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  • Rock Spectacle

    • 8 out of 10
    • Barenaked Ladies
    • These guys know how to put on a live show, and whomever recorded this knows how to capture one. Rock Spectacle is one of the warmest-sounding recordings I've ever heard, and totally fills a room at a
  • Is This It

    • 10 out of 10
    • The Strokes
    • The Strokes set the music world on fire with this 2001 album, with headlines declaring that the New York band was here to save Rock and Roll. While the band hasn't made as much of a splash since t

  • Wolfmother

    • 8 out of 10
    • Wolfmother
    • Black Sabbath, The White Stripes, The Stooges. There aren't many bands worth their salt that want to be compared to other bands, but when I listen to Wolfmother's self-titled American debut, I can

  • Never Let Me Down [ECD]

    • 4 out of 10
    • David Bowie
    • It must be a lonely place to be considered David Bowie's worst album by just about everyone, including the artist himself. As the last album before Bowie "rebooted" and formed the band Tin Machine, "N
  • Supermodified

    • 10 out of 10
    • Amon Tobin
    • The genius is in the beats. Amon Tobin creates fantastic, groovy beats behind beats. "Supermodified" rolls through your expectations of breakbeat music, and turns them up a bit. It's a mellow album, p

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Some iPhone Users Experiencing Syncing Problems via USB 2 Hub

Some users are experiencing iPhone 2.0 syncing problems or slow performance when connected to the Mac via a USB 2 hub.

Several sites including UKMAC and Wired have reported that syncing can take far too long when connected to the Mac via a USB hub, especially when there are USB 1.1 devices plugged into the hub.

The best solution for those having problems, according to reports, is to bypass the USB hub and connect the iPhone directly to a USB port on the Mac. Or try removing USB 1.1. devices like the keyboard/mouse from the Hub and plug those directly into an available USB port on the Mac.

This reporter has had a similar problem on a PowerMac G5 and both Belkin and Kensington USB 2 powered hubs. The iPhone 3G will sometime sync, but is often not recognized at all. If the iPhone 3G does sync, in a few minutes, the iPhone 3G will chirp and iTunes goes into an unresponsive mode with a spinning beach ball.

This problem never occurred with the iPhone 2G for this reporter, but thorough testing hasn’t been done. Until Apple confirms the problem, or silently fixes it, communication on the forums, anecdotal reports and experimentation may provide the only answer.

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