Finally, there is a working and up-to-date tool to synchronize Microsoft Outlook contacts to Google contacts. The fork GOContactSync Mod is working smoothly and synchronizes all fields including categories and contact pictures. Continue reading →
Most mobile phones only support to synchronize your personal calendar on an Exchange server to your phone. Unfortunately, often companies use group calendars to manage their joint appointments which then do not get on your mobile phone – unless you manually copy and paste the relevant entries to your personal calendar. This article shows you how to create an individual synchronization routine from group to personal calendar with built-in filter function in Microsoft Outlook.
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We talked about managing your calendars online with Google Calendar, Outlook, or iCal already in our last article. But what if you use more than one calendar (e.g., business and personal)?
I am constantly searching for a good replacement for the classic combo of Microsoft Exchange plus Outlook to manage e-mails, calendar, contacts and tasks easily. The key requirement is that it smoothly synchronizes with your PC, Mac and more importantly with your mobile phone.
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You’re in need to scan your business card and automatically add them to your address book? Check out World Card Mobile on the iTunes Store – I made great experiences with it and according to all the user comments it seems to be the best business card scanner around.
UPDATE – After years of using Nokia E-Series as my primary business phone, I finally switched to Apple’s iPhone. The main reasons were:
- Nokia’s update frequency was really poor – not solving basic problems
- Mail for Exchange did not work properly: it always crashed, and I was not able to send e-mails anymore. Even hours of calls with Nokia support did not help.
- Roaming between WLAN and GSM did not work, eventually on the S60 FP 2 (E 72) it would have worked, but this would have meant a new device also.
My initial set-up for my new Apple iPhone 3GS which is perfect for daily tasks includes the following. Continue reading →