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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
Craigley's picture

.mac should do this for us

I want my .mac membership to enable wireless calendar and address book updating, either over wi-fi or Edge as available. Let me set a frequency to check for updates and then that's that. My wife or secretary can change my iCal and ... voila... it shows up on my iPhone.

My calendars and contacts are on my computer and on .mac. Wouldn't this be the kind of feature that would not only add value to the iPhone, but also make .mac a killer, invaluable service.




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