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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.

WhatsApp Voice Calling For iOS Coming In The Next Few Weeks

03/27/2015, Android users of WhatsApp have had access to the voice calling feature for a few weeks now and it wasn’t too long ago that it was hinted that the iOS version could be coming soon. For iOS users who are looking forward to that feature, you wait could...

More On iOS 8.2 Jailbreak

03/24/2015, It has been some time since Apple rolled out iOS 8.2 (which in reality, is actually iOS 8.1.3), and you can bet your bottom dollar that one of the frequently asked questions concerning iOS 8.2 would be this – is it actually possible to jailbreak iOS...

Twitter Testing Autoplaying Videos On iOS Devices

03/23/2015, Could autoplaying a video result in the user actually watching it? That’s the question Twitter is trying to answer as the company has recently begun testing the autoplaying of videos in its feed for users on iOS devices. This was confirmed by a Twitter...

Prime Stations Now Available On Prime Music For iOS

03/23/2015, Amazon Prime Music might not meet the needs of serious music lovers who want a proper music streaming service. One can’t quite expect it to hold its own against Spotify. Nevertheless its a good feature to have when you’re paying $99 per annum...

Layout From Instagram Creates Beautiful Photo Collages

03/23/2015, Instagram was already quite popular before Facebook acquired it. The photo sharing service’s popularity has been steadily growing and now it does much more than just let users slap a filter on their pictures. Instagram recently launched a...

Outrageously Expensive iOS Apps Cost As Much As $1,000

03/22/2015, Have you ever wondered what the most expensive app for iOS might cost? The App Store is home to countless apps and games most of which cost under $9.99. Some might consider paying ten bucks for an app outrageous but wait till you get a look at this list....

Google Maps For iOS Gains Full Screen Support, Improved Voice Search

03/19/2015, If you’re an avid user of Google Maps and wished that the app had full screen support on your iOS device, you will be pleased to learn that in the latest update for iOS, Google Maps has gaine full screen support amongst other features and improvements....

iOS Compatibility Hinted At In Android Wear Code

03/18/2015, It has been speculated that Android Wear could soon support iOS devices. In fact it was just recently that a developer managed to get his iPhone working with his Android Wear device, but is Google really thinking about supporting iOS? Won’t the Android...

Developer Gets Phone Calls Working From iPhone On Android Wear

03/17/2015, Android Wear, Google’s platform for wearable devices, does not support iOS. Google hasn’t said that it will never support the rival OS, recent reports suggest that work on bringing support for Android Wear devices to iOS might already be...

Screenshots Show WhatsApp Voice Calls Could Be Headed For iOS Soon

03/15/2015, As some of you might have heard, WhatsApp’s voice calling feature is said to be slowly rolling out to Android users, but what about iOS users? Are iOS users in for a long wait? Perhaps not, thanks to a handful of screenshots which shows that the feature...

Rolling Back To Previous iOS Versions Could Soon Be Possible

03/15/2015, When it comes to jailbreaking your iOS device, it’s usually a good idea to save your SHSH blobs which basically lets you “save” that current version of iOS you are running in case you decide to do away with the jailbreak, or if after upgrading to a...

Microsoft To Bring Cortana Onto iOS And Android Devices

03/13/2015, One of the ways companies such as Apple, Google, and Microsoft have managed to differentiate themselves from one another is through their voice assistant software. Apple has Siri, Google has Google Now, and Microsoft has Cortana. It is understandable that...

iOS 8.2 Ought To Begin Seeding Next Week

03/06/2015, While iOS 8.2 has been in the pipeline for quite some time already, there has been no sight of it just yet. Well, in February it was reported that a beta 5 version of the software will be rolled out to developers on March 9, which is the official release...