alan.wehmann at gmail.com
Tue May 27 10:17:49 EDT 2014
My device is a Palm Tungsten E2. I have several of them (from e.g. Ebay) and was delighted to find that Jpilot allows me to sync with my MacBook Air 13 (mid 2013). I found Jpilot in the MacPorts and Fink distributions. I used the MacPorts distribution to do the build. At the time the Jpilot version there was old, so I built it myself, but since then the maintainer updated the version. I am excited to try out the just-released version & am equally excited that Judd still does new version releases.
During testing of syncing with Jpilot I did find that the Location for Calendar events isn’t present, nor is the web address for Contacts. I’ll have to see if version 1.8.2 supports these fields.
I have Dataviz Smartlists on my Palm Tungsten E2 (used to be called ThinkDB). I have a promising lead on syncing those databases to my Mac as well.
When the younger folk wonder why I keep this old device going I point out that a stylus is much narrower than a finger and that because of that, much more information can be packed on the screen (which also means that the screen has to be in good shape).
More information about the Jpilot