There has been a lot of buzz about RIM’s first move into the Exchange ActiveSync world with the upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS. In a recent TechRadar article, BlackBerry software head Vivek Bhardwaj commented that this huge switch to Exchange ActiveSync is a change in the right direction for BlackBerry, praising it as an “open standard”.
Google have announced that they are discontinuing their Gmail App for BlackBerry, with support for the App being dropped in less than 10 days time.
Google recommends that users access their email though the browser, but there is a better way; use AstraSync to get full PUSH two way sync of Gmail, calendar and contacts to your BlackBerry.
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We are very pleased to announce that our Quality Assurance department has completed the testing and certification of AstraSync 4.2 for the new BlackBerry OS7 devices. AstraSync did not require any modifications to support OS7 and proved to be compatible “out of the box”.
We would like to extend a big thank you to all who helped with the 4.2 Beta program and are proud to announce the release of AstraSync 4.2 including…
New: Device Alert Profile Integration with Monitor
AstraSync now works with Monitor
(A new monitoring program for BlackBerry) to give closer integration with the device OS. Providing better network availability awareness, faster performance and integrated device profile alerts for new messages including;
- Status bar unread count
- Icon notification ‘Splat’
- LED notification
- Device audio profile integrated alerts
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BlackBerry owners can now synchronize their Hotmail Email, Calendar and Contacts with their BlackBerry smartphones over the air using AstraSync.
Microsoft officially announced support for Exchange ActiveSync with Hotmail and Windows Live Accounts on the 30th of August. We have now completed testing of the Hotmail service with AstraSync and have added it to our ever growing list of supported platforms.
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We are very pleased to announce that our Quality Assurance department has completed the testing and certification of AstraSync 4.1.19 for the new BlackBerry Torch 9800 and BlackBerry OS6.0. AstraSync did not require any modifications for the Torch or for OS6.0 and proved to be compatible “out of the box”.
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We would like to extend a big thank you to all who helped with the 4.1 Beta program and are proud to announce the release of AstraSync 4.1 including…
Improved Performance and UI Responsiveness
AstraSync now carefully manages background tasks and processes to improve the responsiveness of the AstraSync user interface. Users can make their own adjustments using the new Performance Settings form under the AstraSync Options menu. Read the rest of this entry »