Local Outlook and more syncing come to the Palm Pre

Summary:Applications are rolling out slowly, but surely on the Palm Pre and part of the fun aspect with devices like this and the G1 are discovering the new apps in the handset store as they are released. Those of you who have Outlook and other PIM desktop clients will be happy to know there are now applications to sync with your PC and Mac in case you do not have Exchange or want to sync in the cloud.

Applications are rolling out slowly, but surely on the Palm Pre and part of the fun aspect with devices like this and the G1 are discovering the new apps in the handset store as they are released. Those of you who have Outlook and other PIM desktop clients will be happy to know there are now applications to sync with your PC and Mac in case you do not have Exchange or want to sync in the cloud.

To sync your PC with Outlook, take a look at PocketMirror from Chapura, Inc.. PocketMirror will let you sync your Microsoft Outlook Calendar and Contacts with or without an Exchange account. Sync is done via WiFi to your PC.

For Mac users, coming soon to the PC as well, you will find The Missing Sync from Mark/Space provides syncing with your Mac with Address Book, Entourage, iCal, iTunes, iPhoto and more via WiFi. You can transfer documents, files, videos, music playlists, photos, podcasts, and ringtones. It costs $39.95, but is available as a free beta for now.

Topics: Mobility, Apple, Collaboration, Enterprise Software, Hardware, Microsoft, Networking, Software, Wi-Fi

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Matthew Miller started using a mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host with GigaOM's Kevin Tofel on the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned over 200 d... Full Bio

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