Parallels, ActiveSync, & T-Mobile Dash

February 28, 2007

T-Mobile Dash - HTC ExcaliburHurray — The new version (Build 3186) of Parallels has been released, and astonishingly enough, ActiveSync under XP actually recognizes and talks to my T-Mobile Dash, running in a virtualized session under OS X on my MacBook Pro (talk about your overland routes!)

I’ve tried this a few times during the betas, with no luck, but it’s working now. Here are the steps I went through to get this thing working…
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ActiveSync Primal Scream

July 8, 2003

One of the areas where Palm OS has Windows CE Pocket PC Windows Mobile beat hands down is on synchronization. 

Hotsync just works on Palm OS—in the cradle, on a wireless connection, over a pair of tin cans and a string if necessary. 

At least for me.

I have been fighting with (Windows Mobile) ActiveSync 3.7 for 10 days.  It works fine in the cradle (an improvement from previous versions), but connecting wirelessly, it expects to be able to resolve a name via WINS. 

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