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iPhone Backup Hangs iTunes at step 2 of 5 – Solved

February 3rd, 2012 admin

Are you having trouble backing up you iPhone using iTunes?   If it’s hanging at step 2 of 5, this solution may work for you too:

1) Reset your synchronisation history

2) Delete all previous backups (C:\users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup)

3) Right click on command prompt and select “Run as Administrator”

4) run the command “netsh winsock reset”

5) As always, finish with a reboot!

Hope this works for you too!

Is iOS 5 Killing Your Battery – Poll

October 14th, 2011 admin

Is iOS 5 killing your battery life?   See our recent iOS 5 Battery post for a discussion of the problem

Let us know your experience in the poll below :


Is iOS 5 Killing your iPhone Battery?

October 14th, 2011 admin

New reports are starting to appear on Twitter that the recent iOS 5 update is having detrimental effects on iPhone battery life.

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Some people are putting this down to the new notification system included in iOS 5, however we’ve been unable to confirm this so far.   The problem appears to only affect some users though, with others even reporting better battery life?

Searches for iOS Battery have certainly increased this month on Google as you can see in the chart below:


Are you experiencing the same problem?   If so, let us know in the comments.

Update 1: Vote in our poll and let us know your experience

Update 2: Interesting suggestion from @HalifaxTech – could this be due to the new location aware reminders continually polling for your current location?