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I just got a new Mac. My iPhone contacts are extensive and complete. I understand that if I want to sync the computer and the IPhone, I must make sure the computer is the source since all existing ...
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My Mac crashed last week. I was able to get some of the data from the Time Machine backup. However, during the time between the last backup and the crash I bought some applications, which are now on ...
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iTunes creates quite a big backup directory on my C: drive whenever I back up my iPhone. Is there a way to tell iTunes to back up the iPhone data to another location?
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How do I backup my iPhone and restore it on another machine?

How do I backup my iPhone and restore it on another machine?
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What directories on the iPhone/iPod Touch are backed up during the iTunes backup process?

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How do I transfer the text messages (sms) from my iPhone to my Mac?

Ideally I could download them in some structured form, but I just want to read my SMS messages on my Mac. Is this possible? (I tried Syphone and it didn't recognize my iPhone 3G)