Although I’ve never considered myself an Apple fangirl, I started using iPhones as soon as they hit the market back in 2007. Completely enamored with the technology, my smart phone became my mini portable computer, camera, gaming device, and day planner. The device was intuitive, user friendly, and simple in design with it’s limited customization. It just worked for me. My only complaint was I hated being a slave to iTunes, a feeling which would eventually grow into absolute rage.
With its frequent updates and laundry list of settings, iTunes had turned into an infuriating step to my weekly backups. Pictures were lost, folders were duplicated, calendars went missing, and sometimes I had to keep switching USB ports for no reason just to get iTunes to recognize my device. If iTunes was a person, it would be Trump – I fucking loathe him and have no idea why everyone is a fan. Continue reading