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Image Gallery: Spb Software House's Traveler 2 Windows Mobile application

Spb Software House released an update to their mobile travel product as Spb Traveler 2.0. The software serves as a travel assistant with a flight search engine powered by OAG, an animated 3D Globe with real satellite image of the sky, a Geo Game for fun and learning and tools and information such as world time and global weather service, tip calculator and multilanguage phrase book, as well as currency, unit, and clothing size converters. Spb Traveler 2.0 is based on Spb Mobile Shell and is quite responsive and functional.
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By Matthew Miller, Contributor on
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Spb Software House released an update to their mobile travel product as Spb Traveler 2.0. The software serves as a travel assistant with a flight search engine powered by OAG, an animated 3D Globe with real satellite image of the sky, a Geo Game for fun and learning and tools and information such as world time and global weather service, tip calculator and multilanguage phrase book, as well as currency, unit, and clothing size converters. Spb Traveler 2.0 is based on Spb Mobile Shell and is quite responsive and functional.

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You can add and remove cities, create a meeting, calculate tips, map that city on Google Maps, and update the pictures for the selected city using this available menu.

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Selecting the time/date block on the main display takes you into more time details for the selected city.

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Selecting the weather block takes you first to a 5-day forecast of the weather. You can then select one of the days to view more data.

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This is the time of information you will see if you select a single day to view. Weather forecasts throughout the day.

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You can add several cities to follow in Spb Traveler 2.0.

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Spb Traveler 2.0 lets you create and manage your trips.

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To add items to your trip you tap the upper right icon and this display pops up. You then select one of these 9 functions to add items to your trip.

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This display lets you add flight information to your trip.

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With this display you can add details for your lodging selection.

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Enter details about your train reservation here.

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Input all the details about your car reservation.

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Going on a boat trip? Enter those details here for tracking.

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You can even enter details about your bus ride in Spb Traveler 2.0.

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If you have meeting scheduled as part of your trip then you can add them here and they will appear in your calendar too.

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Do you have some other type of travel information to capture? If so, then you can use the activity module to enter that information.

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You can also attach a note to your trip if there is something general you need to capture.

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Tapping the third icon (over from the left side) on the bottom takes you to the tools display that shows you the 9 available options.

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Need to split that check 3 ways? Then you can use the handy tip calculator to figure out the share for each person.

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You can convert units on the road and Spb Traveler 2.0 includes plenty of options for unit selection.

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You can search for flights using the free OAG tool provided in Spb Traveler 2.0.

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Did you know that there were so many different types of clothing size standards around the world? Well now you won't need to remember them all.

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The currency converter includes the ability to go online and update the exchange rate to the latest values.

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There is a fun capitals and flags game in Spb Traveler that can be used to help improve your geography knowledge.

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Here you can see a typical question and how you can select from one of four answers.

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Once you select the correct answer then that location is shown on the globe dynamically.

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The phrase book lets you select from a number of languages and categories. You may be quite surprised by the large number of included phrases for each language.

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You can easily see a quick time conversion for each of your selected cities on one display.

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You can select your default units for temperature, speed, and pressure.

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You can manage your weather and currency sync/update settings here. If you are traveling and do not have a data plan you may want to turn off the updates.

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You can set your home currency here so that your money conversions can be made in the program.

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To make the program faster, information that is static is cached for quick access. You can manage the memory here with this option.

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You can manage when to update all the information in the program with this global sync option.

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A quick look at the About screen.

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Selecting the far right icon brings you to a world view that dynamically scrolls through your selected cities.

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You can zoom in one level in the globe view to get a more localized view of the selected city.

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Here are the available options for viewing cities on the globe.

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