too much money into a mediocre phone. Now that we've gotten the amateur comedy hour out of the way, it's time to bring you the news that Kins and Macs will henceforth play very nicely together thanks to the just released Media Sync software from Mark/Space. Chosen by Microsoft as the exclusive provider of Mac syncing capabilities for Kin, the company is offering iTunes and iPhoto integration, whereby you'll able to transfer playlists and image albums both to and from your Kin device, as well as a neat transcoding feature to make videos playable on it. The software's free and can be found at the source link below, while the press announcement awaits after the break.
May 12, 2010 12:45 ET
Mark/Space Is Exclusive Provider of Mac Media Sync Software for Microsoft KIN
Microsoft Selected Mark/Space to Develop KIN Media Sync Software to Sync Music, Photos, Videos and Podcasts Between a Mac and the New KIN ONE and KIN TWO Phones
LOS GATOS, CA--(Marketwire - May 12, 2010) - Mark/Space®, creator of award-winning desktop and handheld synchronization software, announced the immediate release of KIN Media Sync for Mac computers. Mark/Space was chosen as the exclusive provider of Mac media sync software for the new KIN ONE and KIN TWO phones from Microsoft. KIN Media Sync uses Mark/Space GoGadget technology to make it easy for KIN owners to connect their phone to a Mac to sync music, video, photos and podcasts.
"We partnered with Microsoft to develop the best Mac media sync software for the new KIN phones," said Brian Scott Toney, Mark/Space Director of Sales and Business Development. "Our media sync capability has been a reliable staple of Mark/Space products for more than a decade. Leveraging our expertise, KIN Media Sync for Mac lets KIN owners fully enjoy the media features of their phones."
With KIN Media Sync, Mac users can sync individual songs or entire albums, genres, artists and playlists of music between a KIN phone and iTunes on their Mac.(1) Photos snapped with a KIN phone can be synced with iPhoto, and albums of photos from iPhoto can be synchronized to a KIN, too. KIN Media Sync also makes it easy to transfer digital video and home movies from a Mac to a KIN. Movies are automatically converted for the best viewing experience on a KIN phone's screen.(1)
The KIN Media Sync project for Microsoft adds to the growing list of recent partnerships Mark/Space has had with a number of device manufacturers, including Nokia and Palm. Mark/Space media synchronization technologies and software are available for Windows and Mac OS X computers.
AVAILABILITY AND PRICING
KIN Media Sync is available for Mac OS X. It can be downloaded free from the Mark/Space web site, at www.markspace.com/kin. Registration is required to receive a registration code and activate the software.
ABOUT MARK/SPACE, INC.
Founded in 1990, Mark/Space, Inc., www.markspace.com, develops and markets award-winning mobile and wireless synchronization software, including Fliq, SyncTogether, GoGadget and The Missing Sync family of products that synchronize Mac and Windows computers with mobile devices and smartphones from Apple, HP, HTC, LG, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Palm, RIM, Samsung, Sony, Sony Ericsson, and others.
(1) KIN phones cannot play music or video protected by iTunes DRM.
KIN is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation. iTunes, iPhoto and Mac are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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