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Archived - Syncing requirements for Mac OS X 10.4

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You can sync many different kinds of data and devices with Mac OS X Tiger 10.4. Note: Compatible devices are subject to change.

To sync using .Mac

To use .Mac syncing in Mac OS X 10.4, you'll need:

  • A .Mac subscription (either full or 60-day trial)
  • An Internet connection (dial-up modem or high-speed broadband)

Learn more about .Mac here.

Mobile phone syncing

To sync a Bluetooth mobile phone with Mac OS X 10.4, you need one of the following:

  • A Tiger-compatible Mac with built-in Bluetooth, or
  • A Tiger-compatible Mac with D-Link DBT-120 USB Bluetooth Adapter

To sync a USB mobile phone (through USB), you need a Mac with built-in USB 1.1 or 2.0 port

Learn more about Tiger-compatible phones here.

iPod syncing

To sync information with an iPod, you need a Mac with a built-in USB or FireWire connection (and, of course, an iPod).

Find out more about syncing devices here.

Palm device syncing

To sync a PalmOS-based device in Mac OS X 10.4, you need:

  • A Macintosh-compatible PalmOS device
  • Palm Desktop software version 4.2.1 or later

Learn more about Palm devices here.

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Last Modified: Feb 18, 2012
  • Last Modified: Feb 18, 2012
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