updated 08:25 am EDT, Mon July 17, 2006
MacMedia has released PhoneDirector 1.2, a complete software solution for connecting to and managing many Nokia phone models from a Mac. The software supports several different models, including the 6230, 6230i, 6233, 6234, 6280, 7280, 7380, 8800 mobile phones. The Bluetooth-enabled PhoneDirector offers functions to organize the Phonebook, SMS, Gallery and Calendar. Users can edit/backup the phonebook, download/archive SMS text messages, download/upload pictures/sounds, upload Java applications to the phone, create/edit themes, setup phone radio channels, upload Safari bookmarks, and edit/add notes to the phone. Version 1.2 adds support for the Nokia 6233 and 6234 mobile phones. PhoneDirector is offered as $30 shareware. The upgrade fee from v1.1 and previous versions is $13. It requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later, Bluetooth, and a supported Nokia phone.