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Help my wrangle all my address books into one!

Synching various address books? [more inside]
posted by fenriq on Aug 2, 2006 - 1 answer

Palm-friendly web calendars?

I need a web-based calendar application, for multiple users, that will sync (or at least read-in) calendars currently in palm pilots. [more inside]
posted by little miss manners on Jul 29, 2006 - 3 answers

How to start an experiment on 5 laptops at the same time?

How to start a program on five computers simultaneously. Usb splitter (not hub)? Network tool? Send ASCII code over ethernet? [more inside]
posted by Smegoid on Jul 25, 2006 - 6 answers

iCal / Google Calendar sync?

It's been months now and I still can't find a synchronization solution for Google Calendar / iCal (or palm desktop) / Palm Pilot. The very fact that it's taken so long is making me suspect that there's some technical issue that makes it actually not possible. Is this correct? Is there a solution out there to sync (push data both ways) my google calendar with my palm pilot?
posted by Envoy on Jul 24, 2006 - 8 answers

How can I automatically sync a file on a Mac?

How do I automatically synchronize (via SFTP) an application data file at launch/exit of an application on a Mac? [more inside]
posted by sfluke20 on Jul 2, 2006 - 6 answers

Automatically decompress all files on a Mac disk?

Is there a way to have ZIP files automatically decompress when they are copied to a remote Mac server via FTP? [more inside]
posted by designbot on Jun 30, 2006 - 9 answers

Any Web 2.0 Calendars Sync with Outlook or Pocket PC?

Are there any web based calendars/task management programs that will sync with Outlook or straight to my Pocket PC? I got Sunbird syncing but after using it a while I switched back to Outlook, but I really like the idea of using something like Google Calendar, Backpack or iCommit when I'm at work or at school. I’ve thought about an exchange server account somewhere, but all the places I looked seemed to be pretty pricy for a student budget. Any suggestions?
posted by chrisWhite on Jun 28, 2006 - 10 answers

Palm sync problems

Can anyone point me to the best Palm Pilot resource? I tried to fix a Palm for someone and after 10 hours I cannot get the sync to work properly. Duplicates is his calendar, triplicates ... etc, and the to top it off, it hangs during a sync. Desperate and willing to pay. Oh - and Agendus is also on his Outlook. Thanks BB
posted by bright77blue on Jun 21, 2006 - 2 answers

Palm Syncing Woes

My Palm hates my mac. [more inside]
posted by rossination on Jun 13, 2006 - 9 answers

Pocket PC to sync outlook 'tween two PCs

Using Pocket PC to sync Outlook between two PCs. Wont allow In-box to sync [more inside]
posted by priorpark17 on May 29, 2006 - 4 answers

How to Hotsync Outlook 2007 with Treo

How to Sync Palm Treo with Outlook 2007 I took the plunge, downloaded the Office 2007 (Beta), and started playing with it. One problem (so far), while you can keep old Office programs on your computer (in case the new ones don't work), the Outlook 2007 Beta required deletion of Outlook 2003. So, now my Treo won't sync anymore. Palmsource's Hotsync Manager 6.01 is not comaptible with Outlook 2007. I do not want to buy the Chapura program. Has anyone discovered a solution? In the meantime, word to the wise, if you rely on your Treo ... don't upgrade to the MS Office Beta (yet).
posted by Carsey on May 24, 2006 - 1 answer

Why can't Google Calendar and my PDA talk to one another?

Is there any way to sync (i.e. have data go both ways) between my PDA and Google Calendar? [more inside]
posted by gwenzel on May 1, 2006 - 2 answers

Troublesome Treo

Treo 650 syncing woes on OS X and a .Mac account question. [more inside]
posted by EnormousTalkingOnion on Mar 20, 2006 - 4 answers

Sync Windows Mobile to Mac?

Thinking of abandoning Palm OS for Windows Mobile, and Windows for Mac. Can I still sync? Please let's avoid a four-way fanboy war here. Just asking about syncing. [more inside]
posted by kookoobirdz on Feb 25, 2006 - 7 answers

sync/share calendar not Outlook

Yet another calendar program question (syncing, sharing and NOT Outlook) [more inside]
posted by krisjohn on Feb 2, 2006 - 1 answer

Why won't my Clie sync proprely with my Mac?

PDAFilter: I've been using MarkSpace Missing Sync to sync my Clie's with my Mac Powerbook as well as with my XP work machine. But the sync doesn't do anything on the Mac anymore. [more inside]
posted by fenriq on Jan 17, 2006 - 5 answers

Problem with MasterChef and Palm Z22.

