By default iTunes will automatically sync any iPhone, iPad, iPod, or iPod touch when any of these devices is attached to your computer using a USB sync cable. If you'd prefer to manually sync your iOS Device you can. Here's how: launch iTunes, open iTunes Preferences, select the Device tab, and check the box next to Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically.
This weeks tips will show you how to take control of backups, which are an important part of the sync process each time you connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to your computer. You'll learn how to speed up your backup performance, how to protect your backups from prying eyes, manage your backups, and how to precent them from occurring.