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Old 05-27-2008, 02:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Which is better for the 8330 Curve?
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Old 05-27-2008, 02:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Pop should be good. There's a thread for GMail IMAP on BlackBerrys somewhere. You might want to read more info on that, too.
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Yes, at this time POP works faster for gmail then imap.
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The comparison of the two is actually much more complex than that.

GMail POP:
-Instant Push email
-No Read/Unread Reconciliation (meaning if you read an email on your BlackBerry, it will still show as unread when you check your GMail on your computer).

GMail IMAP:
-Not instant receiving of emails (new messages are checked typically every 15 minutes or so)
-Read/Unread reconciliation (this is actually instant).

As ricpac said, there is are threads about the Gmail POP vs IMAP situation if you want to look more into it.

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