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Text editor for iPad 2

I want to edit tab delimited text files with my iPad 2. I'm looking for an editor with visible spaces and line endings as well as Dropbox support. Anybody know of such a product offering?
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Is there a way to show a badge icon for Reminders app on iPhone?

Maybe it is possible but I'm doing something wrong. I want to know the total number of reminders for the day by just glancing at the icon. Do you have any suggestion?
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How to get apps to finish updating on iOS?

My iPad 1 runs iOS 5.0.1 but I believe I have had this problem with previous versions. I'll go into the App Store and find a lot of pending updates. I'll tell it to update all and then leave it on to ...
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Do iWork applications now iOS support versioning?

The current iWork on Lion supports autosave and versions. Is the same true for the iOS versions of these applications? I need versioning support for my documents on iOS devices.
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“Ineligible” iCloud Songs on iOS devices

I have some mp3's ripped from a language CD, "Lesson 1", "Lesson 2" and so forth. Some of them are uploaded to iCloud with iTunes Match, for some it says "Ineligible". I don't really need them in the ...
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Opening documents inside Dropbox iOS app

I have installed drop box iOS app. It syncs with the documents that I have on the pc. Is there any way I can open a word/excel file inside the drop box app with a document editing app like Documents, ...
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iOS Screen recording

I'm wondering if there is an Apple policy against screen sharing? My basic use case is similar to the mirroring feature from iPad to Apple TV, except I'm seeking to mirror the device onto a Mac (as ...
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Maintain business contacts database on Mac and iPhone?

My wife organises amateur and semi-pro orchestras. She has a ‘database’ of about 600 musicians which she currently keeps in an OpenOffice spreadsheet on the Mac, with each player’s name, ...
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Call blocking for iPhone?

How do I block unwanted callers without jailbreaking?
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iTunes Match and iOS device storage

When I enabled iTunes Match (which is generally brilliant), it wiped my iPhone's music library as I expected it to, but it didn't wipe my iPad library. Now that I've got iTunes Match working so ...
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PC laptop + VNC + Mac Mini server for iOS development. Is it practical?

[orignally posted to stackoverflow.com - it was suggested that this would be a better place for it] I'd like to start experimenting with iOS development, but to coin an (awful) phrase: "I'm a PC". I ...
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How can I download a PDF document that is embedded on a webpage in iOS?

If I'm viewing a webpage which embeds a PDF document with the <object> tag (example), how can I download this page on the iPhone? If I view a non-embedded PDF document (example), I can select ...
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How can I fix Youtube videos only displaying black with sound in iOS's Safari?

Frequently I encounter this problem in iOS's Safari: I want to watch a Youtube video, and it starts playing, but the display area is entirely in black, although I can still hear the audio. Is ...
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How do I queue up an album in the built in iPad Music app?

I see that I can play individual songs by tapping on them, but I'm trying to figure out how to play albums, and ideally I'd like to do that by queuing them after what's currently playing is complete. ...
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An iOS app for JIRA that works

I am a Jira superuser, my company runs Jira and I am looking for a way to use it on the go. Unfortunately, none of the mobile Jira app I have been using seems to work with our setup. Does anyone have ...
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Why is my iPod touch so slow after installing iOS 5?

With iOS 4.x everything was super fast on my iPod Touch. Now with iOS 5, whenever there are a few apps open in the background, everything becomes slow. It takes 20 seconds to switch between ...
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Office suite with spell check and dropbox sync for iOS?

I’m looking for an iOS app with spell-check that will allow me to edit Word documents and sync them with Dropbox. From reviews I’ve read neither Quick Office nor Documents to Go offer this feature. ...
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iPhone 3G upgraded to iOS 4, does it now support multitasking?

Can anybody clarify the availability of multitasking on an iPhone 3G? I went through several documents in Apple's HI guidelines, which state that: Multitasking is available on certain devices ...
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Are there any tools available (web tools, PC tools, iPhone tools) to send an MMS to the iPhone which contains images and text?

I would like my app to be launched if the user clicks on a custom URL within an MMS, this is working for SMSs but I would like to test it using an MMS. Does anybody know of any tools available that ...
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Are there any other dynamic iOS icons besides the calendar app?

The iOS Calendar app dynamically changes every day, showing the current date and weekday. Are there any other dynamic icons, either provided by Apple or 3rd parties? I'm not talking about the little ...
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Is there a real benefit to removing applications from the iOS multitasking bar?

Sometimes, if my iOS device (ipad or ipod touch) is acting sketchy or slow, I will bring up the multitasking bar (double-press the home button) and then remove items from that multitasking bar (do a ...
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Can I make the UI text on iPhone/iOS smaller?

I have pretty good eyes, and I'd like to be able to see more than 5 emails at a time in the list view. I realize I can reduce the number of preview lines, but I want to keep the preview and just make ...
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What's the current state of delta updates for iOS apps? Were they ever promised? If not, any word from Apple on if it will come?

I'm quite sure that I read, in more than one place, that one of the features of iOS 5 was to be delta updates for apps. However, the massive download that was required for an update to Infinity Blade ...
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How do I make an iPad app free for certain users? [closed]

I would like to know how to make an iPad app for free for users buying a Mac app, via the appstore. My goal is to do a promotion like "Buy Mac app and get an iPad app for free!"
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What does the “Suggest” menu item do, on iOS 5?

What does the "Suggest…" menu item do? I am referring to the one that comes straight after the "Paste" item.
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Can I downgrade from iOS5 to iOS4?

