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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organising apps by multiple levels of folders possible?

I like the idea of putting our apps in "folders" , but is there anyway we can furthur put those "folders" into "folders" ?
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Is it possible to be always connected to a VPN without prompting for a UN/PW?

Is it possible to install some configuration profile on an iOS Device that will always have the user connected to a VPN without having them input his/her username/password each time one tries to ...
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Is it possible to determine the model of an iOS device by its MAC address?

I'm starting to work on iOS apps at work, and I'm trying to determine the minimum version of iOS I'll need to support. We have a network registration system that gathers some basic information about ...
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Why do my iPad and iPhone send *two* notifications for every gmail I receive?

Every time I get an email, I hear a ping and a vibration on my devices, followed by another about 3 seconds later. I'm using gmail (through exchange) on both devices. The only option I can find ...
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What is the best scrobbler for Last.fm for my iOS device?

I would like to scrobble played tracks to Last.fm from my iPod touch. I currently use the official iTunes scrobbler, but it seems to drop data. What are the best iOS scrobblers for a jailbroken and a ...
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How do you add books to the Kindle app for iOS?

I might be overlooking something very obvious here but I cannot see any of the books I add to the Kindle app. Listed below are the steps I follow to add the books. 1. Connect the iPod Touch to my ...
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What are the main difficulties people face migrating from Linux to Mac OS?

Coming from a Linux background what are the main difficulties I will face if I start to work on iMac? I use to work on Linux with consoles and I know I have a huge apps repository (synaptics) for ...
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How can I get a video *into* the photo/video gallery on an iPad or iPhone?

Let's start by assuming that I have a perfectly compatible file. (In my use case, I was literally trying to get a video I took on my iPhone, that lives in my iPhone photos/video gallery, onto my iPad, ...
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How to move an iPod or iOS device from one computer to another without losing anything?

I have a new (Windows) PC and I am fed up with booting up my old computer just to sync my iPad and iPod, so I have just decided to install iTunes and sync with my new one. Music, Pictures and ...
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What are some tactile iPad apps to show to a graphic designer?

I'm looking for apps that have faux materials in them like leather, wood, paper, etc. (Apple stresses "tactile" apps when guiding developers.) I'm trying to guide a graphic designer. What are some ...
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Deleting iTunes App Store purchases from my account

So... Over the period of 2 years owning my beloved iPhone 3GS, I have found many useful apps that I use very frequently. However, in the process of finding these apps, I have also downloaded much, ...
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How exactly does a VPN work for iPad?

How exactly does a VPN work for iPad? I mean are all VPN connections (specially the Cisco VPN client) designed to work the same way..i.e. they always require 3 inputs; Host, UserId, Pwd OR that ...
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Is an unlocked phone and a jailbroken phone the same thing?

I just read that apple is now selling unlocked phones? I also read somewhere earlier (probably Wikipedia) that jailbreaking was made legal. Is jailbreaking and unlocking the same in this context? ...
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is it possible to write an application that can block call, disable writing text messages if you are driving

is it possible to write an application that can block call, disable writing text messages if you are driving or moving fast, regardless of any version of IOS?
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Unsecured Call Message [closed]

I just installed iOS 5 and I constantly get this annoying message: How do I turn it off?
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How come YouTube videos play without Flash support in OS?

A relative told me that iOS can playback YouTube videos. I thought that YouTube requires Flash. How come this is possible without Flash in iOS?
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How many HD video minutes do I get per 1GB of free storage?

I have 7GB free. If I give that to someone to record, what sort of ballpark figure would I get for a HD video recording? There may be about 10 individual videos being recorded over a couple of hours, ...
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Automatically backup JailBreak iPhone DCIM photo directory

Hi I heard that you can write cron job into plist and put it to JB iPhone /Library/LaunchDaemons folder in plist format I would like to backup the photo folder every 300 seconds, so I put a ...
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iOS Backup: Restore single program's settings?

I have an iPod Touch and an iPhone. Both have the same certain application installed, but I want to transfer the Touch's app settings to the iPhone's app. I already downloaded the iPhone Backup ...
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Using the iPad dock connector to connect cameras - airplane mode - no WiFi

At my work we need to connect to a few IP cameras but it can not be wireless as the iPad must be in airplane mode, we must use the 30 pin dock connector and a wired cable. We are installing cameras ...
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iTunes 10.3 thinks it's a version below? No ping, locked out from iphone sync

my iTunes thinks it's a version below for some reason I have 10.3 installed (Finder says so, iTunes > About says so) but when I try go into ping it gives me the "See what you're missing, upgrade to ...
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Since yesterday I can't login to iOS developer forum. What's going on?

Since yesterday I can't login to the iOS developer forums, and I just subscribed 3 weeks ago. This is the error I get: What's going on?
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how do i access my @me.com email account

I just set up a new @me.com email account through iOS5 beta and was wondering if there was a way to access through the web, or if anyone knew the imap server info. It looks like they are using some ...
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How long does it take to get confirmation?

I am an iOS developer and I just enrolled in the mac developer program. The site says i'll get confirmation in 24 hours, what is the 'normal' time in which confirmation is usually received?
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How do I have my iPhone rotate the homescreen?

