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WebOS firmware 1.2.1 brings back iTunes syncing

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 03 Oct 2009 16:23 User comments (3)

WebOS firmware 1.2.1 brings back iTunes syncing Palm has once again restored iTunes syncing with the newly updated webOS firmware 1.2.1, circumventing the protective measures that Apple placed in iTunes 9.
The new firmware allows users to sync with all iTunes including 9.0.1. Pre and (soon to be) Pixi owners can now also sync photo albums, as well as thumbnails to save space.

A recent PreCentral report stated that Apple's measures of protection for iTunes 9 were defeated in "2.5 hours" and that Palm will "continue to update webOS to maintain sync until it takes more than 40 man-hours of effort to add the feature back."

Purportedly, Palm took 5 minutes to break Apple's first protective measures, simply switching the vendor ID.

The new update will also fix most bugs with Exchange 2007 contacts as well as add better support for online video and audio.

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3 user comments

13.10.2009 16:51

take that f***hole..i means apple

23.10.2009 17:38

I really don't see what apple's problem is. It's not people who are buying a Pre would EVER go out and buy an iPhone as they are marketed at completely different market sectors so Apple are not losing anything and if anything, it encourages more people to use their horrible piece of bloatware, sorry I mean their lovely music manager application! ;)

34.10.2009 2:37

Originally posted by MrFawlty:
I really don't see what apple's problem is. It's not people who are buying a Pre would EVER go out and buy an iPhone as they are marketed at completely different market sectors so Apple are not losing anything and if anything, it encourages more people to use their horrible piece of bloatware, sorry I mean their lovely music manager application! ;)
haha i liked the end but u missed by a few inches at the middle. apples problem is that they simply cant have no one taking away from their monopoly. their statement is basically "want the software? buy the phone" which is exactly the same as people buying PCs and installing leopard OS on them "want the OS buy the mac"
if ever i buy an iphone im going to hack the HELL out of it :)

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