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Problem: You want to sync the Google calendars of all your loved ones with your iPhone. Solution: Google Sync. Here's how.
While you're welcome to extend your MobileMe trial with Apple for $99 a year, you can do it less expensively via Amazon.
Apple moved MobileMe Calendar out of beta last week, but after working with the software, Ted Landau thinks that might have been premature. He shares some tips from Apple before detailing his own experience with cloud-based calendaring.
Ted Landau offers up an assortment of bugs and fixes, ranging from iTunes 10 crashes to an issue with the mobile version of Safari to file sharing with iWork for iPad.
Overwhelmed by information? Using Yahoo’s Pipes you can create your own custom RSS feeds that filter information from other RSS feeds, Web sites, and more. Glenn Fleishman shows you how.
Syncing your calendar and contact data across your Mac and iOS devices using MobileMe can come in handy, but not when your contacts disappear. Ted Landau looks at potential options for getting those contacts back where they belong.
Lex Friedman wasn't worried about an issue with black email messages affecting some iOS 4 users, until it affected his mom. Now, he's figured out a potential fix.
Heading out of town? Take care of a few critical tasks--from backing up your data to setting up remote access--and you can leave your desk behind without a second glance.
Why yes, it should be a simple matter to sync to-do items between your iPhone and iCal. And it is, with the right software.
Exchanging files with the iPad requires a bit of work. Kirk McElhearn shows how to minimize the hassle, especially when you're copying iWork files.
The Google Apps add features all the time. But can they replace Microsoft Office yet? Here are some issues to consider before you decide.
The iPad versions of the iWork applications have trouble exchanging documents with the desktop version of Apple's productivity suite. It's not a bug, Ted Landau writes -- it's a limitation of the 1.0 release of these mobile apps.