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Sync Google and iCloud contacts

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

I was trying to get FaceTime on my macbook to load up all the contacts from my iPhone via iCloud. I enabled iCloud contact sync on my phone and logged in on the macbook but only a dozen-ish contacts appeared on laptop.

The problem was that  I sync all contacts via Google (Exchange) and my phone.

The fix:

“Synchronize your Gmail contacts to your Mac by enabling the “Synchronize with Google” option within your Mac Address Book using the ‘On My Mac’ database. This will create a local copy on your Mac of all of your Gmail contact”

Of course, I found this on the Google forums and not on the Apple ones. Read into that what you will.

Drivel (test post, really)

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008

I’m on extended honeymoon, travelling around the world with my wife and eeepc 900 (in that order). Simon recently posted on his blog about using a Gnome-based editor called Drivel for offline blogging so I’m giving it try.

Network connectivity has bee scarse at times out here…

(P.S. connecting Drivel to wordpress is explained here)