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Old 09-25-2008, 06:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi folks,

I'm a longtime BBer but always on a corporate BES system.

My wife is interested in getting one, for her personal business, and specifically is interested in the calendar sync OTA function. But, I understand that's not part of what you get with BIS. Or, am I wrong?

Is there any way to wirelessly sync calendar items with BIS, or is she consigned to cable-based syncing? She will likely be using Outlook 2003 as her calendar on her PC.

Or is there a different product that would be better for her?

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Wirelessly posted (Verizon 8830)

Google has a free product that syncs with their calendar.
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Wirelessly posted (BB 8330)

You can also use BB Unite.
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I use Google Calendar Sync. have it set up as 2 way for my primary laptop and BB and one way (Google to PC) for the desktop, home PC and wife's PC. Works great other than the occasional duplicated event.
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Originally Posted by Marc_G View Post
Hi folks,

I'm a longtime BBer but always on a corporate BES system.

My wife is interested in getting one, for her personal business, and specifically is interested in the calendar sync OTA function. But, I understand that's not part of what you get with BIS. Or, am I wrong?

Is there any way to wirelessly sync calendar items with BES, or is she consigned to cable-based syncing? She will likely be using Outlook 2003 as her calendar on her PC.

Or is there a different product that would be better for her?

Marc
I would look into this:
SyncMeMobile.com Looking for Beta Testers (FREE EXCHANGE AND BES)

not sure how well its going though..
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I though that the BB Unite program had it's own calendar setup to sync with the Blackberry OTA. Does it even sync with outlook at all?
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For retail solutions, Search on BBerrysync in the aftermarket forum, or go to BBerrysync - OTA Sync.

There's another company doing this as well - also has a thread in the aftermarket sw section, but can't remember their name.
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Excellent information folks. I'll investigate the BBerrysyc option for my wife. Thanks again.
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Old 09-27-2008, 10:37 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Another free option is Funambol. It syncs all your PIM information.
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also thinkpost.net great OTA sync for BIS
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also thinkpost.net great OTA sync for BIS
That's the other one!

They gotta get a new name..."thinkpost" just doesn't connect w/anything for me.
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