Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




13 posts

Geek


# 43043 16-Oct-2009 13:37
Send private message

Trying to help my sister move her music from her iPhone to her laptop.  She currently uses her iPhone with the family's computer, along with her 4 kids and her husband.  I d/l iTunes to her laptop, but when i try to sync the stuff on her iPhone with iTunes on her laptop, it says the sync will erase all the data on the iPhone.  Clearly I don't want that.  Not sure if Apple is making this difficult on purpose, or if I'm just not getting something here.  Any help would be appreciated.

Create new topic
3296 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 264262 16-Oct-2009 13:41
Send private message

The sync is only one way (i.e. from iTunes to the iGadget). Can't you just copy the files from the family computer to the laptop via the network? If the files are only on the iPhone, you need to investigate 3rd party solutions.

1874 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 264279 16-Oct-2009 14:28
Send private message

Apple does this to counter piracy, to stop you transfering your music to your mates computer etc. There are ways around it, but as stated you need a third party media manager.

 
 
 
 




13 posts

Geek


  # 264283 16-Oct-2009 14:56
Send private message

like what third party media manager?

1874 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 264305 16-Oct-2009 16:05
Send private message

quite easily found. google is your friend, start with this as a search query: open source itunes
Hint: the first one is a good one



13 posts

Geek


  # 264321 16-Oct-2009 17:32
Send private message

Got Songbird, but can't for thelife of me get anything from my current iTouch to sync with it. Oy. Dowloaded support for iPods from the add ons too.

Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Bitcoin.com announces partnership with smartphone manufacturer HTC
Posted 16-Sep-2019 21:30


Finalists Announced for Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 16-Sep-2019 19:37


OPPO Showcases New CameraX Capabilities at Google Developer Days China 2019
Posted 15-Sep-2019 12:42


New Zealand PC Market returns to growth
Posted 15-Sep-2019 12:24


Home sensor charity director speaks about the preventable death which drives her to push for healthy homes
Posted 11-Sep-2019 08:46


Te ao Maori Minecraft world set to inspire Kiwi students
Posted 11-Sep-2019 08:43


Research reveals The Power of Games in New Zealand
Posted 11-Sep-2019 08:40


Ring Door View Cam now available in New Zealand
Posted 11-Sep-2019 08:38


Vodafone NZ to create X Squad
Posted 10-Sep-2019 10:25


Huawei nova 5T to be available 20th September
Posted 5-Sep-2019 11:55


Kogan.com launches prepay challenger brand Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 3-Sep-2019 11:42


Pagan Online available now
Posted 27-Aug-2019 20:22


Starship hopes new app will help combat antibiotic resistance challenges
Posted 27-Aug-2019 19:43


Intel expands 10th Gen Intel Core Mobile processor family
Posted 23-Aug-2019 10:22


Digital innovation drives new investment provider
Posted 23-Aug-2019 08:29



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.