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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices. iOS has roots in OS X, and in recent years the two operating systems have diverged in some areas of functionality, though they remain separate entities.

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How to move existing reminders to iCloud in the reminder app?

There is already a question on reordering of items in the reminder app, but I want to go one step further and move existing items from the device to iCloud. Is that possible at all?
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Some songs are skipped over/broken on my iPhone; how can I find these?

Sometimes when I go to play a song on my iPhone, it skips over it entirely and goes onto a song after it in the list. The same happens when I try and play it in iTunes directly from the device - it ...
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How can I receive FM radio broadcast signals on an iPhone 4?

I know I can download apps such as Wunder Radio or iHeartRadio that tune in to the same signal over the internet as is being broadcast over commercial FM stations, but I want to use my iPhone to ...
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Airplay mirror iPad to mac but let audio play from iPad

Scenario: I'm trying to mirror my iPad to my iMac using the Reflection app. Everything works fine but the reason I'm doing this is to record myself making a real time mix using the app Djay. ...
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Disable iPhone Cell Antennae

I'm planning on travelling out of the country and will bring my iPhone along. There will be WiFi access at my destination and I only intend on planning on using my iPhone for that. Is there anyway to ...
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Pushing offline viewable content to iPads for Enterprise

We have rolled out a small deployment of iPads to our Enterprise using iPCU and with a little sweat I'd say we were pretty successful. Our company is pretty large and our demand for iOS solutions is ...
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Is there any iOS offline maps app which also supports searching for an address offline?

Is there any iOS map app that works completely without WiFi/3G connection and supports (at a minimum) viewing your current location (on GPS-equipped iOS devices) and searching for an address? My ...
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iPhone 4s wifi hotspot app through WiFi, not 3G [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I use my iPhone as a hotspot on Wifi (instead of 3G)? I have an iPhone 4s that I want to turn into a wifi hotspot. I don't want to use the 3G connection to do this. ...
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Weird hotspot password on iPhone after it was replaced by Apple

Today I got my iPhone replaced by Apple as it was presenting some weird symptoms. I upgraded the iOS and restored from backup but few hours later I discovered that the hotspot password was replaced ...
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Man in the Middle Network Proxy for iOS that supports SSL?

I'm trying to do examine some apps and what kind of network traffic they're using on my iPhone. I've set up Charles (including SSL certificates & provisioning profiles). Then, I tethered my ...
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How can I rename music videos on my iPhone?

I want to find some music videos and rename them, but I can't figure out how to do that? I am using iPhone 4S - iOS 5.0.1 - a jailbroken phone and using iFile And iFunBox.
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When an iPhone app is updated and the minimum required iOS increases, what happens for customers who still have the lower iOS?

For example, I'm a developer, and my app is released with a minimum iOS of 3.0 required. If I release an update requiring iOS 5.0, what happens? Can existing customers running 3.0 attempt to update? ...
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How to see contacts that are suggested when composing emails?

When composing emails I get suggestions for who to send to based on previous received and sent emails. Is there any way to see this list? I'd like to add them to my actual contacts list.
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Fastest way to get to camera in iOS?

There are a few different states an iOS device might be in when one wants to capture a memory really fast: Power off, with a PIN or password screen Power off, no PIN or password, but need to "slide ...
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What options exist for ad free web browsing on iOS?

In OS X I can use extensions in most browsers to block ads. This offers an distraction free browsing experience. For example: In Safari, Chrome and Firefox I can use Adblock or Adblock Plus. Both ...
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Instagram alternative for iPad

I'm looking for an iOS app that will offer features similar to that of Instagram. This app should be designed specifically for the iPad. Feature I'd like to have are: apply filters to photos take ...
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Secure VPN configuration in iPhone for malicious WIFI hotspots

I would like to use a secure VPN configuration in my iPhone (iOS 5.1), to be able to use Internet thru hostile wifi hotspots. I have already configured an IPSec tunnel to a server I control. I can ...
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Apple captive portal detection does not pop up web sheet browser

I'm an engineer developing a captive portal system for use at hotels. I know Apple devices do captive portal detection upon joining a wireless network to see if the user is behind a captive portal by ...
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On how many devices with the same iTunes account can you share an app?

I'm aware that you can sync an iPad with up to 3 different computers, but if you have multiple iPad devices with the same iTunes account, how many devices can you sync an app to?
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How to ssh from iPad with external keyboard and Emacs?

I am thinking about retiring my portable for an iPad + keyboard. (With Amazon/Linode/etc as server.) I tried the iSSH app and ran Emacs in a terminal (not X Windows), using the Apple external ...
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How to figure out iOS device battery health?

I'm looking for ways, similar to coconutBattery for OS X to figure out current health of battery for iOS devices.
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Are there any 1D laser barcode scanners that work well with iOS?

I'm looking for a scanner that works similarly to the Microvision ROV which has worked very well for me in the past when connected to a Mac and Delicious Library. Is there anything comparable on ...
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How can my company get our custom Java software to run on the iPad?

I have small company and we have custom software that is written in Java. I am planning to buy a tablet. Originally I intended to get an Android tablet, but I am really impressed by the resolution ...
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How can I set the time before the screen dims?

