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Iphone “shortcuts” for wifi / 3g / localization

the iPhone may be a real battery hog and sometimes having the battery last till evening is hard. The obvious tips are turning localization, bluetooth, wifi, 3g and so on off. The problem is that this ...
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Is there a last.fm app for iOS to submit the music I'm listening to ?

Is there a last.fm app for iOS to submit the music I'm listening to ? Now with iCloud I'm not connecting my devices anymore by cable to the mac, so the tracks are never submitted. thanks
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What tiny thing in iOS 5 makes you smile, or has caught you off guard?

iOS 5 is here! Geofencing, new Voices in Voice Command/Siri, and Notification Center for all! We all know how heartfelt iOS makes you seem (Cards), how much control it gives you for managing your ...
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Restore a backup without restoring OS

iTunes makes automatic backups each time I want to sync in a different day (if I recall correctly) - what if I want to restore to a backup WITHOUT having to restore the whole operating system? Can it ...
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iOS 5 setup freezing at set up email

I am trying to update my iPad first generation to iOS 5. It is freezing at the "Set Up Email" screen after I enter my email address and password. I have already clicked on the link in the email that ...
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After deleting an app, can you (much) later reinstall it and restore its data from iCloud?

I have several games that, combined, use up a pretty good chunk of my iPhone's flash. I haven't played some of them for a while, and would like to remove them. However, at least before iCloud, ...
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How to add Twitter to Notification Center in iOS 5?

I just got a new 4S and am not seeing notifications pop-ups from Twitter. I'm using the Twitter for iPhone app. How can I enable new tweets in notification center?
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Is there a way to configure apps to download automatically similar to podcasts in iTunes?

I'd like for apps to download 'free updates' whenever they are available so when I sync my phone they will already be there, similar to podcasts. Is there a way to configure iTunes to do this ...
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How can I listen to free radio on an iPhone?

Is it possible to listen to the radio for free on the iPhone? Do I need a special app? I have downloaded some apps for digital radio that require payment, but I just want to listen to regular free ...
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Multiple iPhones devices synced to the same iTunes, how to keep podcasts straight?

This maybe similar/related to this question. I have my iPhone and my wife's iPhone synced to the same iTunes with different accounts. I sync my podcasts to 3 most recent that have not been listened ...
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Photo Streams from two or more iCloud accounts into same iPhoto library?

I'd like to connect iPhoto on my MBP to my photo stream and my wife's photo stream. We each have our own Apple ID and iCloud account. Can iPhoto connect to multiple iCloud photo streams? Thanks.
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Sharing files with others using iCloud?

From what I know, iCloud is like a personal storage and you uses your own Apple ID for it. Is it possible for users to store for example an image and be shared with other users? Which means something ...
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Can I send my location in an imessage directly from the messages app?

I know I can go to the Maps app, and then click on the pin for my current location, and then select to share it, and then pick to send a message (vs. an email etc.) But I can't find any way to send ...
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How to convert synced photo folders to camera roll folders?

I currently sync ~3000 photos from my PC onto my iPhone 3GS. These photos are split into folders on my PC and these folders show up in the Photos app on my iPhone. However, these photos don't show up ...
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iOS5 - Does the ActiveSync Pin code lock prevent the new camera shortcut?

I've had an iPhone of various vintages for 3 years connected to MS Exchange activesync for work email. Part of the deal with this that you need to enter a four digit PIN before you unlock. I was ...
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After upgrading to iOS 5, how to restore my apps?

I've just upgraded to iTunes 5 and iOS 5 and after the process completed, my apps are missing from my device. I can still see them in iTunes under Library/Apps folder, how do I push them to the ...
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Do I need an internet connection to update iOS on my PC?

I've downloaded the IOS5 IPSW from Apple's site and want to update it from within iTunes. So, Does the update require an Internet connection? Does the iPhone switch off/reboot just as the update is ...
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Wi-Fi sync missing from iTunes 10.5

This is really weird. I updated my iPhone to iOS 5 today, along with iTunes to version 10.5. According to Apple's own documentation, I should have an option to "sync with this iPhone over wifi" under ...
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Can I put Newsstand into a folder?

In iOS5 (and later) my newsstand icon will not go into a folder on either my iPod touch, or my iPad2. Anyone have any suggestions on how to move this application?
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Is a me.com address only used for email in iCloud (outside of brand new accounts)?

I am one of those people who had an iTunes account way before having an .mac or MobileMe account. Since one can't really merge accounts, I have been trying to decide what to do about my iCloud ...
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Can you upgrade your iOS device on a computer that it is not synced to?

My wife never syncs her phone to her laptop, which I rarely have access to, but I would like upgrade the version of her phone's iOS when updates come out. Is it possible to plug her phone into my ...
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How does iMessage know that the recipient is an iOS 5 device?

When you send a message using the Messages app, iOS seems to magically figure out that the recipient is on iOS 5 and automatically switches over to iMessage (blue messages instead of green SMSs). ...
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New iOS release, what time are they traditionally released (on release day)?

I was curious about what time apple traditionally has released its major iOS updates in the past? I could see several times that make sense: at 12:00am PST? at midnight local time across the ...
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Is there a way to control USB audio device settings from the iPad?

