Apple’s iPhone smartphones and iPad tablets have revolutionized the way people communicate and handle their everyday computing needs while on the go. These devices have also altered our perceptions of the capabilities of smartphones and tablets.

In just over five years, hundreds of millions of people from around the world have incorporated an Apple iOS mobile device into their lives. With each new iPhone or iPad model and each revision of the iOS operating system, these mobile devices become more powerful and introduce us to new features and functionality that seem as if they have been lifted directly from the pages of science fiction novels.

Released on September 17, 2013, iOS 7 has been redesigned from the ground up. It offers ...

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