Content migrated via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth
Mark/Space has introduced an update to The Missing Sync for Android. Version 1.3 adds the ability to sync a PC or Mac with an Android handset without using a cable. Users can choose either Wi-Fi or Bluetooth options to sync content such as contacts, music, photos, or other files. The update also offers notes syncing, as the company's Fliq Notes app is now available for the Android platform.
Syncs everything from files to ringtones
Mark/Space on Thursday launched both the Mac and PC version of The Missing Sync for Android. The app utilizes Wi-Fi to sync contacts between a computer and Android-based handsets such as the myTouch 3G, HTC Hero or Motorola Cliq. It works with popular applications such as Microsoft Outlook or Address Book, and can automatically sync whenever the computer comes within range of the handset.
Palm online sync fails for some users
Owners of Palm's newer phones have encountered a flaw in its online backup system that has wiped out contacts and calendars. A portion of users note that backups sent to Palm's Profile cloud service from a Pre (and now Pixi) are being corrupted and blank out any synchronized data when the phone has to be reset or restored. Those without a local backup, such as through an app like Missing Sync, have no choice but to recreate the data from scratch.
Missinf Sync 2.0.3, iPhone
Mark/Space has launched an update to its iPhone sync software, The Missing Sync for iPhone 2.0.3. The update adds the ability to create ringtones for the iPhone by using a built-in ringtone editor. By simply selecting a song from the iTunes music library and placing it in the editor, users can trim and name their customized ringtone, which is then automatically added to iTunes and ready for transferring onto the iPhone the next time a sync is initiated.
Palm Pre syncs with Mac
Mark/Space has released a Mac version of The Missing Sync for Palm Pre, along with a Windows Vista and XP version currently in progress. Previously launched as a beta, the synchronization software allows mobile phone users to share information such as contacts, calendars, photos and music between the Mac and Palm Pre. The application enables automatically syncing when near a Mac via Wi-Fi, or can transfer files and documents with a USB cable
iPhone Missing Sync ships
Mark/Space has updated its iPhone sync software with the release of The Missing Sync for iPhone 2.0.2. The update adds support for transferring and saving both voicemail and voice memos as well as brings iPhone 3.0 compatibility. The software works in parallel with iTunes, offering options iTunes does not, like syncing tasks, files and documents while archiving text messages and call histories. Version 2.0.2 adds voicemail and voice memo to the notebook area, placing them side-by-side with text notes.
The Missing Sync updates
Mark/Space has released The Missing Sync beta for the Palm Pre, along with a Windows version for the iPhone firmware 2.0. The company has also prepared its Fliq iPhone apps for the firmware 3.0 update and the 3G S handset. The Missing Sync for the Pre allows users to sync data, such as iCal or Entourage, between a Mac and the smartphone. The service also works when the Pre is placed on the Touchstone charger.
Missing Sync Entourage 08
Following closely on the heels of the BlackBerry version, Mark/Space has unveiled The Missing Sync for Windows Mobile 4.0.4, offering users Entourage 2008 support, and more. The new version includes direct sync support for Entourage 2008, for calendars, contacts, and tasks with categories, and improved device mounting. Missing Sync can also synchronize video, music, photos, and other files, supporting iCal, Address Book, iPhoto, and iTunes.
Missing Sync for Bold
Mark/Space on Tuesday unveiled support for the BlackBerry Bold smartphone in its connectivity software, The Missing Sync for BlackBerry. The company illustrates that The Missing Sync now allows users to synchronize contacts, calendars, Entourage data, iTunes playlists, iPhoto albums and more with the BlackBerry Bold 9000 series handsets. The Missing Sync for BlackBerry is currently selling for $39.95 through its online web store.
Missing Sync for Windows
Mark/Space on Thursday unveiled a new product for Windows that allows iPhone users to transfer contacts and calendar information from most BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, and Palm OS devices, as well as select units from Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Motorola that use the Symbian OS. Mark/Space says that The Missing Sync for iPhone works with both current generation and 3G iPhones. The Missing Sync for iPhone is available from the company's website for $40.
The Tube, TimeCache
- The Missing Sync for Palm OS 6.0.3 ($40) enhances the software for synchronizing contacts, calendars, photos, and more between Macs and devices from Palm, Sony, Garmin, and others. The latest release offers better synchronization with Bare Bones Yojimbo 1.5, improved handling of recurring tasks, and enhanced support for custom field synchronization with Entourage.
- World Clock Deluxe 4.5.1 ($20) is the latest iteration of MaBaSoft's time tool for Mac OS X that displays multiple clocks in a horizontal or vertical palette, adding daylight-savings time information for Chile as well as Guatemala. The latest revision also adds San Luis, Argentina to the World Clock Deluxe cities database.
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- The Tube 2.5 (unknown) accompanies new TubeToGo Web service, allowing Tube users to make TV recordings available in an online Web gallery. The Tube allows users to simultaneously watch videos while chatting amongst one another. The TubeToGo Web interface provides complete access to recordings, allowing users to publish as well as schedule recordings on-the-go.
- TimeCache 7.0.8 ($60, $35 for upgrade) fixes a significant bug discovered in a week-old update. TimeCache is a time and expense billing application with support for timed or manual entries. The latest release fixes a problem that could erase user changes to report and invoice layouts, and is available for free to current TimeCache users. The update also offers a new taxation option for users whose tax authorities require assessing cumulative taxes.
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- PageSender 4.2.2 ($40) updates the fax software for Mac OS X with an option for sending a cover page only. The update also fixes a potential issue with access to cover page options, and repairs other minor issues. The software sense as well as receives faxes, allowing users to print or email received faxes automatically.
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- Audiocorder 5.1.4 ($20) allows a Mac to act like a sophisticated audio recorder, operating as a volume operated (VOX) automated audio recorder in one mode and a scheduled recorder in another. The latest release fixes a bug that could cause recording schedule files to improperly load.
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Missing Sync for iPhone
Mark/Space today released The Missing Sync for iPhone 1.0.1 alongside an updated version of SyncTogether. The Missing Sync for iPhone allows users to quickly load and archive data on an iPhone. The software supports syncing calendar, contacts, photos, and more from another cellular handset to an iPhone while allowing usrs to archive SMS messages as well as call logs and notes. The Missing Sync for iPhone 1.0.1 is priced at $40, with crossgrades available for $25. The application requires Mac OS X 10.4.9 or later.
Missing Sync for Leopard
Mark/Space recently announced some Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard compatibility updates and betas of its various incarnations of Missing Sync, as well as a new online support service. After a self-imposed formal commitment to Leopard compatibility, final versions are available for Missing Sync for BlackBerry and Missing Sync for Sony PSP, with Leopard-savvy betas available for Missing Sync for Palm OS and Missing Sync for Windows Mobile. Mark/Space notes, however, that SyncTogether has not been optimized for Apple's newest operating system, and they advise against using the app under that condition. Pricing for new Missing Sync users starts at $30.