Eltima Software has updated SyncMate (http://www.sync-mac.com/), software for syncing data between a Mac to Windows Mobile handheld devices, to version 2.6.1118. It’s a maintenance update — free to registered users of version 2.x — that squishes some bugs.

SyncMate lets you synchronize Favorites, Contacts, Calendar, Notes in mobile device with Bookmarks, Address Book, iCal, Stickies on Mac OS X. The software enables Internet sharing between the Mac and the mobile device. The connection can be made via USB cable or Wi Fi.

SyncMate is Universal Binary so runs natively on both PowerPC and Intel Macs. It requires Mac OS X 10.5 or higher.

SyncMate is available in two editions. SyncMate Free Edition is a synchronizer for Mac and Pocket PC/smartphone devices that will help you keep all your documents, text messages, contacts, calendar entries and events and other stuff organized. With the SyncMate Free edition you can synchronize applications like Address Book, iCal, etc. Also you can easily read SMS directly from your Mac, check detailed device information (battery state, etc.) and visually analyze memory usage.

SyncMate Expert Edition (available for US$39.95) grants you even more synchronization possibilities. With Expert Edition you can synchronize time and share the Internet between your Mac and your mobile device. You can synchronize iTunes and iPhoto. Also, the Expert Edition allows you to synchronize separate folders. Notes, and To Do’s syncing is also available, and you can view all the applications installed on PDA from your Mac.