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podcast cuts short on ipod

by jhpope / January 18, 2006 11:31 PM PST

i listen to the podcast on my way to class and when nothing is going on at work. lately when i transfer it onto my ipod to listen to it on the go it cuts short a few mintues before it ends...i think the one i downloaded on my computer is good. anyone else having this problem?

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Do not have the problem
by Todd Cary / January 19, 2006 12:26 AM PST

I have not experienced this problem.

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I have had this problem
by xAgent / January 19, 2006 7:34 PM PST

Because enough of the file has been downloaded to be recognised enough the little bit you do get is playable.. but what you have to do is unsubscribe from the podcast then resubscribe, then just select the one you want and clear off the ones you don't want.

Strange, but I have tried to work out where the issue is and I haven't been able to figure out where it falls apart. I don't think it is CNET because the whole file is there, and I am wondering if it is ITunes that clips it.

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My best guess...
by acedtect-20196213851867054973637995818137 / January 20, 2006 5:13 AM PST

Why this happens is that the badnwidth is getting sucked up by a bunch of people downloading at once and for some reason iTunes gives up. That's just a guess. I do know that the download is slower at certain times more than others because of load issues.

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think you're right...bittorrent solution?
by jhpope / January 24, 2006 1:19 AM PST
In reply to: My best guess...

i think this is right..alot of times when it gets cut off its because it is taking forever to d/l.

i read somewhere that the new itunes supports bittorrent? anyone hear of this or know how it works/how to use

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