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Apple's operating system crafted specifically for mobile devices.

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iPhone data usage broken down by app

My iPhone 4 data usage suddenly spiked. From using 30-40% of my monthly allowance in the average month (3-400Mb out of a allowed 1Gb), recently I used 175% (1.75Gb) in a single day. I have to assume ...
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Do iOS apps crash regularly? Is this normal?

I've been having some trouble with one of the third-party apps on my iPod Touch 4gen, and realized that a lot of apps I use (which isn't many) have been spontaneously exiting, recently. Safari and ...
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Does iOS 4.2 change the voltage on the camera kit USB?

I want to use my happy hacking keyboard with ipad. I just read an aritlce about changes on ios 4.2. One of changes I noticed was that voltage changes for camera kit on ios 4.2. I also read that USB ...
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Is there a way to access the TOR network on iOS devices?

What are my options for using TOR on an iPod Touch, either using something similar to the VPN settings, or through dedicated apps for browsing/email/RSS ?
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Screen Rotation Lock now turns off iPad speaker

After upgrading the iPad to 4.2.1 the screen rotation lock button no longer has any effect on the screen rotation. Instead it turns off the speaker. I've looked in settings but I don't seem to find ...
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Can you install two versions of an app on the same iOS device?

Is it possible to install two versions of an app on the same iPhone and, if so, how? The scenario would be that you have purchased an app, and a recent update has changed some of the features--not ...
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Why are my updating iPhone apps “waiting…” forever?

I've got an iPhone 4, not quite sure which version of iOS, but I keep current. Recently, I got an update for one of the apps, started it, and then for some reason it got stuck on "Waiting..." ...
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Where on my Mac are my iPod Touch photos stored?

I took some photos on my iPod Touch, and I want to use them on my Mac. I've synced the devices, but I don't know where the photos are. I looked in iTunes (since it seems to want to manage everything ...
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Where can I download old iOS versions from Apple?

I need to test my app with older version of iOS and can't find exactly where to download them from Apple. Anybody know the adress?
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Where's iOS 4.2 image file?

On Apple Developers portal, under downloads I get this: Where are the iPhone 3G / 4 / iPad versions of the OS? As I had beta 2 on my iPad (I'm have a iOS developer account), and I want to update to ...
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Always show photos full-screen on iOS?

In the Photos app on my iPod Touch, when I'm scrolling through photos, it always makes "up" = the orientation of the device, even if that doesn't match the orientation of the photo. So half the time, ...
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Can I use a PC/Mac keyboard as a Bluetooth keyboard for iPhone?

I'm wondering about the feasibility of using my iMac's built-in bluetooth as a source for keyboard input to my iphone. There are times I want to type longer messages in my iphone, i keep a bluetooth ...
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iPhone Jailbreaking and Unlocking [closed]

What exactly does jailbreaking and unlocking doing to an iPhone? I'm aware that hackers are using baseband crashes for unlocking, but how are they exploiting these crashes? Even if they inject their ...
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Is there a barcode app that works on pictures instead of needing to be connected to wifi for it to work?

I've got a couple of barcode apps, but they all require that you have the item, the camera, and the internet connection at the same place. Are there any barcode apps where you can take a picture of ...
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How can I view the full name of drop down items on iOS?

For a dropdown list on a website, iOS shows only the first few characters and then ellipses for items with a long name. Is it possible to somehow see the full text of each item?
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Black background on iPhone 4?

While I initially liked the ability to set custom backgrounds on my iPhone 4, I've come to find that I'm starting to miss the simple black background I had on my iPhone 3G. How can I set my background ...
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How do I “copy image address” in iOS?

On desktops, when web browsing you typically right click on an image and choose an item from a contextual menu to display/copy the image URL. In iOS, when you tap and hold down an image, an action ...
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After update (to 4.2) iOS says I have 723 songs, but iPod.app says “No Content”

I have just updated to 4.2, and the space for my music is still taken according to iTunes, and the device "About" screen says I have 723 songs, but I cannot see it in the iPod app. I assume that ...
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AirPlay for 3rd Party apps

The experience I see thus far for AirPlay with 3rd party apps, on both iPhone and iPad, is that only the audio is output to the AppleTV but not the video. This is great for Pandora but not so good for ...
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What has changed in iOS 4.2?

iOS 4.2 has just been released, and I am wondering what exactly has changed? Can I assume that the changes are different for the iPhone, iPod, and iPad?
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iOS 4.2 - What's there for the iPhone 3GS?

I have looked at iOS 4.2 wrap-ups and all I can see are features for iPad. Besides AirPrint (which does not work with my printer), is there anything for the iPhone 3GS there?
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whats the volume slider in the multitasking bar for?

I have just upgraded to iOS 4.2.1 and I don't have an Apple TV so there's no Airplay button, however I still have a volume slider in the multitasking bar? What volume does that change, and whats the ...
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Does iOS 4.2 improve performance on the iPhone 3G?

I've "inherited" an iPhone 3G from a friend who upgraded to iPhone 4. He had complined about the slowness of iOS 4. Although I personally have no problems with it, I was wondering if iOS 4.2 offers ...
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Does upgrading iOS change my IMEI?

Does upgrading iOS change my IMEI? I was told not by AT&T not to remove my SIM card or certain restrictions that they had placed on the iPhone, at my request, would be lifted. I want to know if ...
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Is iOS 4.2 faster than 4.1 (iPod Touch)?

