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It is interesting

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I wonder if Apple will "fix" this, or leave the push just with the iPhone. Here's a question, does exchange push everything to desktops, or do they sync too?

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Changes on the iPhone or in the web apps push immediately

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to all locations (desktops included). However, changes or additions made on the desktop apps (Mail excluded because its IMAP anyway) still use the old .Mac sync system (15 minutes in Leopard, 1 hour in Tiger). Apple explains it on their own website here: http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1155?locale=en_GB

"Exchange for the Rest of Us" this is certainly not. Mobile Me is perhaps better than .Mac used to be (at least Calendars can be synched in a meaningful way to the web and to my phone), but this is definitely not what was advertised. I am seriously considering just going back to Google for my calendar.

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I just use Google Calendar

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I've found the Google Apps to essentially be a free Mobile Me service with calendars and e-mail. I can use IMAP for e-mail, and my calendars sync. Hopefully Apple actually "fixes" this though, then I might consider it.

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What do you mean

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Your calendars sync?

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Well,

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iCal syncs with Google Calendar, meaning any changes I make to Google Calendar are then synced to iCal, and then my iPod/(and soon to be iPhone).

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yeah but that's the same cumbersome system

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I was excited to get away from by using Mobile me in the first place. I don't synch with iTunes that often so the only way to get it on the phone is to use the G-Cal web app which is painfully slow to use. If Google comes out with a good iPhone app for calendars and contacts and mail I would give that a try. But the standalone G-Cal web app only is just too pokey over EDGE.

Its problems aside, Mobile Me still does a better job of keeping everything up to date in multiple places.

For now I'll be patient and use Mobile Me. But its certainly a 1.0 product and could use some improvement.

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Perhaps

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But I sync my iPod every day usually, so I can get all the latest podcasts, so it works for me.

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