It turns out that iTunes actually offers two kinds of restores. The first is the one described above, accessed by clicking the Restore button in iTunes Summary view for your iOS device. The other one is less obviousyou access it by right-clicking (Control-clicking) your iOS device in iTunes sidebar and choosing Restore from Backup.
via Maintain app organization when restoring iOS devices | Phones | iOS Central | Macworld.
This is HUGE
With the iPhone selling like hotcakes all across the world, millions of people are becoming familiar with and learning just how powerful Apple’s Multi-Touch platform really is. While this comprehensive list of tips and lesser known features may not appeal to the die-hard Apple fans who are on the cutting-edge of every move the company makes, new and casual users should find at least a few gems they weren’t aware of before. If you have a helpful hint for the iPhone or iPod touch that isn’t listed here, post a comment to share it with us!
via 28 tips & tricks all iPhone and iPod touch users should know | MacYourself.