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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known iOS mail bug? The inbox skips over displaying hundreds of messages (IF inbox has >500 messages or so)

I would like to know if others see this bug, or if it is known -- in other words, if it is just me. If it is a universal bug, it is a big one in my opinion. My iOS mail app is showing a bug in two ...
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Will I lose my game saves when I downgrade to iOS 4 from iOS 5?

I have just recently upgraded from iOS 4.3.5 to iOS 5.1.1 on my 3rd generation iPod touch, but it seems that my iPod is slower and a little unresponsive, so I want to downgrade back to 4.3.5. I want ...
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Purchasing hundreds of consumer App Store apps for employees

The question is very simple as the topic suggests. (How) Can a company buy multiple "licenses" of publicly available apps on the App Store (for example paid Angry Birds app) and distribute those to ...
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Is there any way to delete the Personal (Web) notebook and create new notebooks from OneNote for iOS?

I've tried deleting from the web interface, but it only recreates it immediately. I'd love to be able to click the new note icon in the middle of the taskbar but it defaults to this Unfiled Notes ...
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Windows Mobile emulator for iPhone

Does anyone know of any emulator / VM / anything that would allow Windows Mobile 6.5 applications to be run on an iPhone or iPad? Ideally on the iOS device itself but failing that on a hosted server ...
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Are there any applications which integrate with OmniFocus?

Besides Siri, are there any applications which integrate with OmniFocus. For example, in my RSS reader or Twitter client, I would love to send items I wish to read later to OmniFocus instead of ...
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Cannot overwrite columns in Numbers for iPad

When i start writing text on my iPad in Numbers, i have to stay in one column and can't overwrite the next column. For example: I write something in Numbers on my Mac, the next column gets filled ...
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How can I hide my texts when my screen is locked?

I had that option before and the recent update messed all my settings up:( now I can't hide my texts. I don't want people at work seeing my texts. I have my phone locked but everyone still can read ...
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Whenever an app tries to authenticate with Facebook, the dialog is in a foreign language

As you can see whenever an iOS app tries to authenticate me with Facebook the dialog is in Indonesian (I think). I've never set anything to that language, and in iOS and on Facebook my language is set ...
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access iCloud backup app data

How can I access the iCloud backup app data, i.e. the app data from my iPhone? E.g., I would like to make a local copy of it on my computer (without accessing the iPhone directly, i.e. really just the ...
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Scrolling to top while on a call?

Normally when you press the top status bar on the iPhone, it will scroll the main list component all the to the top. When you are on a call, though, the status bar becomes a bit bigger and when you ...
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iPhone 4S to new iPad - iMessage does not work

I recently purchased the new iPad (WiFi) for my mom (Actually, my brother purchased it in USA and shipped it to India). I have a iPhone 4S. They created a contact with my name, added my number (I live ...
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Nook Comics on iPad?

I'm considering buying an iPad to read comics, so I am looking in to my options for purchasing digital comics. I see Barnes and Noble sells "Nook Comics", and their site indicates these can be read ...
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iPad app where possible draw, save for reuse and drop 'objects' on canvas for prototyping and to make mockup [duplicate]

For prototyping / mockup needs, I want an iPad app where it's possible to draw, save and drop 'templates' on a canvas. Something similar to balsamiq mockups, where there is a collection of components ...
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How to disable all iOS notifications temporarily?

I use my iPad more and more as I teach, showing the students slides, videos, etc. Having a words with friends, draw something, or email notification, especially with personal content in the first ...
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iOS and AES encryption

I have been searching for a diary/journal application for the iPad that will encrypt the contents of the journal. Though there is no shortage of journal and note taking apps I have yet to find one ...
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How to disable iPhone notifications from Facebook Places?

I've got this long-running annoyance about the Facebook iPhone app. Now, I do want notifications from Facebook e.g. when someone posts on my wall/timeline or mentions me in a comment. However, ...
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iOS image processing software auto crop to borders [closed]

I am implementing an application and my app needs to crop image based on background contrast. I have seen similar behavior in document scanning applications where they automatically pick up image ...
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iOS Wifi Connections - Search Domains

In iOS Wifi settings, each Wifi connection has a Search Domains section, usually blank. What is this used for?
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How to selectively enable autocorrect based on language?

My (bilingual) mom just recently bought an iPad. When typing in Korean, her native language, she became irritated by the autocorrect feature -- it would often suggest incorrect spelling corrections, ...
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Manage iOS Developer Enterprise Programs for several companies

I am a sole trader and I have developed an iPad app that I'm going to sell to several companies independently. They are small companies (<50 employees) that have nothing to do with IT and it would ...
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Endianness of iPhones?

I know iPhones (and iPads) run on ARM processors, which are little-endian by default (and iOS on itself is little-endian according to the Wikipedia page); however, ARM processors supposedly have the ...
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Photo gallery app with time stamps

In the default camera roll you can't see the time and date of your photos. Is there any app I can install to have my photos displayed like camera roll just with dates? It's quite annoying to search ...
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iPhone search function

Is it possible to get the search function of iPhone (when you go at the first screen on left) to work as the spotlight works when you put in words and display a dictionary ? If not , is the same ...
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Will an iPhone only activate using the SIM card that it was originally activated with?

