Friday, January 09, 2004


I have noticed a problem with the RadioTimes conduit recently (that is, I noticed it recently, the problem may have been there longer but I doubt it). If the Hotsync Manager is in the background, the 'Writing to Handheld' phase can take >10 minutes, which is totally unacceptable for transferring 600kb of data in RAM. 'Writing to Handheld' has always been a bit slow, and it is a greta deal of complex data which is being synchronised, so I expect that, but the problem here is a massive difference in the speed depending on whether the Hotsync manager is on the foreground or not. Surely that should not happen on a true multi-tasking system (OSX 10.2.8, 1GHz G4, 512mb RAM)?

This may be Mac specific. Anyone else had a similar experience?