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Smith Micro Unveils Mac® Version of QuickLink® Mobile

Dec 30, 2002
New Version of Popular Wireless Data Connectivity Product Enables Users of Apple iBooks® and PowerBooks® to Connect to Internet via Mobile Phones

ALISO VIEJO, CA -- The Wireless & Broadband and Mac Divisions of Smith Micro Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMSI), a developer and marketer of a wide range of software and service solutions for the Wireless and Mac markets, today announced a new version of its QuickLink® Mobile data connectivity product for use with Mac® OS X. The new QuickLink Mobile will enable users running Apple's Mac OS X to utilize their built-in USB port to instantly connect to the Internet via their cell phone.

QuickLink Mobile, the most popular data connectivity solution in the industry, offers anytime access to email, file uploads/downloads, web surfing or your company's Intranet without being plugged into to a network or modem line connection. QuickLink Mobile includes a powerful installation assistance that automatically detects the mobile phone, carrier and sets up your account in minutes. Connect the QuickLink Mobile USB cable to a data capable mobile phone and you can have quick and easy access to the Internet wherever you may find yourself.

"Apple's laptop products are leading sellers with mobile users and they represent a significant share of the overall mobile computing market," said William W. Smith, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Smith Micro.

"Smith Micro's QuickLink Mobile is the first and only solution of its kind for the Mac environment, giving wireless phone users a convenient, versatile connectivity solution without having to invest in a wireless modem or a new mobile phone," continues Mr. Smith.

QuickLink Mobile provides user information for web-browsing efficiency via the use of a "digital dashboard" to launch a connection and displays signal strength and mobile phone battery status to ensure reliable performance. QuickLink Mobile puts the Internet and it's infinite resources within your reach. So whether you are checking email at the airport terminal before your next flight, shopping online to avoid store crowds or booking a hotel reservation from a taxi, with QuickLink Mobile you can stay connected to the information you need the most.

For more information about QuickLink Mobile, as well as Smith Micro's other productivity software solutions, visit

About Smith Micro Software:

Smith Micro Software, Inc., headquartered in Aliso Viejo, CA, is a developer and marketer of wireless communication and utility software products. The company designs integrated, cross platform, easy-to-use software for personal computing and business solutions around the world. With a focus on the Internet, Wireless and Broadband technologies, the company's products and services enable wireless communications, eCommerce, eBusiness, Internet communications (voice-over-IP), video conferencing, and network fax, along with traditional computer telephony. Smith Micro's complete line of products is available through original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), direct sales, retail stores, value-added resellers (VARs). Smith Micro's common stock trades on The Nasdaq Stock Market® under the symbol SMSI. For more information, contact Smith Micro at (949) 362-5800.

This release may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation risks and uncertainties relating to the company's financial prospects and projections, the company's plans for returning to sustained profitability, the company's ability to increase its business in the Wireless and Broadband segments and market acceptance of its data connectivity software.. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are new and changing technologies, customer acceptance of those technologies, fluctuations or cancellations in orders from distribution customers, new and continuing adverse economic conditions, and the company's ability to compete effectively with other software companies. These and other factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those presented in any forward-looking statement and are discussed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission including its recent filings on Forms 10-K and 10-Q.

Smith Micro, the Smith Micro logo, and QuickLink are trademarks or registered trademarks of Smith Micro Software, Inc. All other trademarks and product names are the property of their respective companies.