NS BASIC Powers Developer Entries to HandEra 330 Contest
Provides Development Tools that Take Full Advantage of New Screen Features

May 18, 2001

NS BASIC Corporation announced today that developers using NS Basic for Palm OS are eligible to enter HandEra's contest for innovative applications for the new HandEra 330 device. NS Basic/Palm is one of the most widely used commercial Palm OS development tools, and now supports the new HandEra 330 features including a high-resolution 240 x 320 screen.

"NS Basic for Palm OS is the easiest way to develop for Palm OS devices.", said George Henne, President of NS BASIC Corporation. "With the extensions we've added for the HandEra 330, we expect some truely amazing apps will be produced."

The contest's deadline is June 4, 2001. Prizes include a dozen new HandEra 330 devices. Complete contest details are available on HandEra's web site at www.handera.com.

"NS BASIC development tools provide an easy way to develop applications for the Palm environment," said Mike Walter, co-founder and vice president of software development for HandEra. "We welcome NS BASIC entries to the HandEra Developer contest, and expect that NS BASIC will provide the tools behind some of the most innovative applications developed for the new HandEra 330."

NS Basic for Palm OS is a complete, powerful development environment. It allows the development of applications in BASIC with a true Palm look and feel, includes features such as databases, serial and IR communications, signature capture and more.

After CodeWarrior, NS Basic/Palm is the most widely used commercial Palm OS development tool. NS BASIC Corporation has been a leading creator of development tools for handheld devices since 1993. More than 12,000 developers in over 60 countries use NS BASIC's tools for Palm OS, Windows CE and Newton.

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