Posts Tagged ‘Sync’

[MacOS] Chameleon On USB: Mounting USB Stick Correctly

Inserting USB sticks to your Mac OS X based system makes Mac OS X mount the stick without assigning certain permissions like owners, or groups. I. How things get mounted on Mac OS The mount command on the terminal returns most likely some lines, like that: testuser$ mount /dev/disk0s2 on / (hfs, local, journaled) devfs […]

[Pre] Update 1.3.1 for GSM to be Released Nov 23, 2009 ?

According to a posting to the german Nexave forums the european Palm Pre 1.3.1 update (for GSM phones) will be released on monday November 23, 2009. The update does not seem to include activation of the GPU. We recommend to remove custom installed homebrew patches. Features: Synergy: – Calendar and Contacts synchronization with Yahoo! LinkedIn […]

[Pre] Marry me again: WebOS 1.2.1 syncs to iTunes 9.01

A couple of days after their latest release of WebOS 1.2 Palm released WebOS 1.2.1. Now the Palm Pre is again synchronizing with Apple’s iTunes 9.0.1. Since iTunes version 8.2.1 with every update Apple is trying to stop Palm from syncing their Pre with iTunes. As we’ve seen in the past, all those attempts by […]

[Pre] Merry Me again: Update Reunites Palm Pre with iTunes

The “little Palm Apple battle” goes into its next round. A week ago Apple released iTunes 8.2.1. This update blocked Palm Pre users from synchronizing music and movies with iTunes. We reported about this update and the technical implications of the sync feature here. Palm has now released a firmware update (webOS 1.1.0) for the […]

[News] Apple Bar Palm Pre from Syncing with iTunes

With the latest update of iTunes 8.2.1 Apple eventually blocks Palm Pre users from syncing with iTunes. It seems Palm knew very carefully how to emulate the iPod verification protocol of iTunes. How comes? Some major Palm Guys are former major Apple Guys One could ask Palm’s CEO Jon Rubinstein, or Palm’s SVP of Product […]

[Pre] Palm Pre to Sync with iTunes

In the beginning there were only rumors, now it’s a fact. The upcoming iPhone competitor “Palm Pre” will allow seamingless integration into iTunes. Thus making synchronization between photos, DRM free music and contacts almost hassle free. Moreover the “Palm Pre” will be organized as a mass storage device. Which means you can also just copy […]

[e-Biz] Issues with MobileMe again and again and again and…

MobileMe is this month’ Apple’s never ending story of issues. At first it was only minor problem: customers from Germany and France could not cancel their plans. But then too many eMails got lost and Apple needed about 10 days to fix this issue. Then silently the highly advertised Push-Feature got deactivated (see our report […]

[MacOS] Integrate Mac Address Book into Thunderbird

I. Abstract Mozilla Thunderbird 3 alpha has been released on May 13th. It’s got a wonderful (terrible) working title: “Shredder Alpha 1”. Anyway, there are two features that we Mac users definitly appreciate to read: Thunderbird’s address book is now compatible with OS X’s system Address Book. Thunderbird now is a native Cocoa application… Well […]