Thomas (boggyb) wrote,

  • Mood:
Yesterday's discovery is that a 10-year-old Ericsson T39m has better standards-based synchronisation support than a shiny new HTC Desire I was trying to set up.

My Ericsson T39m can synchronise the calendar and phone book over Bluetooth (and possibly infra-red) with anything that speaks the standard Bluetooth PIM profile. The HTC Desire can't do that.

The Ericsson T39m can exchange calendar and phone book entires over Bluetooth and infra-red with anything that speaks the standard OBEX profiles. The HTC can receive phone book entries (but prompts for every single one, making it impractical to do a bulk transfer), but cannot receive calendar entries. I'm not sure if it can send entries either - I didn't investigate that.

New phones are supposed to be better than old ones, not worse!

  • New shiny toy!

    The Nyx replacement build has been in the planning for a long time. It was originally pencilled in for late 2019, and looking at my notes would have…

  • Achievement unlocked: jump-starting my car!

    Headed out to sainsbury's just now - or tried to, only to discover that my car's battery had run down over the past week and just did not want to…

  • Pancakes!

    Since people have been prodding me for an update, here's a pancake-themed one (as everyone's blogging about pancakes today!). Unlike in the linked…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic
    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment