iOS 7

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Everything you need to know about iOS 7 - Apple’s next generation mobile operating system for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Apple TV.

Apple introduced iOS 7 – its new mobile operating system during the WWDC 2013 Keynote on June 10. It features an all-new user interface and includes new features such as the Control Center, improved Notification Center, true multitasking, all-new Camera app with filters, new Photos app, AirDrop, iTunes Radio and lots more.

New Features and Improvements in iOS 7

Compatibility

The following devices are compatible with iOS 7:

  • iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4
  • iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini
  • iPod touch 5G

Here’s the list of features that won’t be available on older iOS devices

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