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Google to improve Gmail contacts manager

August 10th, 2010

Today, Google announced planned improvements to the contacts manager located in its Gmail web-based email client. Google touts the Contacts feature now, “works more like the rest of Gmail” and that they incorporated a ton of user feedback. Improvements include: Keyboard shortcuts (go to Contacts and hit “?” for the full list) Sort by last name (look …

Google Mail contact syncing option appears on BIS sites

October 19th, 2009

Back on the 3rd we reported the release of BIS 2.8 to North American BlackBerry users, and with that came two-way contact synchronization with Google Mail — one of the new wiz-bang features. Today we’re getting reports from BIS users that now have the Google Mail contact synchronization option available to them from their carriers …

Sensobi updates BlackBerry app, invites 500 more BGR readers to closed beta

August 11th, 2009

Following the fantastic response to our earlier coverage and first round of beta invitations, we’ve been keeping up with the great folks over at Sensobi and watching their app progress. To recap quickly, Sensobi is a contacts and comms management app that looks to rethink the way you approach communicate with your BlackBerry. It provides …

Skype 2.8 for Mac adds screen sharing, better audio and video

July 22nd, 2009

Who doesn’t love a little bit of Skype action? If you’re a Mac user, though, Skype 2.8 Gold adds (or improves on if you were using a beta version) some awesome features like screen sharing (you can even share just a part of your screen for privacy reasons), Skype Access, and improved audio and video …

Get 'em while they're hot: 200 Sensobi invites for BGR readers

July 20th, 2009

While the address book is hardly one of the BlackBerry OS’ weakest links, it’s also pretty ordinary as far as we’re concerned. On a device that lends itself to communications more so than any other there’s plenty more that RIM could be doing in the space. As such, it’s understandable that many are excited for …

Mark/Space issues Missing Sync beta for Palm Pre

June 12th, 2009

Following a promise made to the always impatient Interwebs, Mark/Space has stayed true to its word and issued a public beta version of Missing Sync for the Palm Pre. The web-famous sync utility that always comes to the rescue for Mac users is now at version 1.0b but it’s (nearly) fully functional and of course …

Roadsync 4.0 for S60 brings HTML email support to exchange sync

November 16th, 2008

It took a third-party developer to bring push HTML email support to the world’s most popular smartphone OS. We’re not sure how to feel about that but the bottom line is Dataviz has done what no one else could do to this point with the latest version of its widely-acclaimed Roadsync solution. Roadsync is not …

OTA Sync with Zimbra now available for the 3G iPhone

August 30th, 2008

Zimbra, an open source messaging and collaboration suite, announced this week the availability of Zimbra Mobile for the iPhone 3G. Zimbra users sporting the latest iPhone have enjoyed full two-way OTA synchronization of email, calendars, and contacts as well as a photo sync feature that allows photos associated with iPhone contacts to sync with the …