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How to Delete All Songs from iPhone Quickly

“Connect your iPhone to iTunes, go to the Music tab and uncheck Sync Music and press Apply to resync.” – from “Randers4 on the Apple Support Forums. (This worked for me and took only a couple minutes, even with 2000 songs, to complete). Man, iTunes is just crazy, and drives me crazy.  But anyway, the …

Why Instagram Worked: Limitations Are Freeing

There are many reasons why Instagram worked: timing, mobile centric, the ‘limitations’ (iOS only), the design and logo were/are retro, warm, and appealing. But I think the primary reason Instagram worked were the filters. For the first time the masses like me, who’s only knowledge about photography is how to press the button, were able …

The iPhone Could not be restored. An unknown error occurred (9).

Update 10/07/10 – It definitely could be just a bad USB port causing it. That same port that was causing this error for me is also crapping out every few seconds when I plug in a mouse. So that’s definitely what it was for me. I don’t know why or how USB ports can go …

How to Use an iPhone as a flash drive

Easy, just use iPhone-Explorer from Mypod apps. It’s really cool and free, for Windows or Mac. It’s a little program that browses the files and folders of an iPhone like it were an external drive. Nice because iTunes keeps a lot of things hidden, for instance sound recordings and notes. But it’s also nice to …

How to Sync Any Phone to Itunes

Update 1/18/10 – There’s also another option. It’s called DoubleTwist. It was recommended by Leo Laporte on one of his podcasts and he’s the most trusted man on the internet. I think he was using it to sync his new Nexus One phone up with his iTunes Library. Cross-platform Salling Media Sync updated, syncs Palm …