CHAPTER 3iOS

The iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and iPad mini are among the most interesting and useful new devices to be introduced into the market in recent years. The styling and functionality of the devices make them a “must have” for many people when on the go. For just these reasons, the adoption of the iPhone and related devices over the last few years has risen to more than 500 million units sold as of early 2013. This has been great news for Apple and users alike. With the ability to purchase apps, music, and other media easily, and to browse the Web from a full-featured version of the Safari web browser, people have simply been able to get more done with less.

From a technical perspective, the iPhone has also become a point of interest for ...

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