- Infinity Operating System is
- windows for the TI-83
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Infinity OS, or just iOS, is intended to be the best
looking and most useful graphical user interface for the
TI-83. iOS is currently just an operating system that does
not support any existing TI-83 applications. Supporting
existing apps is not an easy task, because iOS is designed
to run apps in windows. Most applications run on the TI-83
home screen only.
Take a look at the screen shots below, and
let me know what you
think. The screen shots come from the latest version of
iOS, Beta 9.0.
Author of iOS
- About iOS dialog
- The about dialog shows version, copyright,
and memory information. The progress bar shows how much
RAM is being used at any given time by iOS.
- Settings window
- iOS lets you enable or disable the
timed-shutdown feature that a TI-83 already has.
Currently, the power manager can only be on or off within
iOS; when it is on, the TI-83 shuts down in three to four
minutes if idle. (The shutdown time may vary depending
upon battery power available.)
- Open dialog
- The open dialog has been recently rewritten.
Currently, iOS supports a limited number of apps that are
written for it. This is a challenge. It would be nice if
any app would run from iOS, but this would require the
user to edit a settings file (in the form of a TI-83
- The desktop looks just about like a computer.
There is a menu bar on top and a mouse. The menus work
just like computer menus. Clicking the close box to the
right will exit iOS. The menus contain the following
- File: Open...
- Edit: Settings...
- Special: Quit iOS and Shut Down
- Help: About iOS...