How to ditch MobileMe and get push on your iPhone

How to ditch MobileMe and get push on your iPhone
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Most everyone seems to love the iPhone, but the same can’t be said for Apple’s MobileMe service, which has performed so badly at launch that the company even issued an uncharacteristic apology. If MobileMe is driving you nuts, or you just don’t fancy the annual service fee, blogger Beau Giles outlines how you can get similar results using NuevaSync and Google’s mail service. The setup process looks a trifle fiddly, but there’s step-by-step instructions, and it could be the solution to your mail, calendar and contact syncing woes — and hey, it’s free.
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  • I tried this and unfortunately it didn’t seem to pick up google apps for your domain calendars. Our business uses this as a collaborative calendaring system but since the calendar’s arent personal ones but rather “domain wide” calendars, they are strangely absent from the iPhone.

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