Apple reminds Palm: iTunes update may end Pre sync


17 Jun 200960 Views

Every so often, support.apple.com will issue helpful alerts or notices to its users. The latest is about ‘unsupported third-party digital media players’ that ‘claim’ they are able to sync.

In other words, Apple is reminding Palm that the Pre, as the only non-Apple device that doesn’t require third-party software to sync with iTunes, is not only unsupported and untested for this, but that a software update of iTunes could spell the end for its syncing functionality.

Syncing with iTunes, Apple said, is for iPods and iPhones only.

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“Apple does not provide support for, or test for compatibility with, non-Apple digital media players and, because software changes over time, newer versions of Apple’s iTunes software may no longer provide syncing functionality with non-Apple digital media players,” stated the release.

By Marie Boran