As part of my personal switch and a desire to get a bit more organized (utilizing my Palm m105), I've been messing with Palm Desktop on the TiBook. It's actually a very nice piece of software, but I've been having sync problems. I'll update my TODO items on the Palm and then sync. None of the changes make it to the computer. So I add some calendar items on the TiBook and sync. None of them make it to the Palm.


So I downloaded iSync and iCal from Apple and installed the iSync Palm conduit. Synced my iApps with the Palm. It worked on the first try. Changes seem to flow in both directions, as they should. This is most excellent. Not only do I have the ability to sync easily, I've added my iPod to the mix. This way I've covered if the Palm dies or the Mac dies or both. I'd just need to find another Mac somewhere.

Go Apple!

I stil need to keep the Palm Desktop around, of course. It knows how to completely backup the Palm.

Now, if only I can find a way to sync the phone book on my Motorol Timeport cell phone.

Posted by jzawodn at January 11, 2003 06:14 PM

Reader Comments
# darminus said:

Isn't it just great when you can get mutliple tech. devices to talk with each other, and understand each other? Hope things stay that way for you!

on January 11, 2003 09:28 PM
# Adam Keys said:

I just got a Bluetooth adapter for my iBook last night. I've been very pleased with its ability to sync with my Ericsson T68 phone. Here's to hoping we can *both* stay in sync!

on January 12, 2003 10:42 AM
# Peter da Silva said:

Unfortunately, if you have more than one Mac to sync to iSync messes up, so I have to sync to Palm Desktop.

So now I'm looking for some way to copy Palm Desktop data to iCal directly.

on November 21, 2004 11:40 AM
# Barbara Clowers said:

I use a powerbook G4 and apple's mail and ical. I bought a Razr phone a couple of months ago. I can sync with my calendar (but no to do list) and my address book but the razr won't include the actuall address, just the phone number. I don't use the email, internet or im functions. I just wanted a phone that did simple pim, took pictures and would sync with my powerbook. While it will sync, it isn't really useful because way the razor stores the information. 2 questions: 1. Any recommendations for a phone that does less than the Treo (I don't need all those features) but has a basic personal information manager that will sync with the powerbook (reviews SAY they have PIM no details)? and
2. Can you get apple's address book to hide notes like the palm does? Thanks!

on June 16, 2006 05:23 PM
# Reg Braithwaite said:

> Any recommendations for a phone that does less than the Treo (I don't need all those features) but has a basic personal information manager that will sync with the powerbook

I'm using a Nokia 6670 nd it iSyncs just fine over Bluetooth. It syncs the calendar and the to-do list just fine, along with all of the pretty Address Book pictures.

on July 11, 2006 10:01 AM
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