Nova media has released FoneSync for Android, a utility to synchronize Address Book contacts, iCal calendars, iTunes playlists and iPhoto albums between Android smartphones, Android tablets and Mac OS X.

“FoneSync does not need any cloud service, and it does not suffer from annual fees. It works fast and locally via USB and keeps the data private,” says Jan Fuelleman of nova media. “FoneSync for Android is distributed through the Android Market and additional Android App Shops. The purchase of the app includes the Macintosh software, which is then installed from the Android device onto the Mac.”

FoneSync for Android is available for smartphones and tablets from Google Nexus, Motorola, Samsung and Sony Ericsson. It requires Android OS 2.2 or higher and Mac OS X 10.6 or higher. Support for additional manufacturers will be available soon. FoneSync for Android is available for approximately US$14 in the Android Market (