Can share location with an individual or group for one hour, until the end of the day or indefinitely until you choose to stop. A list of everyone participating in a message thread is listed with buttons to call, FaceTime and view their full contact card. Apps now show supported languages and if the app is Family Sharing compatible. Patches 41 security exploits, including those used by the Evasi0n 7 jailbreak. This firmware, along with 7.1.1 and 7.1.2 can be jailbroken via the Pangu jailbreak. Notification Center now displays “No Notifications” and “No Missed Notifications” for the “All” and “Missed” sections respectively when there are no notifications.


Quickly skip to prior or next track by swiping left or right on album art when in the Now Playing screen in the Music app. Tapping and holding the back or forward buttons in Safari will show recently visited website history. New “Message” option to use iMessage using an email ID, in Settings .

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IOS offers Passbook, an app that collects in one place tickets, reward cards, and credit/debit cards. Android uses Google Wallet, an app that allows for mobile payments. Some Android phones are equipped with an NFC chip (near-field communication) that is used for making wireless payments simply by tapping the phone at the checkout counter.

  • This update features several bug fixes, as well as the ability to play back and edit 10-bit HDR video in the Photos app on the iPhone 8 or later.
  • Improves voice recognition for Australian users using dictation.
  • On November 22, 2016, a five-second video file originally named “IMG_0942.MP4” started crashing iOS on an increasing count of devices, forcing users to reboot.

On developing devices, the kernel is always stored as a statically linked cache stored in /System/Library/Caches/ which is unpacked and executed at boot. Task completion allows apps to continue a certain task after the app has been suspended. As of iOS 4.0, apps can request up to ten minutes to complete a task in the background. This doesn’t extend to background uploads and downloads though (e.g. if a user starts a download in one application, it won’t finish if they switch away from the application). Applications for iOS are mostly built using components of UIKit, a programming framework. It allows applications to have a consistent look and feel with the OS, nevertheless offering customization.

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There are other alternative software that can also dump raw XML data. Originally released as an app for iOS in February 2010, it was acquired by Apple two months later, and then integrated into iPhone 4S at its release in October 2011. At that time, the separate app was also removed from the iOS App Store. Multitasking for iOS was first released in June 2010 along with the release of iOS 4. Only certain devices—iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and iPod Touch 3rd generation—were able to multitask. The iPad did not get multitasking until iOS 4.2.1 in that November.

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