Reply To: iphone transfers
Apple products have a ridiculously short support cycle which is why I ended up erasing OS X on my Macbook and putting Linux on it.
The iPhone should connect without the need for any special software (via UMS or PTP), but I have connection problems sometimes with both an old Samsung phone and a second hand DSLR camera. Their USB ports (and whose idea was it to create a few dozen different shapes for mini sized USB ports?) have become worn out, so when I connect the phone or camera it works for about 20 seconds then starts giving errors. If I position the cable just right, so that it puts pressure on the connection, I can get it to stay connected long enough to transfer images.