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Old 03-02-2007, 08:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

I'm a first time blackberry user and i have a question. I have both a pc and a mac and i'm wondering if i should use the desktop manager for my pc or pocketmac on my mac. what are the limitations on the mac? I just bought a core duo2 macbook pro. and i now have a blackberry 8800.

i'm going home from work and will install one of them, i just dont know which. has anyone used both platforms and can give some insight? thanks!~
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The BB works best with Desktop Manager on the PC. Pocketmac will sync your calendar, contacts, memo pad, etc. but you won't be able to upgrade software or load other software to the BB.
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Or your could try MarkSpace's new Missing Synch program which was just released to Beta this week for the Mac. (I am trying Missing Synch as their technical support has been great so far and I'm hopeful that the software can be very stable by release. Compare this to the other Mac option - PocketMac whose software is not very stable and the technical support is non-existent (no way to talk to a live person and emails do not get returned).

Just wanted to ensure you knew that was another alternative for Mac sync. If you have a make a decision now, I would concur that Desktop Manager is absolutely the most stable solution (for use with Bootcamp or Parallels on the Mac).
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