I've read that iOS 4.2 is faster on the iPhone 3G -- they're making a big deal out of this. Is this performance improvement limited to the 3G? I have an iPod Touch 4gen and I'm wondering if I'll see ...
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Pages for iOS won't let me insert or replace pictures (images)

When i click on the "insert stuff" button, the window pops up with the tabs that let me pick pictures, shapes, tables, etc. If I select a table, shape, or anything but a picture, I can pick a ...
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Does the iPhone support the camera connection kit in 4.2?

I know that the camera connection kit accessory has so far only worked on the iPad. I assume that this is the case because the iPad was running a special version of iOS 3, but seeing as iOS 4.2 is now ...
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iOS apps take up more space than advertised?

I would like to download "RAGE HD" which the App Store says is "643 MB", but after clicking "BUY NOW" there is a message: There is not enough space to download "RAGE HD". Please delete some photos ...
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Is it possible to upload files to a website from Safari on iPhone?

I'm trying to upload a photo from my iPhone 4 to a website. However, the browse button to display the select file dialog is disabled. Normally this works fine on my Windows PC. Should I be able to ...
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How can I remove iOS 4.2 from an iPad?

I need to remove iOS 4.2 beta from an iPad which I added using iTunes and the option+click Restore button feature. When I click "Restore" in iTunes I get an error (image attached). I have the iOS ...
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Can iOS 4 connect automatically to a closed network with a hidden SSID?

Problem: (stressing the "automatically" in the question title). I add the hidden network by selecting "other" and entering the SSID. There is no security right now in order to simplify ...
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In iOS 4.2, how do you search within a web page in Safari?

I already have it installed (the gold master), but I can't for the life of me figure out how to search a page.
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Simple way to see a list of installed iOS apps with their storage space size?

The storage on my iPhone is nearly full. Most of the space is used by apps. I'd like to see which apps consume the most space on my device. Is there a way to get a list of the apps with their ...
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How do I invert the colors on my iPhone?

As a prank someone has inverted the colors on my iPhone. Black is white, blue is orange, etc. How do I get my phone back to normal?
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How does the volume control work on my iPod touch? [closed]

OK, I'm going to sound like an idiot for asking this, but... How's the volume control work on an iPod Touch (iOS 4)? I always seem to surprise myself when I discover that the volume is up when I ...
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Capturing video on iOS device?

How can I capture a video on an iOS device or the iOS emulator? I saw some product pages that are using videos demonstrating that how their apps to be used. The video is also showing the touch and ...
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What devices can receive an iOS AirPlay audio stream?

In addition to printing, the other feature in iOS 4.2 that I'd been looking forward to was AirPlay. My understanding from the keynote when it was introduced was that it allowed iOS to stream audio to ...
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My iPhone 4 only shows 256 MB of RAM?

I just received my iPhone 4 and Activity Monitor Touch and SYSTEM lite only show 247 MB of hardware memory. But the iPhone 4 is supposed to have 512 MB (of which 503 MB are actually available). I ...
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What are the specific restrictions on downgrading an iPod Touch to previous iOS versions?

We want to test our iOS app on a few devices (iPhone 3G and 4 - or equivalent iPod Touch), but we also need to ensure it will run on the major releases of iOS, maybe 3.0.x, 3.1.x, 4.0.x, etc - I'm a ...
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iPod touch stuck on restore screen

My iPod touch (2G 32GB iOS 4.1) is stuck on this screen (image from the iPhone restore assistant page). I guess that means that I need to sync with iTunes, but unfortunately when I try I get There's ...
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Offline furigana for iOS

Is there any software to compute and display furigana completely offline? It doesn't have to be integrated with any existing app. A new standalone app I type into is fine.
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iPhone - “Edit User Dictionary” is missing

Initially I had 5 keyboards English Spanish Emoji Japanese (Ten Key) Japanese (Romaji) I added a couple words to my User Dictionary. Later I realized that I do not use the two Japanese ones very ...
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Can I print to an Airport-shared printer from Linux? from iOS?

I'm considering buying an Airport Express for wifi in my house. I'll plug my printer into the USB port, so I can print from my Mac over wifi. Two related questions: Will I be able to print from my ...
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Is it possible to upgrade iOS without connecting the device to a computer?

Is it possible to upgrade the iOS version and apps on an iPhone without connecting it to a computer and going through iTunes?
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iPhone 4 - photos are chopped off on the side

I have been using my iPhone 4 to take photos on my holiday, and have been noticing that approximately 10% of the photos I have taken are chopped a bit shorter. I have only noticed it happening on ...
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Dvorak on iOS 4.x? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dvorak on iPad? I want to use the Dvorak layout on my iPhone's keyboard. I've seen that there is an iKeyEx app in Cydia which offers this, but only for iOS 3.x, not iOS 4.x. ...
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Does the iPod Touch calendar support every other day scheduling?

Does the iPod Touch calendar support every other day scheduling?
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Is there any way to check the availability of iOS app names? [closed]

Is there any way to check the availability of iOS app names?
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Why doesn't iOS 4 have any apps to match Locale on Android?

Locale seems to be one of the coolest apps on the Android devices. Lets you reconfigure multiple aspects of your phone depending on location. I for example would like to change my default calendar ...
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What would it take to make an iPad support multiple user accounts?

As a mobile computer, the iPad is very personal, but it also begs to be shared. And that's a problem. I don't want my friends to be able to check my emails or delete my high score when they play with ...