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Funambol Releases Beta of Free Wireless PIM Sync

Funambol has been around for awhile with their wireless sync solution but they have finally coalesced it into a product for consumers. They just launched a MyFunambol service for BlackBerry that syncs your BlackBerry contacts, calendars, tasks, notes and pictures on a with the Funambol cloud. From there you can sync that information back down…

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Remote Control Your PC from Your BlackBerry Over WiFi or Bluetooth Using Vectir

I spotted a thread in the forums by dshcpa1 talking about a PC remote control program called Vectir that I just started trying out. The app is a regular J2ME MIDP app that happens to support BlackBerrys allowing you to control quite a few of your PC’s functions from your BlackBerry. Vectir has been around…

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XTop Mobile Public Beta Integrates Your BlackBerry with your PC

XTop mobile has been working on their app for so long I thought it was vaporware. Blaze over @CrackBerry noticed that the XTop Mobile app is now available in public beta and packs in a whole slew of features. The idea is that it gracefully marries your BlackBerry with your PC. Just check out the…

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager v6.0.1 b21 Released With Better Backup Encryption

RIM has quietly slipped out an update to the BlackBerry Desktop Manager software bringing it to v6.0.1 b21. Nothing crazy new in this version but you can find some details below. Hopefully this new version fixes some of the bugs that have come up in the 6.0 release though according to the fixed issues they…

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac v2.0 Now Available

BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac v2.0 has only been in the Beta Zone for 2 weeks and it is already fully baked. Adam over @CrackBerry noticed that the new version is now available for download to everybody on BlackBerry.com. According to Nsudicky over at the official BlackBerry Support Forums the new upgrade includes the following…

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Import BlackBerry SMS and Call Logs Into Outlook with MobileArchiver

Brian from MobileArchiving let us know about two of their products that I found very interesting. There are other solutions that provide reporting on your call logs and archiving of your SMS but MobileArchiver seems to be a cleaner approach. The two products are: MobileArchiver for Outlook – Will import SMS texts and Phone Call…

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Classic JL_Cmder Utility v1.9.3 Released With Windows 7 Support

JL_Cmder is the venerable JavaLoader.exe utility for BlackBerry that started it all. Its DOS user interface was the original utility for wiping your BlackBerry and performing other functions. Jerry let me know that the classic JL_Cmder utility has been updated by d_fisher to v1.9.3 and includes the following changes: Now works with Windows 7 and…

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Free MagicBerry IPD Reader Lets You Extract and Edit BlackBerry Backup Files

There have been a few BlackBerry backup file (IPD files) editors over the years but MagicBerry is one of my favorites. I cannot believe I have not mentioned it earlier since it has been around for awhile now. It is more of an advanced tool but practically anybody can use it. In a nutshell MagicBerry…

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