question about a palm pilot, ical, and address book

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  1. slipper macrumors 68000

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    question about a palm pilot, ical, and address book...

    can the calenders and address book be fully intergrated?
     
  2. virividox macrumors 601

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    palm pilot uses its own software 'palm desktop' and not isynch to sych the data.
     
  3. question fear macrumors 68020

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    i am assuming for the sake of your post that you are using a fairly recent palm that runs on a usb cable or cradle.
    yes, get isync all set with the palm conduit, and palm desktop, and ical and address book will play happily with your palm.
    what kind do you have? sometimes it takes some juggling for sony branded ones to work...
    -carly
     
  4. slipper thread starter macrumors 68000

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    i used to have a handy m500 a couple years ago. i was planning on getting a low end palm, something cheap just to jot down notes and womens numbers haha. like a palm zire. would that work?
     
  5. 7on macrumors 601

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    It should. Palms are Mac friendly after all. And the Desktop 4.1 software has been fixed for Panther. Been using my Palm m515 with my Powerbook and I haven't had many problems (most problems dealt with moving to Panther, but that seems to be fixed now).
     
  6. slipper thread starter macrumors 68000

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    or if i get another M500 maybe used from ebay would that still work or would i need newer software?
     
  7. question fear macrumors 68020

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    any palm should be fine...
    i would say, for simplicity, you're much better off looking for m500 or later...basically, any palm that natively syncs with usb (i would suggest NOT buying a handspring, because since being aquired by palmone, springboard and thier proprietary expansion slots are pretty much DOA, and would be expensive to maintain.)
    the reason i say native usb syncing is that trying to find a serial-->usb adaptor is tough these days...also, any palm still using serial is pretty old.
    the zire, or the zire 21 would work fine with a mac. if you go with the zire 21, i think its 99.00 msrp, and you get as much memory as your old m500 has.
    no extra software would be needed, your mac will ask you to dl the palm conduit for isync, and with minimal tweaking you'll be all set.
    sorry for rambling so much, im just trying to throw all the info you'll need at ya.
    any more questions, feel free to pm or post back here, and i and any other palm geeks floating about will try to help.
    -carly
     

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