iPod Touch 2.1 causing syncing chaos

With all the fanfare of last night's Apple announcement finally dying down, it looks like Cupertino is set for its first major test with the new PMPs.

With all the fanfare of last night's Apple announcement finally dying down, it looks like Cupertino is set for its first major test with the new PMPs. According to our pals over at Electric Pig, the iPod Touch is experiencing some serious syncing issues.When upgrading to the 2.1 software, countless users have found they get an endless syncing sign, followed by a rather helpful unknown error.The Pig says there is a way round if you follow this handy step–by–step guide.1. Unplug your iPod Touch and switch it off (hold down the power button until the red “slide to power off” slider appears at the top of the screen, then slide to power off)2. Quit iTunes3. Relaunch iTunes4. Plug in your iPod Touch (it’ll turn on automagically when you plug it in)5. It should sync normallyLet us know if you're struggling with the 2.1 software in the comments section.

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