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10. iSync

High-tech gadgets are supposed to make our lives simpler and easier, but sometimes they just makes things more complicated. Think, for example, about how many different places you keep your address book: One copy on your main machine, another on your laptop, another on your Palm or PocketPC, another on your cellphone, and—if you've read Chapter 7—one more on your iPod.

Now then: Are all of these various address books completely identical, or do they vary from device to device? ("Well, Tory beamed me her business card, so I have that on my Palm Tungsten T3. But I haven't programmed her into my cellphone yet, and I have Chris's new office number on my phone but haven't typed it into my Mac's Address Book, and then there's all of Charlie's contact info since he moved…")


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