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New BlackBerry Sync Tool Being Developed

I just saw a post at Linux Magazine that talks about a new Linux tool for BlackBerrys. It's called Pocketmac (Linux Edition), so you can see where it started. The program is in beta now and you can sign up here to test it.

Pocketmac Linux Edition should provide a nice alternative to Barry for those of you who prefer a GUI to the command line. Barry does provide a lot of capability, but doesn't appear to be the easiest to use app.

Transferring Files Over Bluetooth using a BlackBerry Curve, Pearl, or 8800

If you own, or are considering buying, one of BlackBerry's Curve, Pearl, or 8800 smart phones then here is a simple guide for transferring files to and from it using Bluetooth.

Part 1 of this investigation focused on setting up a USB connection. Part 2 described how to use a BlackBerry with Amarok.

Using Amarok to Transfer Music to a BlackBerry Curve

Now that I have a memory card installed in my BlackBerry Curve, it's time to load some music. Amarok is my player of choice so I decided to focus my efforts on syncing using it.

Part 1 of this investigation focused on setting up a USB connection. Part 3 will describe how to transfer files using Bluetooth.

Using a BlackBerry Curve with Linux

I recently got a BlackBerry Curve for work, and being a Linux user I was immediately interested in getting them to work together. The bad news is that RIM doesn't make a driver for Linux. The good news is that you can still get them to work together anyway. Here's how.

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