Comstar Interactive’s Charge Anywhere® Mobile POS Software Receives “Designed for Palm® Products” Honor

Industry leading Charge Anywhere Point of Sale software solution allows secure processing of electronic payments in the field and transforms Palm® Treo™ smartphones into complete mobile POS terminals.

South Plainfield, NJ, January 22, 2008 --( Comstar Interactive, a leading provider of secure Point of Sale (POS) solutions and electronic payment services, was recently awarded the “Designed for Palm Products” designation for the Company’s Charge Anywhere® v2.0 Mobile Point of Sale Software solution. Visa Payment Application Best Practices (PABP) validated and specifically designed to empower mobile payments for businesses seeking a comprehensive mobile point of sale solution, Charge Anywhere allows secure processing of electronic payments in the field and transforms Palm® Treo™ smartphones into complete mobile POS terminals.

“Comstar Interactive’s Charge Anywhere v2.0 Mobile POS software is very timely. The electronic-payments industry is quickly evolving, and for many of our customers, having access to a Point of Sale application that enables payment processing from their Treo smartphones will prove to be an invaluable tool. We look forward to working with Comstar Interactive and having its Charge Anywhere v2.0 application as an established mobile Point of Sale software solution bearing the ’Designed for Palm Products’ seal of approval,” said Mike Rank, director, Palm Developer Relations.

Integrating Comstar’s ComsGate™ Payment Card Industry (PCI) Level I Compliant Payment Gateway and Charge Anywhere is a winning combination for managed card data security and best practices approved mobile software. The Charge Anywhere mobile point of sale software solution is easily ordered via the web and deployed wirelessly over the air (OTA). Charge Anywhere alleviates merchant’s risks and worries of falling out of compliance by providing automatic security, functionality and content updates. The power of the Charge Anywhere solution improves business efficiencies and easily integrates with QuickBooks® and other back office applications. Charge Anywhere users can view, search, and export transaction data and detailed business information such as tax, tips, tolls, invoice, Employee ID, GPS and more.

Charge Anywhere v2.0 Mobile POS software for Smartphones key features include:
• Compatible with the newest generation Smartphones and PDAs
• Supports any Wireless Carrier
• Supports any Bank Account and Credit Card Processor
• Integrates with QuickBooks PRO, Premier, Enterprise and POS software applications
• Software as a Service (SaaS) solution for Enterprise or Business
• Enhanced data security and encryption technology – prompts for AVS & CVV2
• Supports battery powered Bluetooth enabled mobile printer with magstripe
• Automatic batching through Comstar’s host based platform
• Web-based transaction management system that includes a free Virtual Terminal service
• Industry specific software to better manage your business data
• Global positioning and mapping integration

“I am very pleased to have formed this relationship with Palm to offer our Charge Anywhere Mobile Point of Sale solution. Our goal is to provide businesses using Palm’s family of devices with an innovative, robust and cost effective mobile point of sale solution that adds more value, performance enhancements and superior functionality to Palm smartphones,” stated Paul Sabella, CEO of Comstar Interactive.

Comstar offers a free demonstration and trial download of its Point of Sale solutions via their corporate website at:, or For more information contact Comstar Corporate Sales at 1-800-211-1256, ext. 150 or e-mail to:

Comstar Interactive
Karen Johnson