An iPhone uh oh message

Hardware

iTunes could not connect to the iPhone because an unknown error occurred thingy.

My computer could tell I was half asleep this afternoon and needed an energy boost, so upon plugging in my iPhone it presented me with the above error message. Yikes! Fortunately all I had to do was unplug it and plug it back in again and it worked fine, as if it knew I'm not Bill Kurtis.

Reminds me of this scary message I got back in April last year for my 5G iPod.

It's amazing how a well structured and sufficiently evil looking error message with a scary red exclamation mark stop sign icon can make your heart skip a beat, or perhaps that's just me. There's a joke in there about dating, hearts skipping beats and computer error messages in there somewhere, but it's just not coming to me.

Want to go on a date with me? What do you mean "access denied"? Bummer ^_^.

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