Spb Software Develops Windows Mobile Netflix Application in Cooperation With Microsoft and Netflix

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, Feb. 13 /CNW/ - Spb Software, world's top Windows
Mobile applications maker worked closely with Microsoft and Netflix to develop
the first official Netflix application for Windows phones. The Mobile Manager
for Netflix is an on-device application that seamlessly interfaces with the
Netflix web service, allows searching the entire Netflix library, viewing the
movie details, managing the DVD queue, and adding movies to Instant Queue
directly from Windows phones. The unique exclusive feature of Mobile Manager
for Netflix is the ability to play trailers of movies, directly on the handset
    The Mobile Manager for Netflix was developed in cooperation between
Microsoft, Netflix, and Spb Software. The application interface is built on
the Spb Mobile Shell UI engine (also used in such popular applications as Spb
Wallet, Spb Online, Spb Weather, Spb Traveler), and allows optimizing the
efficiency of the user interface and speed of service navigation. With this
fast and finger-friendly UI, the Mobile Manager application streamlines the
Netflix mobile user experience, allowing subscribers to preview movie trailers
on the go, add selected items to the DVD queue, or the Instant Queue - to
instantly watch movies on TV screens using Microsoft's Xbox 360.
    "Windows phones help people access the information they care about most,
bringing together the Web, the PC and the phone - all in one device," said
Steve Hegenderfer, group product manager at Microsoft, Corp. "We are very
excited to work with Spb Software to bring the popular Netflix service to our
customers, giving them easy access to their account and favorite movies while
on the go."

    To get more information, or download the Mobile Manager for Netflix,
please visit

    About Spb Software (http://www.spbsoftwarehouse.com)

    Spb is a leading brand in mobile software, standing for a unique line of
popular consumer products and partnerships with the world's most innovative
OEMs and carriers, such as Acer, ASUS, E-TEN, Gigabyte, HTC, O2, Palm, Pharos,
Samsung, SingTel, Sky Link, Sony Ericsson, Swisscom Mobile, Toshiba, T-Mobile,
and VimpelCom. The popularity of Spb's software solutions rests on profound
usability research, relevance to valid subscriber needs and smartphone use
cases, as well as superior technical implementation, stability, and quality
graphic design.

For further information:

For further information: Victoria Krasilshikova, email:pr@softspb.com,
phone: +7-812-335-69-93 ext.655

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