mails from the BeamReader File Manager (requires OS 4.5 or higher). Supports convenient multi-selection of files.
    * Ability to copy, paste, rename, create new files and folders, etc,. Supports convenient multi-selection of files.
    * Ability to create new MS Office Documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) for subsequent editing with Documents to Go (comes pre-installed with BlackBerry OS 4.5 and higher).
    * Support for bookmarks.
    * Keyboard shortcuts for easy document navigation.
    * Support for password protected PDFs.
    * And many more. For a more complete description of BeamReader features, please visit
    10-30-08 07:54 AM