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iambic Announces Availability of Health & Diet Manager for BlackBerryExpands Reach of App That Provides a Quick, Convenient and Fun Way to Log Meal and Exercise Activity, Plus Track Health-Related Vitals, So Smarter, Healthier Choices Can Be Made (March 26, 2009)
SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/26/09 -- iambic, Inc., a leading provider of innovative productivity-enhancing software, today announced the availability of Health & Diet Manager for BlackBerry. Now owners of the popular devices from Research in Motion (i.e. BlackBerry Bold, BlackBerry Curve, BlackBerry Pearl, and BlackBerry Storm) have access to a quick, convenient and fun way to proactively manage their wellness and nutritional needs. Designed for today's on-the-go lifestyle, Health & Diet Manager provides essentials for making smarter meal and exercise choices, which is helpful for those seeking to lose (or maintain) weight and gain more energy which can be tapped throughout the day to get more done.
Health & Diet Manager carries a number of compelling features, including:
-- Quick start, Profile creation. After inputting a few data points (birth year, gender, height, weight) and indicating activity level, Health & Diet Manager quickly calculates baseline number of calories needed on a daily basis and makes adjustments that reflect diet goals.
-- Robust food item and menu databases that can be easily customized to speed the meal logging process.
-- A listing of exercise activities (i.e. aerobic, cycling, hiking, and running) that shows calories expended based on the amount of time spent exercising. This is especially helpful for understanding trade-offs and achieving optimal results.
-- A Daily Journal section for keeping track of health-related data (i.e. weight, sleep, insulin, pulse, glucose and blood pressure). Drawing from this data, Health & Diet Manager's graphing capabilities make it is easy to see at a glance, progress made towards achieving health and wellness goals.
-- Seamless, two-way synchronization with the Windows desktop version of Health & Diet Manager that adds convenience and peace of mind. Note: The databases used are the same for the desktop and mobile versions.
-- Specially tailored for use with BlackBerry devices such as the Bold, Curve, Pearl, and Storm. Users will enjoy the convenience of one-handed navigation, which allows quick movement through the various screens and menus.
"We are excited about this new title of ours because it empowers members of the BlackBerry community to proactively manage their health and nutrition using a proven approach that is quick, convenient and fun," said Adriano Chiaretta, chief operating officer of iambic, Inc.
Health & Diet Manager for BlackBerry joins iambic's expanding portfolio of BlackBerry offerings that includes Agendus, a powerful, fully integrated, personal information manager (PIM), and SnappySeeker, a super efficient way for users to launch Internet searches with just one tap.
Pricing and Availability:
Version 3.0 of Health & Diet Manager for BlackBerry can be downloaded and purchased from www.iambic.com for $19.95. The Windows desktop version, which allows complete data synchronization with the BlackBerry, Palm OS and Windows Mobile versions of Health & Diet Manager, is also priced at $19.95. When purchased together the price is $29.95.
Details are available at http://www.iambic.com/healthdietmanager/blackberry/
About iambic, Inc:
iambic is a leading provider of innovative productivity-enhancing software applications for smartphones, PDAs and Windows-based personal computers that can be easily tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual, are intuitive to use, and introduce fun ways to get more done. The company has developed an extensive portfolio of products for popular platforms (Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Palm OS, and Windows Mobile), that includes Agendus, the award-winning, fully integrated, personal information manager (PIM), Agendus Mail, Health & Diet Manager, Propel, SnappySeeker (formerly GoogHelper), Tipper, TripTracker, Vehicle Manager, and YourCall. Founded in 1994, iambic is headquartered in San Jose, California. More information is available at www.iambic.com.
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