Re: iOS 6 released
Avoid iTunes like the plague and just do it through the phone.
I had problems with iTunes as well, though not related to the iOS update. It kept freezing on me. When it froze in the middle of a sync, I decided there was no way in heck I was going to trust it with my iPod's update.
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