September 13, 2005 17:57 ET

Motricity to Power Fossil Wrist PDA® Software Store; Relationship to Expand Wrist PDA® Software Offering for Fossil Customers

DURHAM, N.C.--(CCNMatthews - Sep 13, 2005) -

Motricity, the premier provider of mobile content and solutions, announced today it will power Fossil's Wrist PDA® software store (, providing Fossil Wrist PDA® customers an assortment of 3rd party add-on software titles designed to extend the abilities of their Wrist PDA®. The announcement was made at Mobile Content World held September 13-15 in London.

The Fossil Wrist PDA®, the world's first Palm Powered™ watch, comes equipped with eight Megabytes of memory, allowing storage of thousands of contacts, calendar entries, to do lists, memos and more. The new software store, powered by technology from Motricity's, will encourage owners to get more out of their Wrist PDA® experience by offering everything from games to productivity add-ons, specially designed for the Wrist PDA®.

"Addition of third party mobile content is a great way to help customers get the most out of their mobile devices," said Larry Wallace, Vice President of Business Development, Motricity. "We are very happy to be Fossil's choice for powering its Wrist PDA® Software Store and are excited to offer Fossil customers a broad range of software choices for their Wrist PDA® experience."

"We are very excited to partner with Motricity in expanding Fossil's Wrist PDA® customer experience," said Bill Geiser, Vice President Technology Watches for Fossil, Inc. "Palm OS users demand choices in their software, and they will now have the opportunity to download and run a range of applications on the Fossil Wrist PDA®."

The Wrist PDA® with Palm OS® offers users a portable and stylish way to organize their personal information. The Wrist PDA® utilizes Palm OS 4.1.2 with a 160x160 pixel display, backlight and touch screen. The special expandable Watch Mode of the Wrist PDA® allows the user to select from an assortment of different time and date displays when not in PDA mode. Developers who plan to sell their Wrist PDA applications on the PalmGear software store website should visit the Developers section of to download the latest Wrist PDA® SDK and learn more about creating applications for the Wrist PDA® platform.

About PalmGear, Inc.

Since 1997,, a division of Motricity, has firmly held its position as the world's largest and longest running commercial Internet site devoted to third-party software solutions for the Palm OS platform. With its relationship to thousands of registered Palm OS developers and its millions of site visitors each month, PalmGear continues to provide a solid increase in revenues for the developer community, encourage the development of new Palm OS solutions and further expand the Palm Powered handheld market. For more information, visit PalmGear at

About Motricity

As the world's leading mobile content and solutions provider, Motricity's technology and solutions enable consumers to receive the right mobile content, at the right time, every time. By offering technology and services that unify the mobile content ecosystem, Motricity creates compelling user experiences and delivers more profitable mobile content offerings for partners such as Cingular, Verizon Wireless, China Unicom, O2,, palmOne and a network of consumer websites, including and Motricity is headquartered in Research Triangle Park, N.C., and has offices in Beijing, London, Munich and San Francisco. For more information, please visit

About Fossil

Fossil is a design, development, marketing and distribution company that specializes in consumer products predicated on fashion and value. The company's principal offerings include an extensive line of fashion watches sold under the company's proprietary and licensed brands. The company also offers complementary lines of small leather goods, belts, handbags, sunglasses, jewelry and apparel. The company's products are sold in department stores and specialty retail stores in over 90 countries around the world, in addition to the company's e-commerce website at Certain product, press release and SEC filing information concerning the Company is available at the website.

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