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What is the best version of iOS to use on an iPhone 3G?

my girlfriend is currently using an iPhone 3G (iOS version 3.1.3 - 7E18) and I've noticed it can be very sluggish. She doesn't use it for much more than the usual messaging/safari/mail. Compared to my ...
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Extract SMS messages off iPhone 4

Ok, I've read past posts, and found good articles on Lifehacker, but I want to crowdsource my worries for a moment: Can I safely extract my SMS messages from my iPhone 4 running iOS 4.3 without ...
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How can I deactivate an jailbroken iOS?

Sometimes the activation option from the PwnageTool does bring your GSM in an unusable state if you have and iPhone that is locked to other network than AT&T. All I remember is that it was a tool ...
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iPad management in medium sized business

Our developer is putting the finishing touches on an internal web application. We'll be using it on the internal network and through a series of iPads. The iPads will connect through our IPSec VPN to ...
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Calendar alert sound on the iPodTouch isn't loud enough is there some “mobile” way to make it louder?

Calendar alert sound on the iPodTouch isn't loud enough is there some "mobile" way to make it louder?
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VLC for iPad and iPhone is available, but how to install?

VLC for iPad and iPhone is available, but how to install it? (it is not an App Store app) http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-ios.html
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High processor/CPU load on iPhone, draining battery, how to fix?

My iPhone sometimes gets very hot and drains battery extremely quickly. When I use the app iStat to check processor load, it shows high numbers (above 2, where it is normally 0.5, not sure about the ...
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Why does streaming audio in Mobile Safari sometimes not have a scrubber bar?

Usually, if I click a link to an mp3 in Safari on the iPhone, it will look something like this: But sometimes, it looks like this, with no scrubber bar: What does this indicate about the ...
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How do I recover a deleted file from an iPod Touch running OS 4.1

How do I recover a deleted file from an iPod Touch running OS 4.1?
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Task switching on iOS 4.3.1?

I just upgraded my iPod (4gen) from iOS 4.3 to 4.3.1. Pressing the button twice now no longer brings up the app switcher. Is there some setting I need to change to bring this back? I didn't see ...
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Why isn't iPhone syncing Calendar items with Outlook?

I am trying to set up a new (Verizon) iPhone to sync Contacts and Calender entries with Outlook 2007 on a Windows Vista Ultimate PC. The Contacts sync both ways, and calendar entries created in ...
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What is the best device to test an iOS application on?

I just enrolled as an iOS developer. I now need a device to test my app on a real device and not solely on the simulator. The iPod Touch seems to be the cheapest option. Will this be enough to test ...
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How can I get an (iMovie-created) movie in the Videos app into iOS iMovie to edit it?

I can't find any way to get a video in the Apple Videos app into iMovie on the ipad to edit it. In my specific use case, I have a trailer I made in iMovie on my mac that I can see and watch in the ...
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Do any RSS apps available for OS X and/or iOS sync via anything other than Google Reader?

I recently switched from NetNewsWire to Reeder on my iPhone and iPad because a) Reeder as a “Mark as unread” button, and b) I thought NetNewsWire was marking older articles as read, and not letting me ...
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How to show iOS screen on a projector like Steve Jobs did on his keynotes?

How to show iOS screen on projector like Jobs did? Too many people ask me how to do this... They also want iPhone frame image like exactly Jobs did. (the iPhone frame image is optional)
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Restoring hidden apps to a home screen

I used up all the space on my 11 home screens with apps, then installed another app (which can only be found through search as it's installed 'offscreen'). To make more space, I put a lot of different ...
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What is the md5/sha1 checksum for Xcode 3.2.6 and iOS 4.3 SDK final?

I downloaded the iOS SDK file xcode_3.2.6_and_ios_sdk_4.3__final.dmg from the Apple developer site but I'm not sure about its integrity. Could anyone provide me the md5 or sha1 checksum for it?
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ERROR 1013 Restoring iphone 4

I have a macbook 2.4 Intel Core 2 Duo version 10.6.6 i updated the itunes to the newest version 10.2.1 & and an iphone 4 .. when i was updating to the newest software of the iphone a error ...
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Disable Display of Letters on Password (iOS)

When typing a password in any password field on my ipad, it displays each letter I type for a short time. I'm on the train every day, and I always have people looking over my shoulder.. just can't ...
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Error trying to backup both iPhone4 and iPad (1) after 4.3/iTunes/XCode updates

After the slew of updates this week I'm no longer able to backup either my iPhone 4 or iPad. There are two errors: "iTunes was unable to load data class information from Sync Services. Reconnect or ...
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How to enable the iOS spell checker in Mobile Safari?

The iOS spell checker works for me in all the iOS applications, but it doesn't seem to work for text I type in a text area in Mobile Safari. For instance, spelling errors are underlined in red for ...
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Which iOS devices can *not* update to iOS 4.3?

What is the complete list of iOS devices (iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad) that are unable to update to iOS 4.3 or higher?
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Is there anything similar to TouchDown for iOS?

Is there any app like NitroDesk's TouchDown Android email client for iOS? Just for background info, many companies force you to have the latest version of iOS installed to access Exchange Server, or ...
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How can I read full song title on my iPod touch or iPhone?

When I play or select songs on my iPod touch 4G I often can not read the full title of the song when it is very long. In all views (Coverflow front, coverflow back, now playing portrait mode, ...
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Share links (url) between iPads?

