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not having to remember to sync an iphone

Having just switched to an iPhone, the huge thing that's not there any more is wireless syncing.

When I wake up at 4am having remembered I need to do something today, I just put it in my phone and go back to sleep; and trust the syncing to be reminded at the appropriate time.

Previously I had ical set to run a applescript task around he time I wake up each morning to sync my phone over bluetooth (it runs the next time my mac wakes from sleep), so everything would find out what I needed to do after the 4am panic.

Now, I have to remember to dock my iphone for syncing to work, and me remembering anything is never a good start. The interim hack of a reminder to dock my iphone is not really, well, apple-like.

Anyone got any ideas for something that sucks less?

TOPICS: Ask 43f, help, iPhone, sync
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Re: not having to remember to sync an iphone

I have a similar issue of remembering to sync my Nokia E61 before I leave my home office. Aside from an AppleScript running every X minutes (which you've done before), this may be something to do the old fahsioned way... Get into the habit of docking the iPhone each morning. Put a Post-It Note on your bathroom mirror or the front door.

I've found there is more power in creating a new, and constructive, habit than relying on yet another system to remind me.




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