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was once upon a time called iPhone OS, or "operating system", which is the software that provides all the basic device functionality and is the interface between the hardware and applications. iOS was introduced with the iPhone on January 9 2007, and it was originally not intended to be programmable by third parties. Steve Jobs had envisioned that developers could create Web Apps that would run in the browser. This changed less than one year after when the iPhone SDK (software development kit) was introduced in October 2007. Today, hundreds of thousands of apps have been created for this platform. iPhone OS became iOS on June 2010. Interestingly, both iPhone and iOS were former trademarks of Cisco, that Apple now uses under a license.

iOS 11 Installed On 10% Of iOS Devices 24 Hours After Its Release

09/20/2017, Apple’s iOS 11 was released the other day and as expected, it seems that it did not take iOS users long to update their devices because according to a report from Mixpanel (via MacRumors), iOS 11 has since been installed on 10% of iOS devices after the...

Apple Working On Fix For Outlook.com & Exchange Emails On iOS 11

09/20/2017, We have stated in the past that with every new software release there are bound to be problems that are usually only discovered after being released to the masses. It looks like for the recently-released iOS 11, some issues have already been discovered...

Apple Increases Cellular Download Limit For App Store To 150MB

09/19/2017, It is usually recommended that users should download apps while connected to WiFi because some apps can be quite big in size, meaning that this could easily eat into a user’s data allowance. However sometimes downloading while on the go is necessary, so...

IKEA’s Augmented Reality iOS App Now Available For Download

09/19/2017, When Apple announced ARKit at WWDC earlier this year, they also revealed that IKEA was one of their partners that would be taking advantage of the feature by launching an augmented reality app. Now that iOS 11 is released, those who are interested in...

Google iOS App Will Now Recommend Related Articles

09/19/2017, The Google app for iOS has received a new feature today. The feature is going to recommend them articles that are relevant to the one they’re reading. This will keep users in the app for a longer period of time. The recommended articles will be...

iOS 11 Update Now Available For iPhones And iPads

09/19/2017, About a week ago Apple confirmed that the iOS 11 update would be released on the 19th of September, and sure enough it has. For those who own compatible iOS devices, you will be pleased to learn that the update will be available for download today, so you...

Apple’s iPhone X Could Ship With A Newer Build Of iOS 11

09/15/2017, Whenever Apple launches a new iPhones, it’s pretty much a guarantee that the new iPhone will be shipped with the latest build of iOS. In the case of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, they are expected to ship with iOS 11 which is expected to be released on the...

Apple Looking To Hire Siri Engineer With Psychology Background

09/15/2017, Voice assistant software at this point in time have certainly come a long way from when they were first introduced, but at the same time we wouldn’t exactly call it perfect. For the most part it does what it is supposed to do, but what if voice...

Latest iTunes Update Removes The App Store, Focuses On Music

09/14/2017, iTunes has typically been Apple’s go-to store for pretty much everything. If you wanted movies, music, podcasts, apps, sync your iOS device, and so on, iTunes was the answer. The one-stop-shop model was convenient, we’ll admit, but if there was one...

iOS 11 Hints At How Apple Will Prevent OLED Burn-In For iPhone X

09/11/2017, If there is one drawback to OLED screens is that they are prone to burn-ins, which is basically when an image is displayed on the phone for too long, in which a “ghost” of the image can physically be burnt into the screen. This is an issue for a lot...