Treo and Centro Software - Top 100 Gold List
With over 50,000 Treo and Centro software titles available for your smartphone finding the best ones can be a complicated matter and so I thought that it might be a good idea to compile an updated “Gold” list of my top Utilities, Business, Communication, Information, Entertainment and Freeware applications as well as Games.
I hope that the applications in this list will promote your discovery of some of the great things that you can do with your smartphone. To help you make the most of all of these terrific Treo and Centro software titles we’ve also created a 20% off coupon valid across all applications in the Treonauts Software Store. Simply enter the promotion code TOP100 in your cart and enjoy!
VolumeCare Pro ($19.95)
VolumeCare increases the maximum volume levels for each Treo or Centro speaker. Studies have proven volume increases up to a 250% in handset volume, speaker phone volume and wired headset volume. VolumeCare will also allow you to adjust your voice volume (aka microphone) so others will hear you *loud* and clear (see VolumeCare review).
Think of Butler as your assistant who thinks of everything. This bestselling application contains seven sets of essential Treo and Centro utilities including Alarms, Attention Grabber, Navigation, Launching, LED, Keyguard and more.
Ringo Pro – MP3 Ringtone Player ($29.95)
The obvious practical aspect of Ringo is that it will allow you to bring your Treo alive with amazing MP3 ringtones - and set personal tones and pictures for friends and groups (see Ringo review).
PowerRUN enables applications to be moved from internal memory to a Memory card and enables them to be launched from the Memory Card (SD, miniSD, microSD) as if they resided in internal memory thus saving precious space on your Treo or Centro smartphone.
Power Hero ($14.95)
Power Hero provides you with a simple and easy to use console from which you can instantly see the status and control any one of the six main power-draining functions on your smartphone to help extend the life of your battery to deliver an estimated additional 20% power (see Power Hero review).
Resco Explorer ($29.95)
Resco Explorer is so much more than just a great file manager as it also includes a zipper, viewer, launcher, backup tool, ftp and network explorer all in one terrific bundle (see Resco Explorer review).
KB LightsOff ($5.50)
KB LightsOff allows you to turn off the keyboard lights of your Treo or Centro (either automatically or manually) when they are not needed. In Auto Mode, the keyboard lights will come on whenever you use the keyboard or other keys (configurable) and go off after a configurable period of keyboard inactivity.
magicButton is a clever utility designed to control PocketTunes via a wired headset – allowing you to Play, Stop, FFWD and Pause the song if there is an incoming call (see MagicButton review).
Destaller Pro ($15.95)
Destaller Pro is a simple and powerful application uninstaller. Destaller allows you to maximize the memory of your device by allowing to safely remove single files, 'a68k' Files, saved and unsaved preferences and more .
Resco Backup ($14.95)
Resco Backup lets you backup your handheld data on an expansion card and restore all this in case of problems.
PdaNet for Treo 650/680 PdaNet for Treo 700p/755p ($34.00)
PdaNet provides software to drive your Treo smartphone as a Wireless Modem for your PC - PdaNet allows your PC to go online by connecting to your Treo smartphone through the Hotsync USB cable or Bluetooth.
Softick Card Export II ($14.95)
Softick Card Export II allows you to access the SD card on your Treo or Centro as a logical disk on your Windows desktop. Card Export II emulates USB Mass Storage device and doesn't require any additional drivers on modern desktop systems.
Softick Audio Gateway ($19.95)
Softick Audio Gateway is the first and only solution available for your Treo and Centro that delivers A2DP Stereo Bluetooth audio so that you can connect your smartphone to any Bluetooth stereo headphones and wirelessly listen to your digital music while on the go.
Visual Arts ($5.95)
Visual Arts is a cool utility designed to automatically and randomly change the wallpaper for the Main screen in the Phone application. You can set to change the picture each time you Launch the Phone application or set a timer to change (see Visual Arts review).
