Here I am about to pay $100/year for contact sync.
I tried hard to avoid this, having tried pretty much every other solution out there, but none of them worked properly across several Macs plus a BlackBerry.
In the end I just need contact sync that works, and so far MobileMe is the only one that hasn’t failed me. My 60 day trial is almost up, and I’m going to go ahead and let it bill me and stop wasting time trying other options.
Resistance is futile. We will all be assimilated.
Yeah, it’s a bit steep for just that one killer app, but it is a killer. In fact, it’s so good for me that I’ve resisted adding Exchange syncing to my iPhone because I don’t want to mess up the awesomeness that is MobileMe sync.
Have you tried Google Sync for Blackberry? I used that for my contacts and calendar (I’ve switched to the droid) and it worked out pretty well for me.
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Yeah, I’ve gotten so used to this just working that I just might have to pay for MobileMe when my freebie subscription runs out. Fortunately, though, you can get save a few bucks on it through Amazon, like this: http://bit.ly/4roCkh
Ok, I ordered from Amazon but they have to actually mail out the stupid box instead of just emailing me a code. I was due to get charged tomorrow, so I canceled and will reactivate on Wed. when I get the code from Amazon.
I think I probably screwed up by opting to save $25 instead of respecting a working sync set-up and leaving things as-is. 😉
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Perhaps this is a moot point now but Soocial (soocial.com) worked pretty well for me between my Gmail account and Mac Address Book.
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