After years of borrowing friends' PCs to update firmware, buying 3rd party sync apps and being generally frustrated by their technologies' poor communication skills, BlackBerry-owning Mac users may soon stop wanting to die: BlackBerry Desktop is coming to OS X.

Although there were workarounds more most BlackBerry sync/update/media needs, including a decidedly decent Media Sync app for iTunes syncing, the using a BlackBerry has never been easy for Mac types, and BlackBerry Desktop will make lots of peoples' live much, much easier.


The feature list:

* Sync your iTunes® playlists, calendars, contacts, notes and tasks
* Add/Remove applications
* Update your device when new software becomes available
* Backup and restore your device data with such features like automatically scheduled backups and optional encryption (security is #1 as always…)
* Manage multiple devices

The release is set for somewhere in September, or around two months from now, max. [BlackBerry]

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