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    BIS OTA Sync

    I know its "officialy" impossible to sync OTA using BIS. But whats the easiest workaround ?

    I know using gmail, google sync and outlook would be an option. But what other options are there ?




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    Quote Originally Posted by tweeg View Post
    I know its "officialy" impossible to sync OTA using BIS. But whats the easiest workaround ?

    I know using gmail, google sync and outlook would be an option. But what other options are there ?
    I dont know of anything would be willing to pay for something had I found it.. anyones input on this would be great contact, calendar and email on BIS would be awesome

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    Maybe I am paranoid and please correct me if I am wrong. It seems that there are great apps out there not only for sync but e.g. for scanning business cards, converting text to speech and vice versa - but all involve external servers/companies. Do I want other companies read my texts, contacts, .?... such as funambol, thinkpost.net, ...or even google?!
    Last edited by breiti; 01-22-2010 at 07:58 AM.


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    Yes thats a bit paranoid. I just wanna get rid of plugging the cable in to sync every time.

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    I personally use Thunderbird, with Provider for Google Calendar addon, Zindus, and google sync installed on my crackberry. The only downside that it doesnt utilize the push technology. But you can set the sync interval within google sync to pretty much whatever you want. I have mind set to 30min.

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    Quote Originally Posted by breiti View Post
    Maybe I am paranoid and please correct me if I am wrong. It seems that there are great apps out there not only for sync but e.g. for scanning business cards, converting text to speech and vice versa - but all involve external servers/companies. Do I want other companies read my texts, contacts, .?... such as funambol, thinkpost.net, ...or even google?!
    I think you're making a very sane request: to keep full control of your own data.

    You can install and run your own Funambol server: it's open source, you can easily download it, install and run it. You'll keep your data on your own server and still have everything in sync OTA and with push too, over BIS.

    HTH
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    But then i have to leave my computer on 24/7 right ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tweeg View Post
    But then i have to leave my computer on 24/7 right ?
    I think so.. might not be too bad but i have a laptop I carry for work so would be pointless for me because i dont always have a PC internet connection

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    You might take a look at Nice Office, it might be just what you are looking for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnepsa View Post
    I think so.. might not be too bad but i have a laptop I carry for work so would be pointless for me because i dont always have a PC internet connection


    same here, thats no option for me.
    Last edited by tweeg; 01-22-2010 at 02:43 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sunkast View Post
    You might take a look at Nice Office, it might be just what you are looking for.
    It does work with compatibility mode disabled. But hmm. For some reason it dont feel safe uploading my calendar and contacts and stuff to some third party compagny. Feels different then google or something.
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    9.95 a month.. hmm I guess i will just keep plugging in. I would be willing to pay a one time fee but not monthly

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    There is a free version also

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    Quote Originally Posted by smaffulli View Post
    I think you're making a very sane request: to keep full control of your own data.

    You can install and run your own Funambol server: it's open source, you can easily download it, install and run it. You'll keep your data on your own server and still have everything in sync OTA and with push too, over BIS.

    HTH
    stef
    Hey, thanks man, that's to my taste! Wasn't aware that I could set up my own server. I'm lucky enough, that I have both, private and business PC/laptop - while we are on BES in job, I was looking especially for a private solution, which your suggestions just seems to fit perfectly!


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    Quote Originally Posted by tweeg View Post
    There is a free version also

    Yea but no outlook support

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    Quote Originally Posted by tweeg View Post
    It does work with compatibility mode disabled. But hmm. For some reason it dont feel safe uploading my calendar and contacts and stuff to some third party compagny. Feels different then google or something.
    Didn't I say so earlier? That's exactly my point - gives me just a ...hmmm... strange feeling! hone:


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    I use ThinkPost Communications - Home which is based on funambol. it is $4 per month and well worth it. i tried using funambol and it screwed up my calendar so i gave up on trying free stuff!
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