Operating System for Iphone

This is about the Apple Operating System on the iPhone

The iOS operating system for Apple phones is the "foundation of the iPhone", with its "easy to use interface" and core stability. Its any wonder Apple keeps the phone and its features updated and advanced functions, to compete with over rivals.

The iPhone being touch screen means everything is controlled by the "tap, drag, swipe, pinch, flick, or twist of your fingers" on the "Multi Touch interface". Even though i might sound complicated, its fun and lets the user be in control. The New iPhone 4 which has a camera situated on the front of the handset allows "Facetime". Facetime, which is run by the system, intertwines "Hardware and Software" which allows you to video call friends and family (http://www.apple.com/iphone/ios4/). If your a gamer, iOS has brought a specific "Game Center App”. This app allows you play games with friends, groups of people who are on the same level gaming as you, or just unknown gamers, the app lets you compare games and "get matched up" (http://www.apple.com/iphone/ios4/)

Focusing on apps there are over "300,00 apps" conversing a wide variety. There are thousands of apps, which can be downloaded to each Apple iPhone. Although what’s the point in having so many when you can't use them all? Well now the iOS has brought a new conventional way of "multitasking". Now the system includes third-party apps you are able to shift from one to the other without decelerating the "performance or draining the battery".

iOS is originally based on one of the main operating systems Mac OS X , so its obvious the iOS had to be specifically created to fit the requirements for a Apple handset. There was allot to think about and combining Hardware and Software, which works "together seamlessly and intelligently" (http://www.apple.com/iphone/ios4/). This additions lets you get the most out of the apps and features of the handset, such as;” Retina display, the Multi-Touch interface, the accelerometer, the three-axis gyro, GPS, accelerated graphics, and more" (http://www.apple.com/iphone/ios4/).


Safe and secure design.
iOS 4 is extremely secure from the moment the phone is activated. All Applications are "run in a safe environment" which means a "website or app cant access data from other apps". The System iOS maintains an "encrypted network communication" which helps to protect individual’s private information.

Ready for business.
Businesses all over the world are becoming users of the iPhone due to its high level security. IOS 4 " works with Microsoft Exchange and standards-based servers to deliver over-the-air push email, calendar, and contacts"
The system protects data by "encrypting information" in three significant areas :" transmission, at rest on the device, and when backed up to
iTunes" (http://www.apple.com/iphone/ios4/).

Accessible by everyone.
The iOS system thinks about every fine detail when creating their systems.
The phone has a large range of different unique features; " to help people with disabilities" also experience what such new technology can bring.
There is a "Voiceover which is "Screen-reading technology" which enables users who are "blind or have low vision" to hear descriptions

Works all over the world.
iPhone and its system iOS are created and can be used all around the world. The setting on the handset can be changed easily and "localized into over 30 languages". The themes can also be changed to fit to specific languages; "including diacritic marks on characters, handwritten input for Chinese, and contextual character options for Japanese. In addition, the built-in dictionaries support 50 languages and dialects, Voiceover reads screens in 33 languages, and Voice Control understands 24 languages"(http://www.apple.com/iphone/ios4/).

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