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MacBook Pro | GTD | BlackBerry...Anyone, Anyone??

OK, I made the "switch" yesterday after my WinXP box decided to fry my Outlook data file............again.

Anyone out there use GTD on a Mac synched with a BlackBerry?

I found the PocketMac for BlackBerry sync software, but I am totally new to Mac and don't know what is best for a PIM. Lots of choices, obviously, but I'm trying to keep it simple for Calendar, Tasks/To-do's, Contacts and Notes. I use webmail, so email client is not a concern.

So far, I've found:
Entourage: Is it stable on a Mac? Can I use it on a MacBook Pro? I'm not at all excited about a MS product though unless it's rock solid on a Mac.

KinklessGTD: I've read about it briefly, seems simple enough, but I'm more Contact | Notes | Calendar focused - my projects are simple lists. Not sure if I can sync it with my crackberry.

Palm Desktop for Mac: I would LOVE to use this, but I can't figure out how to sync it with a crackberry. (Like most, the crackberry is an office requirement and I'm trying to avoid carrying a Palm and a crackberry device both)

Address Book | iCal | Stickies: This appears to be the simplest "out of the box" possibility, but I don't yet see how to categorize Stickies (memos/reference lists).

That's what I've seen so far. Sorry for the long-winded post, but I'm struggling to get my GTD / PIM setup in the Mac asap. If anyone has any suggestions, I'd REALLY appreciate it!!!


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