[plug] phone synchronisation

Scott Middleton scott at assuretek.com.au
Wed Jan 5 11:01:01 WST 2011

If you want cheap

I think there is an unlocked sub $200 android (2.2 froyo) based pre-paid
phone at dick smiths. Huawei U8150

Don't know much about it but it sounds like you don't have much to lose if
it is crap.

Scott Middleton
Managing Director
Linux Consultants Pty Ltd t/as AssureTek
Email - Scott at assuretek.com.au
Phone - 1300 551 696
Mobile - 0400 212 724

On 5 January 2011 10:45, Mark O'Shea <mark at musicalstoat.co.uk> wrote:

> 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.
> --
> Mark
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