“I remember the days when I’d get a new CD, rip it to my iTunes library, connect my click-wheel iPod, and have the music sync in less than a minute,” Kirk McElhearn writes for Macworld. “Ah, the good old days were so much better…”
“Now, syncing an iOS device — iPhone, iPad, or iPod — is too often an ordeal. And it is because it’s become untrustworthy,” McElhearn writes. “Will the sync work at all or will your content disappear and be transformed into something that fills the amorphous “Other” category in iTunes’ capacity bar. Will all of your content sync or just your music, or music, or apps?”
“In its current state, iTunes syncing is broken and it can only be fixed by Apple,” McElhearn writes. “Here are some of the most common sync problems, and, in some cases, solutions or workarounds to get media files onto your iOS device.”
Read more in the full article here.