Some time ago I wrote a blog post about fixing slow iTunes backup. The article became the by far most visited one on this blog and we are still getting tons of visitors from google every day. When reading the comments you can see that lots of users seem to have the same/similar problem.
Update October: As you can see from the comments this solution does work for most users with iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. Please leave a comment, which App causes the slow backup.
Since months I searched for a solution to fix the slow iPhone sync without restoring my iPhone or having to reinstall all my Apps. Finally I found a surprisingly easy solution, covert and buried in an Apple support forum thread. So I decided to write this down here, also to better remember how to fix it the next time… ;)
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I made it back from cologne. Thanks to the vulcano I made new friends with lots of business guys in the night train from Cologne to Berlin…
I just want to point out some session (in order of appearance). If you miss one here I either missed it or found it crap… ;)
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Undoubtedly Flash put the web to another level. With Flash there was finally the ability to create content with user experience not dictated by a markup language (HTML) but freeform, whatever the user liked, whatever the best usability was, whatever the IA / designer / programmer thought was best. This made the web big, this made Flash big.
We all agree that Apple keeping back a hole bunch of cool content from the users by not putting Flash on their devices. On one hand they are doing it for “evil” business interests. They want to push their own gaming platform and don’t want all online Flash games on the web to be playable on their device. On the other hand they have good reasons: The iPhone was not powerful enough to render and display demanding Flash content.
Some of you guys asked, why even using the PreLoader instead of the original Loader from Adobe in the first place. The PreLoader queues the load requests, that’s all… :) Read the full story here.
This example is also to be found the in PreLoader repository.
… and the server is going to be down for a while but we hope that we’ll be up and running again on monday morning. so don’t worry :)