[plug] phone synchronisation

Mark O'Shea mark at musicalstoat.co.uk
Wed Jan 5 10:45:50 WST 2011

On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 10:18:25AM +0800, Paul Dean wrote:
> iCal to Android, no go, the market apps that say they convert ics to the HTC/Other Calendars don't work, fortunately I didn't pay for it.
> iCal to Gmail(calendar), yay it works, you have 3 options, 
> 	1. GMail can open and ics file, but only updates every 8hrs or so, not good for a cal sync.
> 	2. Import your iCal file each time you change it, WTF, time waster.... not REAL sync.
> 	3. GMail account - Perl Script/Cron job on server.
> #3 is the way I went, I've written a nice perl script that auto checks my ical file from Claws on my server every 10mins.

For those using iCal (may not be of use to the OP) I just added my google calendar as the default calendar in iCal.  Any changes appear on my android phone, no messing about with anything, no need for gmail to get involved.


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