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Handmark® Pocket Express™ Wireless Services Supports New Motorola Q™

Free News, Free Sports, Free Weather and Chance to Win a 2007 Porsche Cayman S!

KANSAS CITY, MO —May 22, 2006 — Handmark®, a global leader in mobile media, today announced that its award winning Pocket Express™ wireless services are optimized and available for the new Motorola Q™.  With totally free news, sports and weather, plus 2-week free access to 14 additional subscription services, Pocket Express leverages the power of the Q to deliver vital information for both business and individual users.

“The new Q continues Motorola’s tradition of increasing value in form and function,” said Douglas Edwards, Handmark co-founder and chief marketing officer. “With more than a million users added in 2006, Pocket Express will become the favorite wireless information service for Q.

Pocket Express is available for direct download on the Q by navigating to pxme.us or by calling 877-796-3669 (877 PX ME NOW) to receive a SMS text message1 with an installation link.

“Pocket Express leverages the Q phone’s powerful connectivity capabilities to deliver a dynamic content experience for users,” said Mark Shockley, vice president of Seamless Mobility Devices, Motorola Mobile Devices.

Pocket Express provides Q users with indispensable information including news, sports, weather, stock quotes, street maps and turn-by-turn directions, movie reviews and show times, the New Oxford American dictionary, 411 directory search and more. Its speed, personalization, immediacy and fast navigation have made it the most popular service of its kind. In addition, Pocket Express now delivers a variety of new and enhanced services including:

Dynamic News and Sports News Categories—Special features on major sporting events and other important ongoing feature news coverage;

Expanded Sports, Stocks, and Showbiz with significantly greater content and news coverage;

Dear Abby—the most popular and widely syndicated column in the world;

News of the Weird—the gold standard of weird-news reporting, appearing in over 250 newspapers in the U.S. and Canada;

Scott Burns—renowned financial columnist now featured in the Express Stocks channel;

Last Word in Astrology—daily horoscopes for all Zodiac signs plus birthday horoscopes and celebrity birthdays from the syndicated columnist Eugenia Last;

Reference—new access to the American Writer’s Thesaurus and New Oxford American Dictionary; plus

Motor Sports News—NASCAR Insider, Auto Racing News, NASCAR and Formula One schedules and standings and much more.

As a special bonus, installing Pocket Express provides easy entry to the Handmark “Win a Porsche” sweepstakes for the chance to win a 2007 Porsche Cayman S.  The signup for the entry is found within the Pocket Express BLOG channel.  Additional entries can be earned via SHARE.

SHARE encourages other smartphone users to try Pocket Express and increases chances of winning the Porsche sweepstakes. With one click, Pocket Express users can send an SMS text message that lets the recipient access the service1. When a recipient downloads and launches Pocket Express as a result of a SHARE invitation, the sender is entered again into the drawing pool.

The Handmark “Win a Porsche” sweepstakes ends on December 31, 2006. Complete details including sweepstakes rules and alternative ways to enter to win are available at the company’s Web site, www.handmark.com

Pocket Express is priced at just $6.99 per month for more than fourteen services. After the 2-week free evaluation period, users can choose to continue at the normal monthly rate, or keep the free news/weather/sports features, at no cost whatsoever. To learn more, visit http://express.handmark.com/ or www.handmark.com.

About Handmark
Handmark is a global leader in the development and distribution of mobile content solutions.  The company’s flagship Pocket Express™ wireless service bundle offers consumer-friendly access to news, reference and infotainment content on mobile phones as well as BlackBerry, Palm Treo and Windows Mobile wireless handhelds.  The company also holds key mobile content distribution patents including Java-based push technology for wireless devices; has technology and distribution relationships with CNN International, The Associated Press, Oxford University Press, Hasbro, MobiTV, TV Guide, JAMDAT Mobile and Zagat Survey as well as all major U.S. Mobile Operators; and dominates the market for mobile software sold through retail channels.  Handmark has R&D facilities in Gothenburg, Sweden; Kansas City, Missouri; and Dallas, Texas, with sales offices in Kansas City, San Francisco, Stockholm, and London.  For more information, visit www.handmark.com. 

© 2006 Handmark, Inc.; Handmark is a registered trademark, tools & toys for a mobile generation, the Handmark logo, Pocket Express, and associated trade dress are trademarks of Handmark, Inc.  PORSCHE and the PORSCHE CREST are registered trademarks and CAYMAN and the distinctive shapes of the Porsche automobile are trademarks of DR. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche AG. Used with permission of Porsche Cars North America, Inc. Copyrighted by Porsche Cars North America, Inc., Porsche Cars North America, Inc. and DR. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche AG are not affiliated or associated with this sweepstakes in any way. Palm, Palm OS and Treo are among the trademarks or registered trademarks owned by or licensed to Palm, Inc. MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

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