PocketMirror Professional XT ($49.95)
If like me you use Outook then you will quickly appreciate PocketMirror’s ability to synchronize multiple Contacts, Calendar, Tasks and Notes folders instead of just one. This is an absolutely essential application for me.
Documents To Go Premium Edition ($49.99)
Documents To Go is the only mobile Office suite to support viewing, editing, and creation of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 files and probably one of the most basic and essential business applications on your Treo or Centro.
The bestselling SplashID safely and securely stores all of your personal identification information including user names, passwords, credit cards, calling cards, bank accounts, PINs, and more. Information is stored in a secure, encrypted format and is quickly accessible on your Treo, Centro or Desktop computer with the included desktop software (see SplashID review).
mobileCLOCK is a powerful, fun and simple application that offers multiple alarms, timers and stopwatches which can all be tied to any sound on your Treo or Centro including MP3 files – ideal for waking up to a different tune every day. It’s one of the favourite applications on my smartphone (see MobileClock review).
TreoMemo is a terrific solution that was designed to specifically enhance the usability of the standard Memo application by focusing on providing a replacement tool with easier navigation, thumbscreening and maximising the use of the QWERTY keyboard as well as adding terrific functionality enhancements such as ‘Smart Links’ which now allow TreoMemo to call numbers, email and follow web links from your notes as well as enabling MP3 alarms among others (see TreoMemo review).
Quick News is a powerful application that allows you to download RSS news feeds either via a HotSync or using a direct internet connection to your Treo or Centro and read them at your leisure while on the go (see QuickNews review).
ListPro Professional Edition ($29.95)
ListPro is one of the most powerful and simple list management tools that I have come across and the companion desktop application is perfect for creating lists at your PC and viewing them later on your Treo or Centro while on the go (see ListPro review).
SplashWallet Suite combines four terrific applications in one great value bundle offering SplashMoney, SplashPhoto, SplashShopper and SplashID.
HanDBase Professional ($39.99)
HanDBase is a mobile relational database that has been awarded top honors for its simple interface enabling users the ability to create their own custom database solution in minutes.
CallRec is a small and extremely easy to use application that will record important phone calls, a voice memo or any other sound coming in or out of your Treo at the simple push of the Side Button so that you can listen to them later.
TAKEphONE is a wrapper for the Palm OS address book application, designed to enhance and simplify the most common tasks – finding phone numbers and creating/editing contacts. These tasks can be done without the use of a stylus, with just a few taps on the screen (see TAKEphONE review).
SnapperMail Enterprise ($59.95)
Probably the best email client available for your Treo or Centro, SnapperMail offers one of the most complete and intuitive email solutions and it has been my preferred application for a number of years now.
VoiceDialIt is an excellent Treo and Centro voice dialing application. This simple-to-use application allows you to dial your existing contacts with ease by simply speaking their name. Within minutes you can train multiple contacts and start dialing with high accuracy with your voice.
UltimatePhone is an enhanced version of the very popular DialByPhoto which now offers even more features to replace your standard Phone application with shortcut photo contacts, web bookmarks as well as application shortcuts.
IM+ All-in-One mobile messenger is a complete solution that allows users to exchange messages within the most popular IM systems (MSN/ Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo!, AIM/ iChat, ICQ, Jabber, Google Talk and MySpace) between mobile devices and PCs in real-time.
Google Maps (Free)
Google Maps is without a doubt the most powerful and useful mapping tool for your Treo or Centro – an absolutely essential application that nobody should be without.
Zagat To Go ($29.95/Year)
ZAGAT TO GO was already the most comprehensive restaurant and entertainment guide available and with regular, automated content updates offering the freshest reviews you'll always be "in the know" when you're "on the go."
BEIKS English Dictionary ($19.95)
You never know when you’ll be stuck for words and it’s always good to have a reliable dictionary within reach. With over 34,000 unique words, the BEIKS English Dictionary is a compact and handy helper to the hungry and always improving minds.
