Updating os on ipod touch
These mobile apps have collectively been downloaded more than 130 billion times.The i OS user interface is based upon direct manipulation, using multi-touch gestures.Forstall was also responsible for creating a software development kit for programmers to build i Phone apps, as well as an App Store within i Tunes.
It is the second most popular mobile operating system globally after Android.
However, in September 2009, a change in accounting rules won tentative approval, significantly affecting both Apple's earnings and stock price, and allowing i Pod Touch updates to be delivered for free.
The home screen, rendered by Spring Board, displays application icons and a dock at the bottom where users can pin their most frequently used apps.
With i OS 7, Apple announced that they would change the system font to Helvetica Neue Light, a decision that sparked criticism for inappropriate usage of a light, thin typeface for low-resolution mobile screens. i OS 4 introduced folders, which can be created by dragging an application on top of another, and from then on, more items can be added to the folder using the same procedure.
A title for the folder is automatically selected by the category of applications inside, but the name can also be edited by the user.