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Are there any car stereos out there that support AirPlay?

First, I understand that I'm walking a fine line but, to be clear, I am sticking to the FAQ and I am not asking for hardware recommendations. Instead, I simply want to know if there are any car ...
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Which version of iOS is the May 12 security paper referring to?

Apple has published a paper on security controls in iOS, which specific version is this referring to?
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Is it possible for a mobile phone manufacturer (other than apple) to make their phone sync with iTunes and iCal?

I am wondering why some mobile phone company other than apple doesn't make their phone sync up to a Mac in the same way that the iOS devices do, and sync their calendars, music, etc. We can ignore the ...
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Bought iPhone 3GS with iOS 5.1, can downgrade to 4.1, any hope of going to 4.2 or 4.3?

I'm an iOS developer and have been searching for devices running older versions of iOS to use for compatibility testing. (the iPod touch I have been using for this purpose recently gave up the ghost) ...
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Does iPhone's baseband change when updating iOS?

I would like to know more about basebands. Does it change when updating iOS? Do all iPhones have the same baseband? If not, how do they differ? And ... can I unlock an iPhone 4 with iOS 5.1.1? I ...
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Slow typing on iPad

I am using: iPad 3 Prompt (SSH app) There is about a half-second to 1 second lag between pressing a key and displaying on the screen. This happens even if I use an exernal Bluetooth keyboard ...
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Schedule text message on iPhone

Is there an iPhone app in the App Store which allows scheduling of text messages? For example, I would like to setup birthday messages, so I don't forget them, or reminder messages. I know of such ...
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Memory exhaused error in Redsn0w

When I tried to build a custom iOS 5.1.1 firmware (ipsw file) using redsn0w 0.9.12b1 almost in the beginning of the process I receive a message: Custom IPSW creating failed Memory Exhaused ...
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How can I disable wireless captive portal support?

On a particular wireless network, most internet access is blocked by a captive portal but certain websites are not blocked, e.g.: http://www.apple.com/ is redirected to a captive portal login page. ...
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Unable to install Xcode 3.2.6 in Mac OS X version 10.7.3

My old app is made in Xcode 3.2.6 and now I have purchased a new Mac with Mac OS X version 10.7.3. Now when I'm trying to install Xcode 3.2.6 it completes all the process of installation but after it ...
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Is there a restriction on the folder/directory-like function?

I have iPod Touch 4th generation with iOS 5.1.1. I am using the function that puts multiple icons together in a single folder/directory-like icon by moving an app icon on top of another. However, for ...
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How can I set the priority of Wi-Fi networks on my iOS device?

I have two Wi-Fi networks in my house, one at one end of the house and one at the other. While signals crossing from one side of the house are usually audible on the other side, they are generally ...
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Full screen ad on iPhone in place of lock screen

I own an iPhone 3GS and use it as personal hotspot for my MacBook Pro via USB. The iPhone is running iOS 5.1.1, and the MacBook is running a Mountain Lion preview. However the question is not ...
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How important is it to support older versions of iOS?

Not sure if this is better suited for here or for Stack Overflow - a commenter on a post dealing with similar (though not identical) topic on SO suggested that it would have been better to post it ...
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How does do not disturb in iOS 6 differ from the physical silent switch?

In iOS 6, we now will have a Do Not Disturb feature that prevents the phone from making sound when it receives notifications. How is this any different from using the silent switch? Or is it just ...
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Why upgrading iPhone from iOS 3 to iOS 5 displays USB and iTunes icons?

I upgraded my iPhone from iOS 3 to iOS 5. It is now blocked: it shows a USB icon and the iTunes icon. How to proceed?
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Is it allowed to link to a site that contains a link to Facebook?

The iOS and Mac OS AppStore terms are strict on links to outside sources and shops. If I would link from my iOS app to a page which contains a link to Facebook or Twitter, would that violate the ...
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Subscribe to RSS feed in Mail app (iOS 5.1.1)

In Lion's Mail app, I can subscribe to RSS feeds and have them show up in the inbox. Can I do the same with the Mail app in iOS 5.1.1?
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Corrupt iTunes Match files

I have an iPhone 4S (v5.1.1, jailbroken with Absinthe). I have been having lots of trouble with iTunes Match lately. Sometimes when I download a song, it will not play in the iPod player. I tap a ...
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Do I have jailbreak my iPhone 3GS again after updating to iOS 5.1.1

Before updating my 3GS to iOS 5.1.1, my phone was already jalibroken. After the update, i lost all those apps and do i have to jailbreak the phone again or is it still jailbroken? If so how do i get ...
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Upgrading my 3GS to iOS 5.1.1, I lost all my apps

After backing up my iPhone 3GS and then updating to the new iOS 5.1.1, I lost all my apps and saved notes/data. How can I get all the apps back?
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How can I Change the Apple Configuration Signing Certificate?

I use the Apple Configurator to craft a Mobile Configuration Profile able to configure some settings such as the LDAP Directory as an example. When exporting the profile, I check the "Sign" checkbox ...
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Why doesn't iBooks save my place between the iPhone and iPad?

Background: I finally bought a fiction book to read on my iOS devices. It's Redshirts by John Scalzi. I bought it from Apple. It was supposed to be DRM-free but wasn't. So the author got Macmillan to ...
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Can you force a mobile site on your iPhone to show full desktop view?

Is there a way to force websites, when browsing them on your phone, to go into full desktop view? For instance, when I go to the NASCAR website on my phone, it displays a mobile version. But the ...
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After iOS 5.1.1 my ipod doesn't list artists/albums in the correct order

Over the weekend I upgraded my iPod 3 to iOS 5.1.1 and jailbroke it. Today I noticed that artists and albums are not properly sorted and it doesn't display everything. However, all the tracks are on ...
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Why is iPhoto for iOS is “updating photo library” so slowly every time I open it?

