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IAA Announces PocketMac Blackberry Edition

Syncs Macs & RIM BlackBerry handhelds for the first time (August 19, 2004)

Information Appliance Associates, creators of the original Mac-to-Pocket-PC sync solution, announces the new release of PocketMac Blackberry Edition, the first ever tool to sync Mac users' data with RIM BlackBerry handhelds.

"We're incredibly excited," said Terence Goggin, CTO of Information Appliance Associates. "After 14 months of engineering and testing, we're proud to release this unique tool that for the first time gives Mac users the ability to sync with BlackBerry handhelds. What's more, we've made sure no one's left out -- older serial-based BlackBerry 957s can also fully sync as well."


PocketMac BlackBerry Edition includes all of the great features users have come to expect from the PocketMac brand, including 2-way sync capabilities with...

* Entourage Contact Synching--PocketMac BlackBerry Edition syncs fully Contacts from Microsoft Entourage to the BlackBerry.

* OS X Address Book Contact Synching--PocketMac BlackBerry Edition syncs Contacts from the OS X Address Book to the BlackBerry.

* Now Contact Synching--PocketMac BlackBerry Edition syncs in both directions Contacts from Now Contact to the BlackBerry.

* Entourage Calendar Synching--PocketMac BlackBerry Edition syncs Calendar events from Entourage to the BlackBerry.

* iCal Calendar Synching--PocketMac BlackBerry Edition syncs Calendar events from iCal to the BlackBerry.

* Now Up-To-Date Calendar Synching--PocketMac BlackBerry Edition syncs Calendar events from Now Up-To-Date to the BlackBerry.

* Entourage Tasks Synching--PocketMac BlackBerry Edition syncs Tasks from Entourage to the BlackBerry.

* iCal Tasks Synching--PocketMac BlackBerry Edition syncs Tasks from iCal to the BlackBerry.

* Now Up-To-Date Tasks Synching--PocketMac BlackBerry Edition syncs Tasks from Now Up-To-Date to the BlackBerry.

* Entourage Notes Synching--PocketMac BlackBerry Edition syncs Notes from Entourage to the BlackBerry.

* Stickies Notes Synching--PocketMac BlackBerry Edition syncs Notes from Stickies to the BlackBerry.


Goggin continued, "This release has something for every Mac-based BlackBerry user. From Stickies to Entourage support to iCal & OS X Address Book, this is what BlackBerry users have longed for."

PocketMac BlackBerry Edition also offers these additional features...

* USB/Serial Support--PocketMac BlackBerry offers complete support for USB-based & Serial-based BlackBerry devices.

* iSync Integration--PocketMac BlackBerry offers full integration with Apple's iSync.

* Sync on Connect--When PocketMac BlackBerry users put their device in their USB cradle, PocketMac will automatically sync their BlackBerry with their Mac; they do not have to manually initiate a sync each time.

"This new product extends the PocketMac technology to the next level - BlackBerry handhelds," Goggin added.

PocketMac BlackBerry Edition retails for $29.95.

More information about PocketMac BlackBerry can be found at http://www.pocketmac.net/blackberry.html


About Information Appliance Associates
Information Appliance Associates (IAA) is a world leader in creating unique software solutions, primarily for the Macintosh platform. Their first product, PocketMac Pro, the original Mac-to-Pocket-PC sync solution accomplished what at the time was thought impossible-- connecting a Mac to a Pocket PC. IAA then expanded into other areas of connectivity with their Microsoft Smartphone product, their iPod product and now their BlackBerry sync solution.

For more information visit www.pocketmac.net.

 


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