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Proactive mechanism to synchronize hand held devices using minimum resources

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000033912D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Jan-04
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-04

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a system which proactively prompts a user about the need to synchronize data of a handheld device with a partnered host computer due to a disparity of data on each device. Only a flag/notification of synchronization needing to occur is exchanged to minimize data sent across the wire.