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Old Feb 4, 2013, 04:04 PM   #51
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My wife is looking to upgrade her phone (she has an old flip phone she never wanted to give up) and enter the 21st century. My question is this - our desktop and laptop are mac, running Calendar/iCal as the desktop runs Mountain Lion and laptop is Snow Leopard. We really rely on this to keep family schedules together - and we like being able to enter events at home and have them pushed to my phone, for example.
She's leaning toward the Samsung S2 or 3 (forget which she likes best) instead of iPhone, and wants to be sure our calendars will continue to be able to sync.
Anyone have experience with this? I don't suspect it would be an issue, but as nothing ever seems to integrate seamlessly, I thought I'd ask.
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 04:12 PM   #52
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My wife is looking to upgrade her phone (she has an old flip phone she never wanted to give up) and enter the 21st century. My question is this - our desktop and laptop are mac, running Calendar/iCal as the desktop runs Mountain Lion and laptop is Snow Leopard. We really rely on this to keep family schedules together - and we like being able to enter events at home and have them pushed to my phone, for example.
She's leaning toward the Samsung S2 or 3 (forget which she likes best) instead of iPhone, and wants to be sure our calendars will continue to be able to sync.
Anyone have experience with this? I don't suspect it would be an issue, but as nothing ever seems to integrate seamlessly, I thought I'd ask.
-C
Sync to google calendar. I do it that way and my iphone, android, and work PC all stay in perfect sync.

P.S. Go for the S3 over the S2. It's a much better phone in many ways (particularly the screen resolution), and is still better than many phones new to the market since its release.
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 08:24 PM   #53
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Any way to do this without using Google calendar? Not a deal breaker but I prefer the interface of iCal/Calendar/Busycal to Google's.
Or do I just continue to use my current interface and use Google as a go-between?
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 08:51 PM   #54
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t continue to use my current interface and use Google as a go-between?
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Yes, this. Google cal can sync to calendar for mac.
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 08:56 PM   #55
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Do any of you doing this have AT&T? I am considering getting an android phone to devolep/play with but am wondering how swapping sim cards would work. I have an unlimited LTE data plan on ATT...would putting that into an Android phone and vice versa cause any problems?
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Old Feb 5, 2013, 12:15 AM   #56
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Never had any issues swapping SIM cards between iphone/android on att unlimited. AT&T will say you need a special plan but it seemed to work either way. Better to be on the LTE plan and get 5gb unthrottled.

As long as you don't put your SIM in a tablet or laptop, etc.
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