Problem with MasterChef and Palm Z22. [more inside]
posted by GuyZero on Jan 10, 2006 - 1 answer

Recover my address book?

OhNoesFilter: Is it possible to recover the address book that was lost in an ill-fated sync attempt between my Mac and my Motorola phone? [more inside]
posted by mullacc on Jan 1, 2006 - 2 answers

bluetooth cell phone + windows= magic!

I need help syncing my cell phone with my computer, or suggestions for a website that can help me. [more inside]
posted by MadamM on Dec 27, 2005 - 5 answers

How to sync Palm and Mac text files?

Help me simplify my life. Need help with Palm .txt and Mac. I want to sync a text file (large) between the two. [more inside]
posted by TheFeatheredMullet on Dec 16, 2005 - 7 answers

Outlook PIM alternative for desktop/smartphone sync?

I have an Audiovox SMT 5600, which runs Windows Mobile 2003SE for Smartphones, and I'd like to sync calendars/tasks with my PC. This is normally done in Outlook, but I'm a Thunderbird user. Is there a desktop PIM/calendar/tasks package that can sync with a smartphone? I don't really need to sync email - I don't have a data package anyway. [more inside]
posted by tirade on Dec 3, 2005 - 2 answers

How to sync an older PDA with a Mac

How can I synchronize my old PDA with my new Mac without paying? [more inside]
posted by LouMac on Nov 30, 2005 - 8 answers

Please don't make me triple-tap everyone's name!

What's the best way for me to load a bunch of phone numbers into my Motorola RAZR phone (Cingular edition) via Bluetooth? [more inside]
posted by Nelson on Nov 27, 2005 - 5 answers

Help me backup and sync my files!

How can I backup and sync files on my mac? [more inside]
posted by rossination on Nov 20, 2005 - 9 answers

Ipod syncing in the age of DRM

What is your preferred methodology for syncing your ipod between an imac and an ibook so that you don't get duplicate songs/podcasts on your ipod? [more inside]
posted by mecran01 on Oct 25, 2005 - 11 answers

Help me enter the world of the Tungsten E

Palm Tungsten E question: I just got one (I know it's lame), and I'm at a loss as to what to do with it. Can anybody help me with essential apps, and how to go about actually using the thing? [more inside]
posted by loquax on Oct 4, 2005 - 34 answers

Outlook on multiple computers - how?

What's the best way to start using outlook on my new laptop, while continuing to use it on my desktop? I'd like them to be synched. (with out using exchange) How to transfer current outlook e-mail account settings, current e-mails, rules, to other computers? [more inside]
posted by Fishing Nut on Sep 21, 2005 - 8 answers

How can I get my iPod to play nice with my PowerBook and my XP box?

One iPod (60 GB). One PowerBook. One XP Box. One keswick. How do I keep all four happy? [more inside]
posted by keswick on Sep 12, 2005 - 9 answers

Automated Upload?

I'm looking for a script or a little piece of software (free please) for Windows that watches a directory on my PC and uploads its contents to a directory on a remote server (or preferably syncs it with this directory, but I don't know if that's possible).
posted by Skyanth on Jun 18, 2005 - 6 answers

How to get an AVI file burnt to DVD with proper audio sync?

Ok, my google-fu has failed me. I'm trying to find a simple software program that will allow me to take an AVI file (or multiple AVI files - TV shows, mostly) and burn them to a DVD-R while still having the audio sync up properly. I've tried a couple of programs, and for some reason, the audio ends up being out of sync toward the end, although it's just fine at the beginning.
posted by gwenzel on Jun 16, 2005 - 8 answers

How do you backup your website via FTP automatically?

Is there any FTP software that will compare the files on the server to the ones stored locally, and only download new or updated / changed files? (I'd prefer a program that does this as opposed to some sort of script or other hackery) [more inside]
posted by banished on May 18, 2005 - 11 answers

HotSyncing an old, old PDA

Where can I find software to sync my vintage USRobotics Pilot 5000 to my Windows 2000 PC? [more inside]
posted by S.C. on Mar 6, 2005 - 2 answers

How do I edit the notes section of iCal automatically using Applescript or anything else?

Simplified scenario: I have a text file called "blah.txt" with some text in it. I also have a To-Do item in iCal named "Blah". I'd like to be able to doubleclick something to make the contents of blah.txt appear in the notes section of the Blah to-do item. [more inside]
posted by sirion on Mar 4, 2005 - 8 answers

Successfully sync Entourage v.X with a Palm Zire 72?

