NS Basic/CE Nominated for Jolt Award

San Francisco, October 14, 1998 - NS Basic Corporation's new product, NS Basic/CE 1.0 has been nominated for a 1998 Jolt Product Excellence Award by Software Development Magazine.

The Software Development - JOLT Product Excellence Awards are the magazine's annual tribute to the development tools that "jolted" the industry during the previous year. Judges for the award attended the 1998 Microsoft Professional Developer's Conference and examined the product there.

The awards are jointly sponsored by Software Development Magazine http://www.sdmagazine.com/sdonline/fr_jolt.html and Jolt Cola (http://www.joltcola.com). Winners will be announced in May, 1999 at the the Software Development Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco.

NS Basic/CE runs on all current devices using Windows CE for Handheld PCs, as well the new Handheld PC Pro Edition software. The price is $99.95 USD, and includes a 175 page pocket sized Handbook.

About NS BASIC Corporation

NS BASIC is the leader in creating development tools for use on handheld systems. Since 1993, it has created easy to use programming environments for Newton MessagePads, eMates, ExpertPads and others. NS BASIC has customers in over 40 countries, in virtually every business and educational segment.

More Information

For further information on NS Basic/CE please visit the web site at http://www.nsbasic.com or call 416 264-5999. For orders, call 1 888 NS BASIC (24 hours).

George Henne

NS BASIC Corporation

(416) 264-5999



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