I've got an iPad 3 on iOS 5.1. When reading occasionally my screen will dim before I interact with the screen; it doesn't turn off and lock but it dims. How can I lengthen the timer for this? Is it ...
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Show and hide podcast art on iOS 5

As standard In the list of podcast episodes for a specific podcast in the music app, down the left hand side you can see a small preview of the cover image for the podcast. Somehow I've managed to ...
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Using SVG for Icons & UI in native iOS Applications [closed]

Is it possible to use SVG files to display buttons and other UI Elements on native iOS applications? I'm thinking of a good way to update and future proof my icons and UI to fit the Retina display.
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Text is deleted when trying to place the cursor (magnifying glass)

I am having a hard time finding documentation on this behavior. The negative response received from this user on everythingiCafe makes me think that this is a bug. Basically, what happens is: When ...
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Contact syncing is not working for some contacts using iCloud

I've verified that at least some of my contacts are not properly syncing between my iPhone running iOS 5.1 and my Mac running OSX 10.7.3 (both the latest OS versions currently available). Here, you ...
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Keeping photos between Lion and iOS synchronised

I own iPhoto on both platforms. Is it possible to keep the photos synchronised between the phone and mac? I don't mean simply transferring them from phone to mac when WIFI is available. I want when ...
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Downgrade iPhone 4 baseband from 4.12.01

Need help with downgrading an iPhone 4 (GSM) from baseband 4.12.01 to be able to unlock it for use with other operator than AT&T. Have tried this guide (Downgrade iPhone 4 Baseband 4.12.01 to ...
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Invisible pictures in system applications

While just browsing through apps like the CoreServices in both Mac and iOS, I found that most (all?) of the pictures have sizes and memory, but don't show anything when I quick look or open them. What ...
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Can I use an iPhone with no service for iOS development?

Will an iPhone with no service plan be usable as a development device? I don't need any functionality except a working device running iOS that is a GPS receiver. Since GPS is passive, I would think ...
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Emailing photos in iOS 5.0.1

I have been trying to send an email with a picture attached from the Photo app on my iPhone 3GS, but every time I hit the option button for the photo the app crashes. Its been frustrating. Does anyone ...
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Invisible App Store updates

Nearly every time I see updates available on my iPhone (4, iOS 5.1) whilst browsing the app store, the list of updates is empty even when the badge says there are some. Selecting update all will ...
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What does each cellular connectivity indicator mean?

I'm used to "3G" and "E" on my AT&T iPhone 3GS, and I understand I may see "4G" on my new iPad when I enter a 4G area. However, I recently saw "o" on the new Verizon iPad, and had no idea what it ...
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Unsupported URL Error on iPod

I have an iPod touch 4th generation Jailbroken 5.0.1, and today I started getting this "unsupported URL" error within apps, and on the home screen safari shortcuts. I have noticed that the url's start ...
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App Recommendation for automatically stitching screenshots together on iOS

As per this marvellous screenshot on another question, is there an App available (preferably an iOS app, but a Mac OS X one might do) that will take a series of screenshots that are produced by taking ...
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What methods are there for making a screencast from an iPad 2 or 3 with iOS 5?

I need to find a way to output, or possibly make an internal recording of, a screencast of everything on the iPad screen, so that I can record demonstrations of an app my company is developing. Of ...
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How do I redeem an App Gift from a different App Store? “This code is only valid for customers of the ___ Store.”

My friend has sent me a gift app from the Singapore App Store whilst I'm on the Australian App store. I encounter the following: "This code is only valid for customers of the Singapore Store." How ...
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How do I insert a picture into the Notes app?

I use the Notes app for keeping track and sharing the extended notes with fellow physicians in cardiology studies. There are a lot of pros to this app and I would find it very much useful if I could ...
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How do I hover on the iPad?

Is there a way to hover over content in a web page when viewing it in Safari in the iPad? Specifically, I was trying to hover over the individual avatars at Ask Different iPad Contest home page. On a ...
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Under what cases will I get iWork or iLife?

After looking at various models of Macs and looking at Apple's iLife and iWork pages, I'm more confused than where I started. Originally, I thought that nothing - just Lion - came with a new Mac. But ...
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App or process to show Youtube videos offline without a computer?

I'm trying to avoid having to sync my iOS devices with a computer for any reason, but so far haven't been able to come up with a way to find a youtube video and cache it locally so when I leave an ...
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iPhone contacts bar with letters doesn't work for letters D-Y?

I have this very strange issue with my iPhone 4's (iOS 5.0.1 9A405) Contacts app. As you know, there is this "bar" on the right which allows you to touch a letter and have the table directly "jump" ...
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What different Stack Exchange apps are available for the iPad?

I am looking for iOS apps for the Stack Exchange network that support the iPad. This is very similar to this question, but the difference is that I'm looking for apps that run on the iPad (not in 2x ...
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Why is Icon List not appearing in Xcode? [closed]

I am trying to add an icon into my iPhone application. To do this, I need to add an icon image via the Xcode interface into my plist option labeled "Icon List." However, the "Icon List" option under ...
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Who can I contact to discuss adding features to Apple's operating systems?

I have some ideas (i.e. certain software algorithms) which I think could enhance the user experience if implemented in the next version of Apple's operating systems. I'd like to connect with ...
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How to switch to a tab in mobile Safari without it reloading?

Many times when I'm on Safari on my iPhone and I choose to switch to a new tab, instead of just displaying its contents, it reloads the entire tab. Is there any way to switch to the tab and prevent it ...
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Retina enabled Apps and file sizes

With the new iPad being released with the Retina display, many apps are being updated with new graphics and images to enable native resolution images to be displayed. However, with increasing ...
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How do I change the name others see for me in iOS Game Center?

I discovered that when you create your Game Center account, it will use the name on the credit card associated with your Apple ID. Changing the name in Game Center application does not update your ...