Will the BlackBerry Desktop for Mac be Released by the End of September?

With the exception of the iPhone, Apple’s Mac is a second class citizen in the mobile phone world. Microsoft has never provided a sync solution for Windows Mobile with the Mac (3rd party solutions exist though). Palm, if I recall correctly, dropped their Palm OS desktop sync support letting Apple deal with it using iSync. And, Nokia’s Mac sync support is half-hearted at best (nothing like their full service support on Microsoft Windows). RIM, however, is bucking this trend with the 1.0 release of their…

BlackBerry Desktop Software: a Closer Look at the Mac OS Version

This article from the official BlackBerry Blog offers a large sequence of screenshots to step you through the process of configuring a Mac to sync with a BlackBerry. The “gotcha” is that BlacKBerry for Mac is not available yet. Its website…

http://www.blackberry.com/mac

…says “…coming to Mac in September”. RIM has about a week left to make good on that promise.