Handy Weather ($14.95)
Handy Weather brings you forecasts and conditions from over 40,000 preset cities from around the world.
Treo Weather ($9.95)
TreoWeather is a simple weather browsing application that delivers great results and offers one of the most attractive graphical displays.
4cast provides a 5 day weather forecast plus radar images, weather alerts, and detailed forecast.
Quickipedia for Palm OS is a handheld client for accessing and reading the Wikipedia online encyclopedia. Wikipedia contains over 900,000 entries on everything from history to popular culture in a number of languages, making it perfect for educational purposes, or just seeking general knowledge.
Express Executive Subscription ($69.90/Year)
Pocket Express provides one-touch access to news, sports, weather, travel and other essential information. Includes white and yellow pages, 411 Directory lookups, reverse directory, movie reviews and show times, street-level mapping, turn-by-turn driving directions, an Oxford Reference as well as unlimited access to OAG (the Official Airline Guide).
Wine Enthusiast Guide 2007 ($19.95)
With a few key strokes you can instantly access up-to-date details, reviews, ratings and retail prices for over 34,000 wines world wide. That's over three times the number included in previous editions and represents every wine reviewed by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
Pocket Tunes Deluxe ($37.95)
Pocket Tunes is the bestselling solution to play music or listen to audio books from your collection on your Treo and Centro. You can also use it to subscribe to an online music service such as Rhapsody to gain access to millions of unique songs. With Pocket Tunes Deluxe, you can even listen to Internet radio anywhere that you have wireless Internet access.
CorePlayer is simply the best video player available for your Treo and one of the absolutely essential applications on my smartphone.
TCPMP is the older, free, open source version of CorePlayer above which is now discontinued.
MobiTV provides more than 40 channels of high quality streaming video to your Treo and Centro smartphone.
Kinoma Player ($24.99)
Enjoy streaming video and audio on your Palm Centro or Treo smartphone with Kinoma Player 4 EX. The built-in Kinoma Media Guide means you'll always have something interesting to stream. Features advanced digital media technology including Windows Media 9 video and audio, MPEG-4, AAC, MP3, Flash Video and RTSP streaming.
Audible (from $14.95/month)
The Audible service provides one of the most extensive libraries of audiobooks and is fully compatible with your Treo and Centro smartphone.
SplashPhoto turns your Palm OS handheld into a mobile digital picture frame. Simply load your favorite images with the included desktop software and you're ready to view images while on the go. Images can be viewed by thumbnail, individually or in a slide show.
Mobipocket (Free eReader)
The Mobipocket reader software allows you to read thousands of complete ebooks available from Mobipocket’s extensive library (the company is now owned by Amazon).
KeyCaps650 allows you to type much faster by helping you to easily capitalize letters or use punctuation without using the shift or option keys.
This small freeware app allows you to select a MP3 file and add it to your ringtone list in Sounds. It also features a file splitter so you can use a section of a song instead of the whole song (see MiniTones review).
A file management program in general and Fileprog in particular allow you to easily view and change any of the individual files - including those that are typically 'hidden' from view - on the internal memory of your Treo or to make changes to those files and folders residing on your external SD card (see FileProg review).
AlwaysOn replaces the standard screen Auto-Off function and allows you to set its timing to anything from as short as 10 seconds to as long as 1 hour or even leave it at Always On (see AlwaysOn review).
SoftReset really exemplifies simplicity with nothing more than one screen with a big button that does one thing and one thing only: it allows you to do a soft reset via the screen instead of having to remove your cover and battery – thus saving you a lot of hassle in the process… (see SoftReset review)
This utility automates queries against the YP.com server and adds loads of features of its own. It was developed specifically to take advantage of the Treo and Centro abilities to dial phone numbers from the results of your residential or business directory queries.
Khroma allows you to fully customize every single color detail on your Treo in a simple and elegant package while at the same time offering 66 more ready-made themes from which to choose (see Khroma review)
FlightStatus is an application to wirelessly receive live arrival and departure flight information for ALL major world airlines and also the aircraft model. The only thing you need to know is the flight number + airline and all relevant information will be updated at the push of a button.
