If you've got a Windows Mobile PDA phone or smartphone, sooner or later you'll need a good backup solution. Sprite Backup is always at the top of our list for reliability, flexibility and features. They're just released version 6, which adds quite a few new features and improves on existing ones. Our readers can get $5.00 off until August 25, 2007 on Sprite Backup 6 by entering the discount code mobtech.
New features include:
Support for backup to FTP servers for additional off-device data protection
Support for WM 6 storage card encryption ? recover after a hard reset
Integrated support for creation of dedicated backup storage cards
New user interface ? supports all form factors
Sprite Explorer is now bundled with Sprite Backup
Full configuration control via PC Manager application.
Improved existing features include:
Data migration across ROM or device upgrades is now smarter
Improved support for PIN locked devices
Simplified password management for privacy protection
Improved rules for managing backup exclusions
Support for SIM locked devices
PC Manager is now much more useful
There are now two versions available, the full version with all the bells and whistles and the Lite version for those who just need on-device backup to a storage card. The full version is $29.95 and the Lite version is $19.95. The folks at Sprite will be contacting folks who purchased Sprite Backup after April 1, 2007 with info on how to upgrade to version 6 for free .