iTunes 8 includes some significant enhancements for iPhone and iPod Touch owners, but the improvements depend on your device's OS version. Unfortunately, a number of users are experiencing difficulty applying the iPod touch v2.1 update, which is required for some iTunes 8-related improvements.
In our hands-on testing we found the following, OS-specific enhancements and issues:
For the iPod touch (OS 2.1)Backups are significantly faster -- less than a few minutes on average A capacity Meter now displays application space used on the device Application updates and software installations are somewhat faster
For the iPhone 3G (OS … Read more