I read this question and was wondering if I need to have a SIM card that has previously activated an iPhone in order to activate an iPhone. I'm inheriting my mother's old 3Gs to use as an iPod / for ...
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New iPad camera button

I am trying to draw a button in my iOS app which would look exactly like a button in camera App of the new iPad (like on this image) Since I don't have the new iPad, I can't check it by my own. But ...
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Screen share between OS X and iOS

Anyone knows any application that will allow me to share my OS X Lion screen with an iPhone? I don't care to have it over the Internet, WiFi is sufficient.
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Is there a way to make the iPad stay in the App Store when you buy an app?

This has infuriated me since I got my iPad. If I am buying multiple Apps the iPad takes me to my Desktop after I buy each app, meaning I have to go back to the app store. Is there a way to tell it to ...
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How to disable “Sync Apps” and “Open iTunes when this iDevice is connected” without forcing a sync?

I don't want to lose all the stuff on my device. Any way to stop my iPad from automatically syncing with iTunes when connected to the Mac? I turned these features on when I bought it, but in the long ...
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Any way to put Mac mini to sleep remotely?

I use a Mac mini as a music centre connected to my stereo system (among other things). I control it remotely using apps such as Remote by Apple, Rowmote, and Remoteless (for Spotify), both on my ...
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File management for iOS

What are some better solutions (apps or any ways) to manage files (folders and subfolders with PDFs, docs, video, audio etc.) on iOS device (iPhone or iPad) that can sync with OS X? Currently I'm ...
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Internal iOS update server for iPads (any/all iOS)

Is it possible to setup an internal update server for iPads similar to the likes of OS X Server's update service (SUS)? Current issues: Bandwidth concerns Do not want to jailbreak iOS updates
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How to find photos not in any album in iOS photo app?

On iOS devices removing photo from album does not remove it from camera roll, and it's inconvienent to switch to camera roll to find and delete the photo, soon there will be unwanted photos not in any ...
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iOS twitter integration. User not found

When I am using the tweet share sheet on latest iOS for iPhone and iPad and I @someone it starts to prefetch matching names but certain names never show up. Any ideas what makes some show and some ...
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Sync iPhone's contact with Facebook, Twitter, etc

I am looking for an app capable of merging duplicated contacts and updating my iPhone contacts with Facebook and Twitter friends information. What's the best app out there for this?
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What iOS Twitter apps support custom API URLs?

I recently read about the WordPress.com Twitter API released in 2009, and I want to test it out. The API requires you to use a Twitter client that supports custom API URLs. The example iOS ...
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Less intrusive alternative to Appsfire Deals?

I like the basic idea of Appsfire Deals: tag applications you're interested in, get a push notification when they're offered with a discount. But I don't like that the app frequently notifies me of ...
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As an iOS Developer, how can I avoid upgrading to Lion?

I have been an iOS developer for quite some time now, and I am still using Xcode 4.2, because the new version is now only available for Lion. My problem is that after reading the reviews for Lion in ...
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Can an iOS device be backed up to Google Drive?

I just found out today that Google is opening a cloud storage engine (a potential competitor to iCloud) called Google Drive, and I was wondering if there might be some way to backup your iOS device to ...
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Access password in iOS Keychain

I need to access a password stored in my iOS Keychain, but can't find a way to do that. I have full access to my devices, it's passcode and all of my backups. The password I'm looking stored by the ...
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How much free space do I need to install an app update?

For very large apps, such a GPS apps, the app store will decline updating an app if you don't have enough free space. How much free space is needed? For instance, I have a GPS navigation app that is ...
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Can I reload old iMessage conversations on a new device (iOS and OS X)?

When setting up a new iOS device or installing the Messages Beta on OS X, you can log in with your iMessage account to start receiving & sending messages with iMessage. One advantage of iMessage ...
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Is there a way to get the VLC app for iOS now?

This app was taken down because of licensing reasons. People have reported that they were able to get the app loaded on new devices such as the new iPad (which was released after this app was removed) ...
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OS X/ iOS Password Managers

So I have been reading some articles today and I see the 1Password app coming up a lot. Is there anything special with it? I am currently using Wallet for both OS X and iOS and it does its job quite ...
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How can I tell what “Audio” and “Other” contains in iTunes's iOS device capacity meter?

In iTunes, when selecting an iOS device from the left pane, the user is presented with a bar graph along the bottom of the primary pane showing the used space and available space of the given device. ...
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Is it safe to delete ipsw files?

I just updated my iPod Touch to iOS 5.1. During the process, iTunes downloaded a 750MB file: ~/Library/iTunes/iPod Software Updates/iPod4,1_5.1_9B176_Restore.ipsw. I have no use for this file anymore, ...
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Where does iTunes save iOS updates?

When I choose to install a new version of iOS on my device via iTunes, the installation file is huge (e.g. 750 MB). Where does iTunes save this file, and does it get deleted after the installation is ...
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How can I use “Capslock” in iOS?

On rare occasion I'll want to type a whole word in capital letters, but I can't get the iOS keyboard to "stick" it's shift down. In Android I can hold the Shift key and it'll stay in Shift until I ...
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Can I avoid adding “security” questions?

So I just learned of these security questions, I canceled out of the prompt yesterday and I managed to download some apps. Do I absolutely have to add these? If I don't add them is it just going to ...
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How do I get iTunes to take my security update info?

Recently, when attempting to make a purchase (or free download) on the App Store iTunes was requesting I update my security info. This is not the 3 digit code on my credit card, but the 3 security ...