SkyForce Reloaded ($9.98)
If like me you just thought that the original Sky Force above was one of the best games for your Treo or Centro then you’ll absolutely love this sequel (see Sky Force Reloaded review)
Warfare Incorporated ($29.95)
Warfare Incorporated is set in a future ruled by super corporations engaged in no-holds-barred competition for the resources of the galaxy. The action centers around the newly discovered planet Icarus with its astounding mineral wealth and mysterious alien relics.
Real Dice Network ($7.95/month)
Real Dice has been recognized with numerous industry awards in 2006, including Developer of the Year and Game of the Year. When you join the Real Dice family, you can be sure you'll get a first-class gaming experience.
Advanced Brain Trainer Edition 1 ($11.95)
With Advanced Brain Trainer Edition 1, enjoy 5 training modules to improve your calculation, logic and reaction time. A coach will analyze your results, motivate and guide you through your mind’s enhancement
Advanced Brain Trainer Edition 2 ($11.95)
With Advanced Brain Trainer Edition 2, stimulate all aspects of your mind in a fun and rewarding form of entertainment. Various and fast-paced mental activities train different aspects of your brain: memory, focus, reaction time, logic etc.
Solitaire Mania ($9.98)
A high-quality collection of 12 world''s most popular solitaire card games with an excellent graphics and animation. All your favorite solitaire games are implemented: Klondike, FreeCell, Spider, Yukon, Pyramid, Towers, Arizona, Golf, Canfield, Forty Thieves, Westcliff and Block Ten.
Astraware Casino ($19.95)
Astraware Casino features 8 of the most popular games found in casinos around the world including Texas Hold 'Em Limit Poker, Roulette, Slots, and Blackjack. You'll also get $1000 in your virtual wallet so you can start playing right away.
Amazingly simple to play but unbelievably hard to put down. One of the rare games that you can play all day 'just one more go' at a time. Choose from a relaxing and absorbing easy game, or a frantic timed game, as you tap adjacent pairs of gems to swap them and make matching horizontal and vertical lines of three or more.
Like the original version, Bejeweled2 brings one of the most addictive gameplays to your Treo or Centro for hundreds of hours of exhilerating play.
A combination of strategy, skill, and a bit of luck. Clear the board by creating words! As you pop each word from the board, there are fewer and fewer letters left. Plan ahead to win the round and the game. Try to get the highest score possible.
SuDoKu is an addictive logical puzzle game that has millions of fans around the world. Now you can join the hype and play real sudoku anywhere you go. Try TopSuDoKu, its simply the best SuDoKu for the Palm with all the goodies you want
Aces Texas Hold’em ($19.95)
Aces Texas Hold'em - No Limit has been described as having the best AI of any Texas Hold'em poker game available, with human-like instincts your opponents bluff like the real deal. Dial up your opponents skill level to see how good a player you can be.
BeCrossword is a handy application for solving crossword puzzles on the palm of your hand without paper and pen, without PC or notebook. Tens of thousands of crossword puzzles from major crossword publishers such as New York Times, Washington Post and Houston Chronicle.
Yahtzee family dice game for the Palm OS platform is the first official version of this classic. For more than 40 years, YAHTZEE has been one of the world’s best selling games and is now available for your Treo and Centro.
Rampart Chess ($9.95)
If you're a beginner, or ready to take on Garry Kasparov, Rampart Chess is the Palm chess program for you. It features high resolution, beautifully-rendered chess pieces, a very powerful chess engine with 5 levels of game play, a two-player mode to challenge your friends, and a fully editable chessboard to set up legendary chess games or puzzles.
The classic arkanoid gameplay in the new Time Killer edition of AnotherBall features 10-levels and new delicious graphics as well as splendid stereo sound effects.
Treonauts are always looking for gold…