I'm building a HTML iPhone 4 web app, and I need to convert to iOS5 because I know safari has fresh bugs which need fixing, but I need to be able to convert back tomorrow. Is this possible?
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Does iOS 5+ securely erase data on the fly?

Does iOS 5.0+ destroy data securely once deleted? Specifically if I delete a text message or an email from an iDevice, is said data destroyed to a point that data recovery would be unrealistic in ...
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I have bought a ipad 2 32gb wifi and 3g it came with ios 4.3.5. how would i jailbreak it?

i have seen many people among my friends who have jailbroken their ipad 1. I have just bought an ipad 2 yesterday and wish to do the same . how would i jailbreak it i have also tried downloading an ...
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iTunes asks to transfer purchased apps from iPhone even though app sync is off

A few weeks after iOS 5 came out, I disabled app syncing with my phone. I still sync my media with the computer. Today when I synced my phone, it asked to transfer purchases from my phone to my ...
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Can Keynote on iOS play PowerPoint files with audio?

I have a family member who's considering buying an iPad. The biggest needs she has is to see PowerPoint presentations with music/audio. She currently has an iMac with Microsoft Office installed, and ...
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How can I invert spelling proposals on iOS?

Is there a way to invert the behavior of the spelling proposal ? By "invert" I mean : Don't change what I have typed if I don't do anything special AND Select the proposal if I tap on it
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Why is the memory usage on my iPhone being reported incorrectly by iTunes?

I'm puzzled by what iTunes is reporting about my iPhone's memory usage: Clearly this doesn't quite add up, and it's hard to manage my memory use without having an accurate summary of what's really ...
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Are the Carrier IQ daemons installed on iOS devices other than iPhones?

For iOS 5, are either of the Carrier IQ daemons installed as part of the base software on any non phone device image such as the iPad, iPod Touch or Apple TV ? On iPhones (iOS 5) these programs are ...
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What data does the Carrier IQ daemon log from iPhones?

There has been little written technically about the Carrier IQ software on iPhones despite it being present on iOS 3, 4, and now iOS 5. From what I can tell, the daemons vary depending on the ...
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iOS's file system: where are those files that are synced with the iPad via iTune? photos, videos, etc

Where are files that are synced with the iPad via iTune stored? For example, if you sync some image files onto the iPad via iTunes, where are those image files in the iPad?
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Downgrading to ios 4.1 from ios 5 without shsh?

I am looking for a way to downgrade to ios4 without having SHSH. I found some tutorial one of this a youtube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdMHvRsplnw That say it's possibile to downgrade to ...
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Unlock iPhone 4 iOS 5.0.1 with baseband 4.11.08

I had a jailbroken unlocked iPhone with iOS 5.0, but by mistake I updated it to iOS 5.0.1 with iTunes. I'm asking this as both a cautionary tale to others as well in hopes that perhaps there is a ...
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Iphone 3G internet disconnects frequently

I have an Iphone 3G with ios 4.2.1. I am using internet on my phone using Cellular data turned ON. It works fine for some time, but after then it disconnects and does not work untill i restart my ...
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Registering as individual for iOS development still requires company name [closed]

I actually have 3 questions, but the one in the title is the main one. As I was trying to register, I have entered my apple ID and that takes me to a page where I can edit my contact info. I can ...
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Reminders app doesn't show badges

I have a love-hate relationship with the new Reminders app in iOS 5. I like how entering new items is made simple and the interface gradually reveals itself as you become more of a power user. Yet ...
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Is there a way to “unsubscribe” from group texts in iOS?

When you send a group text message in iOS, it appears as if you automatically opt in to receive any and all replies to that message. Is there a way to avoid being included in group replies? Is there a ...
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Syncing iOS photos to MacBook - Photo Stream behaviour?

I have upgraded my iPhone to iOS 5 and my MacBook to Lion, so "enjoying" the Photo Stream goodness now. I have plugged my iPhone in and see that all the photos I have taken have been synchronised to ...
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Is there a way to type Niqqud on iOS?

On my iPod touch I am able to type basic Hebrew characters by adding a Hebrew international keyboard. Is there some way for me to type Hebrew vowels (Niqqud) [without using any specialized apps]?
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Where did my “Default Group” preference go?

In iOS 4.x.x, I remember having a preference in: Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Contacts that would allow me to select a Default Group. Now that I've upgraded to iOS 5, that preference is ...
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Cannot update iPad 1 to iOS 4.3 or higher

long time observer of answers first time asker of questions... I don't post this here lightly and don't imagine that I haven't tried standard apple forums before coming here baffled. I've been sent ...
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iOS: Newly added contacts get hidden and don't sync to iCloud [closed]

I was facing the issue outlined on this Apple discussion thread, where I had duplicates of every contact on my iPhone -- one in iCloud, and one "Unknown". The thread presents a working solution on how ...
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Send email from my ipad without receiving?

Is this possible? I went into settings and turned off "fetch new data", but if I send a message from an account, the durn thing still downloads all my mail in that account. I don't want it to do ...
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Game Center is not working in iPhone 3GS iOS 4.0

I have iPhone 3GS with iOS 4.0. And I am trying to connect using Game Center with other device but its not working and always Failed. But its working fine with iPhone 4 with iOS 4.0 and iPad. So ...
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How to change the cover photo of an album?

Looking at the album index in the Photo app, it seems that the photo used as the album cover is picked randomly. Is it possible to change the picture that is used as the album cover?
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Updating iPod Touch from iOS 3 to 4 - have lost all apps and music

A kid down the road asked me to update his iPod Touch from IOS v3.1.3 to v4.2.1. I was doing this on my Windows 7 with itunes. This was a fresh install of itunes. I connected the device and the first ...