Is there any way to successfully sync Entourage v.X with a Palm Zire 72? Microsoft's conduit doesn't support the "new" Palm apps and QueueSync produces wildly varying (and incorrect) results. [mi] [more inside]
posted by tommasz on Jan 4, 2005 - 0 answers

Can I sync Entourage on my iBook with Outlook on my PC?

Anyway to sync between Entourage on my iBook and Outlook on my PC?
posted by mhaw on Jan 3, 2005 - 3 answers

Computer Clocks

Why are computer clocks so BAD? I know about time sync programs, but why should I need one? Why can I get a watch in a Happy Meal that's only off by a second a year, but the clock in my fancy Pentium IV desktop loses a minute a week?
posted by bradhill on Dec 14, 2004 - 13 answers

Do iMacs, Palm Pilots, and Windows all play well together?

imacs and palm pilots and windows systems - do they play nicely together? i'm trying to help a friend figure out if his soon-to-arrive imac (his first mac since 85) will be able to sync with the calendar and contact software on a palm pilot. he currrently uses ACT at work (WIN), but is willing to change that to a different calendar/contact solution that will allow him to sync the palm pilot at home too, (and add info at home). any advice on simple solutions or best practices?
posted by chr1sb0y on Dec 10, 2004 - 4 answers

Can I sync my Palm Zire memos to my iBook?

I have a Palm Zire that I sync with my iBook. Calendar and To Dos sync with iCal and Address Books sync well, but I have to view my memos in the big bloated Palm Desktop. Is there an app for Mac to sync with Memos? Version Tracker has this but I have always disliked Stickies, and would prefer a nice little app with a list of my memos all in one place if such a thing exists. Suggestions?
posted by spartacusroosevelt on Dec 1, 2004 - 1 answer

Synching Email Between Mac and Treo

is there any way to "sync" email between a mac and a treo or blackberry device? might it be as simple as configuring an IMAP account?

i don't want to manage my email remotely only to come into the office and have to do it all again. and if i send important email from the road, i want it in my "sent" folder on my desktop.

please say yes - i really want one of these babies.
posted by subpixel on Nov 10, 2004 - 1 answer

Palm V, OS 3.3 -- HotSync is ALWAYS Infrared, Regardless of Setting

I have a Palm V running OS 3.3. It works fine except for one annoying problem that I cannot for the life of me solve or find out anything about: the HotSync cradle button always invokes HotSync by Infrared, no matter what the setting. Has anyone heard of this before, and if so, is there any fixing it? [mi] [more inside]
posted by tommasz on Oct 4, 2004 - 4 answers

I need recommendations for useful word processing and note taking software for OS X.

The Poor Man's Laptop: As I've parted ways with my previous employer, I've had to relinquish my beautiful, 15 inch aluminum PowerBook. I can't afford a new machine, but have a need for some basic word processing and note taking capabilities. So I've picked up a Palm Tungsten E and a wireless keyboard. It works great, but I could use some recommendations for useful software. My main computer is a desktop G4 running OS X 10.3.5. [MI]
posted by aladfar on Sep 20, 2004 - 6 answers

Backup and sync software for OSX

Does anyone know of a good, reliable free/shareware OS X app that can do simple backup/synchronise operations. Something like Syncback on windows. Thanks.
posted by ascullion on Aug 20, 2004 - 3 answers

How can I sync my Palm Tungsten C with Mozilla Calendar on Windows XP?

I want to sync my Palm Tungsten C with Mozilla Calendar (running on Windows XP). I know there's no conduit for Mozilla Calendar, but since it stores stuff in ical format I figure there must be *some* way to do this. Any ideas? Alternately, can anyone recommend a good Windows PIM that can sync with my Palm AND publish an ical?
posted by sanitycheck on Jun 23, 2004 - 0 answers

On my LG cell phone, is there a way to add contacts by typing on my computer rather than on the phone itself?

Cell phone question. Got an LG from Verizon -- but I suck at typing on phones, and the thought of entering the umpteen dozens of contacts I have has scared me from entering all but a few.

When I was on T-Mobile, you could add contacts online. Is there any quick and easy way for me to do something like this? I just want to type them, since it would take me six and a half years to enter them manually.
posted by oissubke on May 28, 2004 - 5 answers

How can I sync PIM data between multiple computers?

Syncing data (contact info, schedule) between multiple computers. [mi] [more inside]
posted by mhaw on May 20, 2004 - 3 answers

Windows Syncing Software for Website Backup, But Changed Files Only?

Can anyone recommend some Windows software to synchronize a local directory with a remote FTP directory? I want to do nightly remote -> local backups that just download the changed files from my web server, but I can't seem to find software that will do this simple thing.
posted by frenetic on Apr 1, 2004 - 9 answers

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