It's possible to use the iPad as a USB host and connect up class-compliant USB audio interfaces through the Camera Connection Kit. But is there a way to adjust their settings in iOS? There is in OS ...
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System Storage Full

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 and use Cydia, SBSettings and iFile to see how much storage is marked as Free between the two partitions on my device. The problem is, my System Storage had a total size ...
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subscribe to a podcast on iPhone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What apps are available for subscribing to podcasts directly on the iPhone Does anyone have a clever hack to subscribe to podcasts on iOS? The important characteristics ...
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Can I restore an iPhone backup taken from a previous iOS version, or is there a better way to retain my data?

I just put orders in for a few new iPhone 4S upgrades for the wife and I but I'm not sure how to keep her data (app data mainly, the other essentials are synced with outlook). She has an iPhone 3G, ...
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Problems sending images from my iPhone from one GMail account to another

I recently came across a problem where I used to be able to send myself a photo from one Gmail account onto another Gmail account now I keep getting message undelivered. I deleted my Gmail account on ...
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iPad: disable animations

Is there any way (perhaps involving jailbreaking) to disable all (or at least some) of the transition animations on iPad? Examples: Homescreen fly-together animation, sliding animations in apps
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What can you do to speed up your iOS device? [closed]

What things can you do to increase the speed of your iPhone / iPad / iPod Touch? It appears that over time, the iPhone gets slower and slower over time, and I have picked up a couple of tricks here ...
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Can you use iOS 5 wifi sync over VPN? [closed]

With WiFi iTunes sync in iOS 5, do the host iTunes machine and the iOS device have to be on the same network? And if so, is it possible to circumvent that requirement by VPN'ing into the local ...
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Quicksilver-like app for iPad?

Quicksilver is a long-loved Mac app that gives you a single entry point, a command box, for performing a wide variety of actions on the Mac. It is easily extensible and scriptable. A similar app on ...
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iOS5 - "“Remind me to call Mum when I get home.” - How does it know when you're home?

One of the features of SIRI showed the instruction: “Remind me to call Mum when I get home.” My question is - how does it know when you'll be home? Or is there a location based trigger for tasks?
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What does .ipa stand for?

What does the .ipa file extension (used for iOS app bundles) stand for? I'm guessing that it has something to do with iPhone app, but I'm not sure.
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Is there a data collection app that exports CSV to Dropbox?

I'm having some serious issues finding a data collection program (Spreadsheets?) for use with my Dropbox account. The application should be able to export CSV files, and automatically upload them to a ...
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What happens with existing apps on device when synching with new computer?

I am synching my iPad with multiple computers. I now want to switch my "main" computer (as in the computer I really do the syncing with). Now the problem is that when I uncheck "Sync Apps" on the ...
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Is it possible to (legally) download the latest iPod firmware without owning the actual device?

I think the question says it all, but: I'm looking for a way to legally download the most current iPod firmware for free, without owning an iPod. Is there a way to do so?
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Does an iOS app have the ability to set iOS Safari cookies?

My specific interest is in the context of the Facebook for iOS app, but it can be asked of an iOS app really. Given all the recent changes to Facebook and the way that Facebook cookies are not ...
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Documents to Go for iPad

Quick question that I just can not seem to find an answer for. I am wondering whether or not when using Documents to Go on my iOS device (iPad 2), if I open a file in safari, will this app help safari ...
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Downloading and uploading files through Safari iOS

I am aware that iPad does not have a file-system in traditional sense. I want to know how Safari for iOS behaves when trying to download/upload files from/to a website. Suppose I go to ...
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How can I get “related emails” on iPad, like in Mac Mail.app?

Lion's new mail.app update has a great feature for displaying emails where it shows "related" messages, ie both messages received and Sent are shown in the same conversation. Is there a way to get ...
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What is the best way to set up Gmail on IPad?

I just got an iPad and want to know, what is the best way to set up Gmail on the iPad? As far as I can tell there are three methods to set up the account: As a Gmail account As an Exchange account ...
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Password protect removal of apps on iOS

I have had instances of people deleting my applications (purposedly or unpurposedly) and it's a real annoyance to get them back, plus you lose all of your data. Is there a way to password protect the ...
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Sync iPad on a different device

I would like to stop syncing my iPad with my MBP & start syncing it with my iMac instead; when one connects an iOS device with a machine other than the one they previously synced with they get a ...
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Slow in opening videos on iPod Touch

I have an iPod Touch 3G 64GB with 4.3.3, and, with just 5 videos loaded i get a problem with this symptoms: When I tap Videos, it takes ages to load, crashes, then I can load again, still slow Every ...
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Looking for a offline app to learn Spanish

I'm looking for an app to learn Spanish offline. I want to hear it while driving, so it's basically MP3 based, and not interactive. Do you have any recommendation?
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HTML reader for a zipped bundle of HTML for iPhone?

I'd like to read documents like this: http://static.springsource.org/spring/docs/3.0.x/spring-framework-reference/html/ ruReader or GoodReader can read HTMLs, but unly unpacked. I'd like it to: ...
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Transfer from iPad 1 to iPad 2

I understand that backing up in iTunes then restoring the backup to the new device should transfer everything. But thinking specifically about the case of upgrading my iPad 1 to an iPad 2: Are there ...
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Xcode 3.2.6 and iOS 4.3 SDK installation problem on Mac OS X Lion

I recently brought a new Mac mini running Max OS X 10.7 Lion. I downloaded the iOS SDK 4.3 and Xcode 3.2.6.dmg from Apple. The download was successful and I was able to install it without any ...
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An iOS GPS application that shows satellite locations and lock-on details?

I'm a big fan of Kinetic and use it track my bike rides as well as map the local trails. Lately it's been giving me some grief though and telling me I have a weak GPS signal at the outset of rides. It ...