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BlackBerry Media Sync for Mac

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BlackBerry Media Sync for Mac

Syncing a BlackBerry with a Mac can be a pain. In the past, I’ve had issues with the device not being recognized by the Mac and installing software can sometimes be difficult. BGR got the first look at BlackBerry Media Sync for Mac. It’s a slick looking applications that is a great Mac port of the PC version. Now you’ll be able to sync your music, photos, videos, and even iTunes playlists to BlackBerry devices.

(Via BGR)

PocketMac update supports Entourage and iTunes

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AppleMac users rejoice! Entourage 2008, designed to emulate much of Microsoft Office, can now support syncing for BlackBerrys released as of May through PocketMac. Devices running OS 4.5 reportedly work like a charm for getting contacts, tasks, and calendar items off your Mac and onto your BlackBerry via Entourage. iTunes support is also in there, although it’s kind of funny that PC users got the iTunes Media Sync first. This is pretty awesome for Mac users everywhere, considering the complete lack of love they tend to get from RIM. Hopefully this will keep enough of them from going with the iPhone instead… Hey, you can always make your BlackBerry look like an iPhone with themes like iBerry in Today, Icon and Zen styles. Head on over to the PocketMac site to download version 4.1.25.

(via TUAW)

BlackBerry Media Sync launched

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Supposedly the BlackBerry/iTunes syncing utility that was making the rounds last month is ready for primetime, and could be popping up for public download from www.blackberry.com/mediasync at some point today. iTunes support certainly makes BlackBerrys more viable as your number one media player – combined with increasing size of memory cards and high quality stereo Bluetooth headsets, it’s hard to go wrong. If you didn’t have time to nab MediaSync when it was available briefly, today could be your big chance, so keep your eyes peeled.

UPDATE: BlackBerry Media Sync is live, so go ahead and check it out!

(via BlackBerry News)

BlackBerry MediaSync shows up on RIM servers, gets pulled

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The talented sleuths over at BerryReview were able to sniff out the nascent BlackBerry MediaSync application expected to appear with BlackBerry OS 4.6. BlackBerry MediaSync allows users to sync iTunes files to your BlackBerry; Nanu reported syncing 260 songs with album art in about 10 minutes, which is not bad at all.

Of course, RIM has already yanked the file, but we’ve heard that it can still be found on the Internets. Grab it before its gone, as well.

Click here to download BlackBerry MediaSync
(DOWNLOAD AT YOUR OWN RISK!)

(via BerryReview)

Desktop Manager 4.6 sighted

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DM 4.6The shots of 4.5′s BlackBerry Desktop Manager have already been sighted, but 4.6 due to launch with the BlackBerry Bold hasn’t been seen until now. The big feature is the iTunes media syncing promised to come with the BlackBerry 9000, but aside from that, everything looks more or less like the unreleased 4.5 DM.

Streaming iTunes and lyrics on your BlackBerry

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PearlTunenuTsie recently announced a partnership with lyrics database LyricFind, letting you search through the lyrics of all the music in your iTunes library from your BlackBerry while you’re listening to streaming tunes. Best of all, it’s free – you just have to export your iTunes metadata and upload it to their servers. BlackBerry support is still in open beta, if you want to give nuTsie a shot and have a data plan that can stomach it. Thanks Josep!