Is there any easy way to share links between iPads? For example, if my friend is looking at something interesting and wants to send it to me. Is email still the best way?
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How can I control iOS device from Mac or PC

I would like to take control of my iOS (iPhone mostly) device from my MacBook Pro or Windows, doesn't matter which one. I know that it can be accomplished via Veency, and that's exactly what I need - ...
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Can a 2nd Generation iPod Touch be upgraded past 2.2.1?

I've got an iPod Touch 2nd Gen. It has Software Version 2.2.1. When I click 'Check for Update' in iTunes it says it's already running the latest version. Is iTunes right? I thought I could update ...
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Maximum dimensions of Mobile Safari viewport on iPhone 4

I need to know the maximum width and height of the viewport in Mobile Safari, iPhone 4, without the height of the statusbar on top and the bar with the forward/back/bookmarks bar at the bottom.
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Most purchased iOS apps with number of purchases?

Where can I find a list of most purchased iPhone / iPad apps WITH the number of buyers?
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Remove Storage iOS Apps on Mac

Is it possible to remove the Mac copy (iTunes/Mobile Applications) of all synced iOS applications (they are already installed on my iOS device)? They are currently taking up about 6 GB of space on my ...
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How can I mirror my iPad display wirelessly?

I am looking to display my iPad screen wirelessly to an external display to demo applications. I found this video showing exactly what I want to do with an iPhone but no explanation as to what the ...
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How to set a refresh rate in a Subscribed Calendar

using the ical on the iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad how can I set the refresh rate? or does it pick the refresh rate that I had set up in the Mac iCal App? If no refresh rate was given in the Mac iCal ...
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Anyone know when iOS 4.3 is due to come out? [closed]

Anyone know when iOS 4.3 is due to come out? I'm hoping to buy an iphone and use the wifi 'tethering' feature that apparently is part of ios 4.3 to replace our home internet connection, and am ...
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iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch apps that use ports other than 80 and friends

I'm a network administrator at a small college. In the past, we've kept a fairly open wireless network, but recently a few throughput issue have made us consider locking it down a bit more, in a play ...
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Can all music and playlists/ratings be transferred back from an iPod Touch to a PC?

How can I get my songs from my iPod Touch to my PC? Some of the songs were purchased through iTunes, and others were ripped from CDs. This is what happened: The iPod Touch was set up to sync with ...
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Best approach for enterprise integration

I found information from Apple regarding managing a business with a large number of iPhones and iPads. It looks to me like Apple just builds the libraries, and expects vendors to build applications ...
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Is there an iOS PDF reader with support for PDF layers?

I was looking for a PDF Reader application which supported PDF layers (turning them on and off). Do any exist?
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Are there any iphone apps which can display/edit OPML documents?

I'm looking to view/edit OPML files on the iPhone/iPad. Is there an app that can do this?
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Can I get push notifications for emails in my Gmail Priority Inbox only?

Is it possible to get push notifications only for the emails in the Gmail Priority Inbox and not for the unimportant mail? I would like to set up my iPhone 3GS iOS 4.2.1 so that I get notified (with ...
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iPhone Email - How to prevent a datestamp from being turned into a Link to Create an Event

I have an email that has something like: XXXX 4:20pm Feb 11 assdaasddsadsa XXXX 4:20pm Feb 11 assdaasddsadsa XXXX 4:20pm Feb 11 assdaasddsadsa The iPhone keeps turning 4:20pm Feb 11 into a link to ...
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What's in the “Other” category on my iPad?

When I sync my iPad, iTunes tells me that Video accounts for so many gigabytes of space, Photos another portion, etc. etc. But iTunes also tells me that a whopping 5.5 GB is being used by "Other". ...
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How can I mirror the display from an iOS device to an Apple TV?

Is there a way to mirror the display of an iPod Touch or iPad to the Apple TV using AirPlay? I know I can do it for Applications that support it, but for presentations it's often useful to just ...
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Safe to post iOS crash logs in public?

One of the iOS apps I use has been crashing a lot more than usual lately, so I'm posting about it on their forum. I've got a bunch of crash logs. Is it safe to post iOS crash logs in a public place? ...
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How do the audio controls work on “The Daily”?

The Daily, Rupert Murdoch's new iPad-only app, has a narration feature where a professional actor reads the stories. I can't for the life of me figure out how it works. There is a headphones icon ...
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Can I test iPhone apps downloaded from iTunes in the iPhone Simulator?

Is it possible to test iPhone applications which you downloaded from iTunes Store in the iOS Simulator?
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iOS: how can I disable calendar alerts?

Is it possible to disable alerts coming from the Calendar app? I am talking about the on the screen pop-ups that come before the start of an event. You can turn off the alert sound in the Preferences, ...
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Is it possible to return the iPhone to its very original factory state?

Back to the screen that asks for SIM insertion and iTunes connection on background. Is it?
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Why are my iPad landscape screenshots rotated the wrong way?

All my iPad landscape screenshots end up rotated to portrait view. In other words, they are 90 degrees turned the wrong way. It's annoying. No I don't have the rotation lock on when taking them. I am ...
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Is it possible to use an iPhone without a SIM card as an iPod touch?

Is it possible to use an iPhone without a SIM card as an iPod touch? I have an old iPhone 3G that no longer has a SIM card and I want to use it as an iPod touch. How can I achieve this?
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iOS 4.3 Beta for Apple TV

I'm wondering if anyone knows what features will be offered in iOS 4.3 for Apple TV? I'm primarily trying to find out if the Netflix app will be updated to support subtitles.