Every time I open iPhoto on the iPad, I get an "updating photo library" dialog that sometimes takes minutes to process. I often get it again after editing and sharing a photo within the app. I ...
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Some backup and restore questions?

I have connectivity problems and I suspect the latest firmware version 5.1.1 is the source. I think it's impossible to revert back to the previous firmware, but my last backup was from before the ...
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The iPhone is over 3 times more expensive than the iPod touch, how much more margin is Apple doing on the iPhone?

Besides small differences like a minor camera, fundamentally the difference between the iPhone the iPod touch is the GSM/CDMA antenna and I guess more battery to support the antenna. Yet the iPhone ...
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Camera failure in iPod touch after 5.1.1 update

What could be the problem if the Camera was failed to open in my iPod? Since updating the OS of the touch to iOS v 5.1.1, I have specific problems in front camera: the shutter will freeze and when ...
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How can I change the cellular DNS server on iOS?

Is there a way to set a global DNS server that will be used for all connections (both Wi-Fi + cellular data)? If there isn't a uniform manner to specify DNS, can I just change the DNS used by the ...
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Why does the Mobile Safari Browser on iOS not allow file uploads?

As already known, it's not possible for iOS users to select image files to upload from Safari on iPhone, because the browse button to display the "select file"- dialog is disabled. It works fine on ...
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Bluetooth controls from Notification Center on iPad

I find myself spending a lot of time moving through the menus to re-connect my iPad to my iPhone to tether the network. It would be great to be able to perform this task (or at least speed it up) ...
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Any Way to Remotely Control (or at Least View) an iPad without Jailbreaking?

There must be thousands of people in the same situation as me, so I find it hard to believe there isn't a solution. But I've looked all over and have come up dry. My elderly Dad got an iPad and is ...
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can I get the “date” of a photo with iPhoto on iOS?

I would like to know what date some of the photos on my iPhone were taken. Does iPhoto for iOS let me do that?
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How do I remove drafts from the iOS Notification Center?

When I pull down the Notification center on either my iPad or iPhone, it displays 5 emails (I have it set to that), but they are not the unread emails at the top of my inbox. They all appear to be ...
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How can I use iPhone GPS and share it with an OS X application to get live position on Mac?

How can I use iPhone GPS and share it with an OS X application to get live position on Mac? Note: I am looking for a way of seeing current location, live, in Google Earth, Google maps or something ...
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Remove Jailbreak and restore to factory settings without iTunes

A friend has an iPhone and they need to wipe it and remove the jailbreak on it. They don't need a backup. The problem is they don't have access to a computer with iTunes on it to do this. Can this ...
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Where can I find an explained list of emoji (emoticons) used in iOS?

Where can I find an explained list of emoji (emoticons) used in iOS for use on Mac OS X? Some of them are not quite clear and I would like to see their base meaning (I know that you are free to use ...
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why is my ipod stilll using so much of the “other” catergory after it was restored?

The keyboard on my iPod malfunctioned, and I couldn't get onto it. I then backed it up and restored it. After it was restored, I tried to put my previous files back on it, but only got my pictures and ...
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History of downloaded iBookstore samples?

For some reason—presumably a sync by my iPhone that overwrote my iPad’s more recently downloaded library—the majority of my iBooks were deleted. The books I purchased can easily be restored, but I ...
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Can i download the new iOS without computer internet connection?

My super old desktop is currently having problems connecting to the Internet. Is there a way that I can update my iPhone to the new operating system without my computer connecting to the internet? ...
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How does the Facebook Camera App know who I am the first time I go into it?

If you have the Facebook App on your iOS device, and you download the Facebook Camera App, the first time you go into Facebook Camera, you get: Continue as David W. (or whatever you're name is) In ...
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FaceTime - How to direct communication to specific devices?

I have an iPhone and a MacBook. My wife the same. Is it possible (and how) to specify which devices should be called? For example, when one of us travels, we want to be contacted on the phone, from ...
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Make the Stock Widget display percentage change

Is there a way to make the Stock Widget in iOS's Notification Center to display percentage change instead of price change? Any Cydia tweak? In the Stocks.app you can switch between those and market ...
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PDF rendering bug in OS X and iOS

I received a PDF by e-mail which is unreadable on my Mac (Lion 10.7.3) and on my iPhone (iOS 5.1.1) but the same PDF renders perfectly on Windows. If I use Chrome on my Mac, (which has its own built ...
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iPhone - Where is the brightness/backlight level setting in the file system?

I have an iPhone that was dropped in water. Once the backlight level goes below a certain point, the screen is completely black/useless. I need to go in iFile or some other file system browsing ...
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Is there an app on Cydia that will let me turn off dock audio?

I have an iPhone 4 with some slight water damage. The only issue is that when I am listening on headphones, occasionally it thinks that it is docked (which silences the headphones), then half a ...
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Can I start a new conversation with the same number or Apple ID in Messages?

Sometimes my conversations get long and unwieldy over time, but being so sentimental I'd like to keep them around on my devices (and not just leave them in iTunes backups that I might not be able to ...
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Change the order of email accounts in iOS

I'm curious if there is a way to re-order email accounts in Mail on iOS without re-setting all the accounts up (I haven't tested re-creating all the accounts). I know someone that has a ton of email ...
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Setting the default calendar in iOS?

In the calendar app (iCal?) in iOS, is it possible to set a default calendar? Every time I go to add a scheduled event when I am at work, it picks the wrong calendar to add it to, and if I could just ...