Apple has released an update for iTunes. This update fixes a number of bugs dealing with the overall stability of the program as well as a couple of issues with the verification of Apple devices.
The latest update to iTunes, version 8.2.1, has reportedly broken the Palm Pre's ability to sync with iTunes. Shortly after the update was released, reports of the break began circulating--a fate we alluded to a couple weeks ago.
MacFixIt reader "RM" reports that after installing the iTunes 8.2.1 update on their MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.4.11 iTunes opens but does not respond to any processes.
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As Halloween approaches, a mysterious ghost invades iTunes 8.2.1 and iTunes 9.0.1, causing the application to begin playing music tracks with no user input to start it.
Mac users who own the Palm Pre and similar devices were disappointed to lose their ability to sync with the latest version of iTunes. This has been restored with the release of Palm WebOS 1.1.
The iTunes update which was released yesterday seems to have worked flawlessly for most users; however, some people have had a couple of problems that may be shared by others.
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With the release of iTunes 8.2.1, Apple puts a stop to the Palm Pre, iTunes synchronization.
Invariably when the "new, great, faster, amazing" software hits the market and we all upgrade immediately hoping to take advantage of all the fantastic features, some of us run into a case of downloader's remorse.