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 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 ...
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Is there a workaround to enable streaming music to multiple speakers from iOS?

It is well documented that you cannot stream to more than one AirPlay compatible device through iOS. (In an early developer build of 4.0 the functionality was put in but was taken out in the GM). I ...
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Is it possible to hide my device's UDID from iOS apps?

A few days ago I read an article how iOS app developers can uniquely identify my iOS device using its UDID. The thought of various apps being able to track me (with an ID attached) is somewhat ...
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iPod Touch home button having issues

My iPod Touch home button recently started being less responsive. Any way to fix this, preferably without hardware changes?
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Can I switch off AutoCorrect/Spell Check/Auto-Capitalize in a specific app?

In this particular instance the corrections are unwelcome when I try to use Firebug Lite within Safari. I'd like to turn off the correction options but then it would be globally off so I don't get ...
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Per-app password in iOS 5.1

There is the overall locking password, which prevents the phone from being used. Is there a way to pasword-protect on a per-app basis, e.g. lock mail, but not photos. This is under iOS 5.1 on a iPhone ...
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How can I force a Photo Stream sync on the iPhone?

The Settings page says that Photos will automatically by sent to Photo Stream when I am connected to Wi-Fi, however I've waited several minutes and don't see them in iPhoto. I believe they haven't ...
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What are the apps in iOS app store which are used to fetch data from External Accessories?

I am searching for some of the apps in App store, which have been developed to get data from External Accessories. Is it mandatory to have an MFi device, to download an app for the Mfi device?
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App that caches Maps

I've tried looking for an app that caches map data, so that it doesn't need an active Internet connection on the move. The built-in one doesn't work well in that aspect. Caching the satellite maps ...
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iOS Enterprise developer Account: apns certificate for push notification [closed]

I have used the iOS development account for creating apns ssl certificate for sending push notification to iOS device for development purpose.I can get the device token using objective c sample code ...
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What functionality of iOS can be accessed from the lock screen?

I know that in iOS, several parts of the iDevice's functionality can be accessed from the lock screen. This is useful when you don't want to fumble with a password. But now I'm starting to wonder: ...
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Weather App where icon shows current temperature and weather on iPhone?

It's not always sunny and 73° where I live. Is there any Weather forecasting app for iOS which will change its icon to show current conditions? Or even a way to make the standard Weather.app ...
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Can Safari on an iPad be controlled with gestures?

On the Desktop version of Safari, you can navigate back and forward with a swipe gesture on the trackpad. Setting up other gestures (close tab, new tab, next/previous tab) is trivial with an app like ...
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How to completely disassociate iMessage from my device?

I have an older iPhone that I was thinking about selling soon in order to get a new one. I've set up iMessaging on the device. Normally I would just erase the phone a couple of times and be done with ...
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Will an iOS reinstall make a jailbroken-iPhone “supported by Apple” again?

Will an iOS reinstall Work on any jailbroken-iPhone and Make a jailbroken-iPhone "supported by Apple"? Similarly, does such an iOS reinstall reset the iPhone (jailbroken or not) back to a "clean, ...
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Getting started with jailbroken iOS development? [closed]

  I doubt this is the right StackExchange site for this question (if there is one), but I already posted this on StackOverflow and got insta-downvoted by some grumpy guy that claimed "jailbreak ...
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Can I delete an iOS game and retain my progress?

I want to delete a game from my iPhone in order to make room for other apps. If I try to do so, it warns that all of the app's data will be deleted. This is a game which has stages that you need to ...
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Google Mail doesn't download label as folder

I use GMail for push mail on my iPhone. I need that feature to sync my contact, calendar and email with Google. Setup is done using Microsoft Exchange following official tutorial from google at ...
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How secure are iCloud backups?

Are iCloud backups encrypted, both when transmitted and stored? Is it possible for someone at Apple to access any backup made to the data enter? I have heard that when apps have been pulled from the ...
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Is the gloss on iOS icons automatically applied?

Clearly it isn't completely automatic, as many icons don't have a reflection, but is there some sort of checkbox when creating an app to determine whether the gloss is applied?