Last night I was downloading podcasts on my iPod Touch.
The downloads all stalled with the error "download error - tap to retry".
Tapping didn't work, tipping didn't work, under-breath mumbling didn't work.
After googling for the error and seeing much disinformation I discovered that this error is often a code for "there's no space on your iPod to download this podcast".
Yes, dear readers , my iPod was full so after deleting some rubbish all went swimmingly.
I'm a bit browned-off that Mr Jobs and Co. couldn't just put up an error message along the lines of "device full" instead of a stupid message which can cover a multitude of ills and woes.