Mail sync is determined by the type of account (POP, IMAP, Exchange) you have. Sync for contacts and calendars is not an option for POP or IMAP accounts.
Apple has deprecated Sync Services in Mountain Lion and it no longer works reliably.
[Added Nov 17, 2013- Sync Services is no longer supported on Mavericks. Syncing with an iPhone via iTunes is not supported in Mavericks.]
You can no longer sync with an iPhone or iPad . . .
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Outlook for Mac 2011 v14.2 (SP2). has made it easier for Outlook users to connect to their Gmail IMAP account. Enter your Gmail email address and password when creating a new Identity and your Send & Receive settings have been done for you automatically. What has not changed is why you should use IMAP rather than POP.
Standard POP/SMTP E-mail services download and delete mail from the mail servers by default. IMAP’s difference . . .
Continue Reading: Connect Outlook for Mac 2011 to Gmail’s IMAP service
Share one account with multiple users or multiple computers with different platforms and email applications. Includes info on IMAP and POP accounts as well as IMAP providers. . . .
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I’m one of the many Entourage users that have a Gmail account. I’ve been reading the Gmail support forums and have run across some troubling news about disappearing emails. Not just a few emails, but ALL emails. With any free service, it’s hard to really complain but user expectations and reality don’t necessarily match. The problem is not happening within Entourage but with Gmail’s service.
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A couple of folks have written and asked for ideas about making the move from Gmail POP to IMAP. They already have their mail downloaded into Entourage but IMAP will download that mail again. This could take a while depending on how much mail is in the INBOX.
Entourage will sync all messages in your INBOX if you have Live Sync enabled (see the Configure advanced IMAP settings section in my earlier post Connect Entourage . . .
Continue Reading: Create Gmail labels and make Entourage folders
Microsoft has released the 11.3.9 update for Office 2004. (2.49 MB) The update requires that the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.8 Update be installed first. Download them both from Mactoptia, use the Microsoft AutoUpdate application or simply select the Check For Updates command from the Help menu in any Office 2004 application.
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Continue Reading: Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.9 update released
Since Google’s announcement in late October that it would offer free IMAP service for users of its Gmail service, news sites, blogs and forums have been abuzz with the expanded capabilities. Gmail’s message search engine, generous 5GB storage capacity and excellent spam filtering makes dealing with E-mail easy and Google is also enticing iPhone users to its IMAP service by providing detailed setup instructions. Now, because of IMAP, Gmail users can take advantage of all . . .
Continue Reading: Connect Entourage 2004 to Gmail’s IMAP service
OK, are you a lucky owner of a new iPhone? Have you tried to download your mail into your iPhone and get tons of spam? Read David Pogue’s Post A Smarter Way to Fetch E-Mail to find how to work around this problem.
Pogue describes how to forward your email to a Gmail account to filter your spam, and still show the original sending account and not your Gmail address. In other words, when you . . .
Continue Reading: Downloading your Entourage accounts into iPhone