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==History of Failed iOS Emulation Attempts==
Many of the currently available '''"simulators"''' only try recreating popular iOS apps (like browsers) in a PC application with no real emulation involved. Some notable scams in such fashion are called '''iPadian''' or variations on the name, and are often '''malware'''.
* A project to emulate various smartphones (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Apple TV 2G) called '''iEmu''', started in 2011 but got mysteriously abandoned two years later before anything usable surfaced. All pages related to the project were removed. It's speculated Apple had a hand in this.
* Nowadays, a
[[Emulator scams|malicious APK ]] file going by the '''iEmu''' moniker is also being circulated on blogs run by script kiddies claiming to offer a way to run iOS apps on Android. More often than not they're uploaded with the intention of generating revenue from impressionable users (through pay-per-click URL shorteners) who fall easily for those types of scams.
* There has been recently a project to provide a runtime for iOS apps to run on '''Android''' called [http://systems.cs.columbia.edu/projects/cycada/ '''Cycada'''] (formerly known as '''Cider'''), but not much progress has been made as of recently, and the original author was accused by some of being a sellout for leaving the project to work as a kernel programmer for Apple.
* There was also a project based on [[QEMU]] that usually went around by the name QEMU-s5l89xx (based on the part number of the original iPhone), or iVM. The last known commits to this project were in 2013, and it is unclear if this project will ever come to fruition.