The iPad has the cool feature of being able to rotate the home screen (screens) with apps on them, I was wondering if this is possible for the iPhone's as well? If so, how do I do this. My iPhone is ...
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This Device isn't Eligible for Requested Build restore error in iTunes

So a search around Stack Exchange and days on Google hasn't rendered any solution. You guys are pretty much my last hope short of restoring my Mac, etc. I'm attempting to restore iOS 4.3.2 on to my ...
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App to Ensure Healthy Coffee Consumption?

If I don't drink enough coffee my brain doesn't function. If I drink too much coffee, I end up over-percolating my brain. Is there an app that will recommend how much coffee you should consume to ...
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songs about OS X or iOS?

I know of just one song, but are there other songs out there? James Dempsey - Model View Controller
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Can I extract application data from an iOS device?

I have a third party application on my iPad (Stanza FWIW) which has some data that I'm interested in doing some analysis of (on my Mac). Is there any way to get the data that the application has ...
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Should I be worried about my iPhone overheating?

There have been a few times where my iPhone (and iPod as well) has gotten slightly warmer than I would like after extensive use or a specifically demanding app (infinity blade). Should I be worried ...
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iTunes: long hangs when dragging files into app via File Sharing

On my Mac (OS X 10.6.7) using iTunes (10.2.2 (12)), if I drag a bunch of files into my app via iTunes' File Sharing, the first dozen to four dozen files transfer quickly ... then, sporadically, about ...
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Is it possible to set restrictions on any iOS app?

I want to put a passcode restriction on the Video app (and others), but the options I see in Settings are only for a few things. Is there a way, native or third party, to do this?
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Is it possible to develop an iOS app without a test device?

So...I have an iPad and MacBook Pro. I bought my iPad because I thought I needed it but now I'm thinking to sell it since I just found out that Xcode offers an iOS simulator. Is it possible to ...
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Cannot view Outlook invitations in Gmail web on my iPhone

I have email through Google Apps that I access from my iPhone via the web. I can view all emails and do everything I need to do except view invites sent from others using Outlook. I see the message ...
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How to get “out” of the full screen in applications on iPhone?

I'm often using some news applications (like WP.PL) which sometimes enter in full screen mode on my iPhone. It means all the buttons dissapear and there's only text/photos to read. Swiping left/right ...
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What is the difference “FTP on the Go” and “FTP on the Go Pro” for iOS?

What is the difference "FTP on the Go" and "FTP on the Go Pro" for iOS? and which is better?
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Do apps on jailbroken iOS devices have uncontrolled access to all my data?

I'm thinking about jailbreaking my iOS device but one thing worries me. Apple's restrictive developer API has one big advantage: apps can't tinker with my data outside the app unless I allow them to. ...
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Multi-finger Capable iOS Web App

Some time ago, I had a bookmark on my iPhone for a WebApp I believe to be called "Sparkie". It was a web app that would display electric arcs for every finger that tapped the screen, and would draw ...
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Is Jailbreaking And Enabling Bluetooth File Transfer On iPhone 4 Financially Secure?

I want to use iPhone 4 for sensitive information. Will jailbreaking, downloading unofficial apps (not registered in Apple's App Store) and enabling Bluetooth file transfer cause a chance of sensitive ...
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Can the verizon iPad update to ios 4.3?

I had an email from Apple the other day saying "Our records indicate that one of your apps requires iOS 4.3 or later. Currently, iPhone users on the Verizon network are not able to upgrade to iOS ...
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Add 2 mobile numbers to iphone

I checked all the answers to my question (how to add two mobile numbers to one contact in iPhone) but I didn't see a clear answer. A lot of my contacts have more than one mobile number, and while my ...
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Do I need to be a member of iOS Developers program to develop and install an app on my iPad?

Do I need to be a member of iOS Developers program to develop and install an app on my iPad ? Or can I just run Xcode and specify the device on which to install it ?
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iOS development forums?

Can I access and post on the official Apple iOS developer forums without the 99dollars subscription ?
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What is default (factory pre-loaded) iOS for iPhone 3gs

I was so happy with my iphone when I bought it. It was so fast... now, after dozen of upgrades i hate my iphone.... does anyone remember what was the original version of iOS when they bought their ...
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How do I install the 3.0 iPhone simulator on Xcode 4?

I want to install the 3.0 iPhone simulator on my Xcode 4.0.2 installation. Is there a way to do this? I want to test my app against 3.0 to make sure it runs correctly (due to some changes in ...
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Any REAL good Mac/iPhone combo IM applications out there?

I am looking for a combo of two IM applications, one for the Mac and the other for the iPhone. The main features I am looking for are as follows: supports MSN (Microsoft messenger) has Push ...
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How to upgrade a jailbreak iOS without loosing Cydia applications?

How to upgrade a jailbreak iOS without loosing Cydia applications? Are there any additional steps required in order to keep you configuration and applications between iOS upgrades? itunes backup ...
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Apple/iOS: record videos via iPod touch; reduce video size?

I have the latest gen iPod touch: which has an HD camera with mic. I want to record class lectures and such but the files are massive that it produces: 4+ gigs for 1 hour using the built in app. Is ...
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iPhone 3g with IOS 4.2.1 cycles wifi, cannot connect

I'm trying to fix the WiFi on my friends iPhone 3g. It sees all the networks, but I only get "Unable to join network " when I try to connect. So I jailbroke it ;) and installed WiFiFoFum just to see ...
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How to know which iOS apps are restricted to a country?

I'm actually using an US iTunes account, but I'm interested in switching my country to another (as people suggest here) to my original country to be able to use my credit card (with address in my ...