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Phoenix Technologies Launches First Office Productivity Suite for HyperSpace(TM), The Instant-On, Always Connected, All-Day Computing Environment for Netbooks and Laptops

March 2, 2009

MILPITAS, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Phoenix Technologies
Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the leader in PC 3.0(TM) products, services and embedded
technologies, today announced the introduction of the industry’s first office
productivity suite of instant-on computing applications running on its
groundbreaking HyperSpace platform. With HyperSpace, laptop and netbook users
can now instantly launch Microsoft(R) Office file-format-compatible word
processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications.

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Phoenix HyperSpace is a revolutionary computing environment that
simplifies and improves the mobile experience by enabling users to instantly
launch specialized, secure applications that can run independently of
Windows(R) while extending mobile PC battery life by more than 25 percent.
Users can begin searching the web, sending and receiving email, using other
web-based applications and, now, work in important productivity applications
within seconds of turning on their computer. HyperSpace also automatically
connects your mobile computer to the best available network, while achieving
new levels of uptime and security. HyperSpace is immediately available for
download at www.hyperspace.com

“We made a promise to PC users with our PC 3.0 strategy to deliver
software and services that simplify the mobile computing experience. Our
launch of HyperSpace Office in partnership with ThinkFree Corp. is another
significant step forward towards fulfilling that pledge,” said Woody Hobbs,
President and CEO of Phoenix Technologies. “Mobile PC users are reliant on
productivity tools like word processors and spreadsheets, and HyperSpace
delivers those applications in an instant-on, always-connected and battery-
saving environment.”

By partnering with ThinkFree, HyperSpace offers expanded business
productivity capabilities for mobile users that function outside of the
Windows environment. The move enables the shifting of a greater percentage of
the average mobile user’s computing activities from Windows into HyperSpace.
HyperSpace users will be able to begin working seconds after powering up their
notebooks in the applications they rely on most, including web browsing,
webmail, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations and a wide variety of
web-based applications.

“Our flexible, ubiquitous tools for office productivity are designed to
meet the needs of increasingly mobile PC users and are optimized to work with
the new instant-on Phoenix HyperSpace experience,” said Su Jin Kim, CEO,
Haansoft. “Phoenix is the leader in delivering innovative new technologies for
mobile computing and our partnership will propel forward the choices that PC
end users enjoy for greater flexibility and productivity.”

About Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the leader in PC 3.0(TM)
products, services and embedded technologies, pioneers open standards and
delivers innovative solutions that enable the PC industry’s top system
builders and specifiers to differentiate their systems, reduce time-to-market
and increase their revenues. The Company’s flagship products and services –
SecureCore, Embedded BIOS, Phoenix FailSafe, HyperSpace, BeInSync and eSupport
– are revolutionizing the PC user experience by delivering unprecedented
performance, security, reliability, continuity, and ease-of-use. The Company
established industry leadership and created the PC clone industry with its
original BIOS product in 1983. Phoenix has 159 technology patents and 136
pending applications, and has shipped in over one billion systems. Phoenix is
headquartered in Milpitas, California with offices worldwide. For more
information, visit http://www.phoenix.com.

Phoenix, Phoenix Technologies, Phoenix SecureCore, Embedded BIOS, Phoenix
FailSafe, HyperSpace, BeInSync, eSupport, PC 3.0 and the Phoenix Technologies
logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
All other marks referenced herein are the property of their respective owners.

Safe Harbor

The statements in this release include forward-looking statements within
the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and
Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, regarding, but
not limited to, the availability of various business productivity and other
applications in HyperSpace. These statements involve risk and uncertainties,
including: unexpected technical challenges and delays, including defects,
errors, code bugs and glitches; unexpected challenges relating to our
relationships with our partners and potential partners, and our ability to
negotiate satisfactory terms with such parties; our ability to successfully
compete in new markets where we do not have significant prior experience;
competing technology and offerings of competitors; and end-user demand for our
products and solutions. For a further list and description of risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
contained in the forward looking statements in this release, we refer you to
the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including,
but not limited to, its annual report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on
Form 10-Q. All forward-looking statements included in this release are based
upon assumptions, forecasts and information available to the Company as of the
date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any such forward-
looking statements.

     Contact:

     Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
     Global Press Office
     Tel: +1 408 570 1060
     E-mail: public_relations@phoenix.com

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