Dialing from a PIM?

by GoodDamon » Fri, 22 May 2009 02:06:50 GMT


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 I have a personal information manager (PIM) that I use to keep track
of all of my contacts (synced with gmail contacts, natch). This PIM
has the ability to run arbitrary operating system commands when you
click on a contact's phone number. It would be really handy to be able
to select a phone number and have my G1 dial that number
automatically, as if I selected that number in the dialer application
on the phone.

Is there a way to do this? I'm not interested in tethering the phone
to my laptop, I just would like to be able to run the dialer
component. I don't care whether it's through the USB cable or through
bluetooth.

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