When setting up your own repository on Ubuntu Linux using apt-mirror you may run into an error letting you know that the apt-mirror.lock file could not be created. This is likely because a var directory does not already exist in the root of the repository you are creating. Use the information below to create the var directory and resolve the apt-mirror.lock problem.
The question of how to sync apps between iTunes and your iPhone has come up numerous times before in the comments section of other articles I have written related to iPhone’s or iPod Touches so I figured it was time to write an article to describe how to accomplish this. You need to first transfer the apps downloaded directly to your iPhone to iTunes before syncing. Below I describe the warning message that will have you asking this question followed by how to transfer the apps from the iPhone to iTunes before actually syncing with iTunes.
If you happen to jailbreak your iPhone or iPod Touch it is likely you will end up with Cydia installed on the iDevice. Cydia is a front end to the dpkg package management system and allows you to easily install packages on your iPhone. Cydia uses some files with a PLIST file ending which cannot be opened on Windows by default. Use the information below to read .plist files on Windows 7.
irecovery.exe System Error: The Program Can’t Start Because libusb0.dll Is Missing From Your Computer
The irecovery.exe application is used to communicate with iPhone or iPod Touch devices that are stuck in DFU mode or recovery mode. One thing that needs to be installed for the iRecovery application to work properly is LibUSB-Win32 which can be downloaded and installed for free. The error noted below will be resolved when LibUSB-Win32 has been installed properly.
We wrote an article awhile back on how to synchronize your iPhone with a 64 bit Windows 7 computer and there have been various comments that we wanted to address in a couple different articles. One of those comments was related to an error attempting to play iPhone iPod application music over bluetooth on your Windows 7 computer. After getting some time we were able to duplicate the exact error which is described in detail below along with a couple tricks that can be used to resolve the issue.