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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.

Instagram Confirms Multiple Account Switching On iOS Being Tested

02/05/2016, While there were unofficial reports going on concerning multiple account switching on Instagram being tested out on the iOS platform, the folks over at Instagram have not stepped forward to confirm or deny such a thing – not at least until now. It...

Apple Could Release More Cross-Platform Apps In The Future

02/04/2016, While companies like Google and Microsoft have no problem with releasing apps on other platforms, sometimes even before their own, Apple has so far been pretty closed off and have kept their apps exclusive to the iOS platform. However that could soon...

Instagram Reportedly Testing Multiple Account Switching

02/04/2016, It is possible that there are some of you guys out there with multiple Instagram accounts. Some of you guys might have one that’s completely private for you and your friends and family, and maybe one for the public. Or maybe you have one for your...

Google App Update Uses 3D Touch To Generate Trivia

02/02/2016, Apple’s 3D Touch on the iPhones is useful for shortcuts. For the most part a lot of these shortcuts are functional, but recently it seems that Google has come up with a rather novel way of using the feature. In a recent update to its Google search app...

How To Clear iPhone & iPad Browser History

02/01/2016, Clearing browser history on computers is an activity that we’re sure many of us are already familiar with. However since phones are such personal devices that are rarely ever shared, there is almost no need to clear the browsing history on your phone....

Lonely Planet Releases Free Guides For Mobile

01/29/2016, So you’re thinking about visiting a new country? It can be a scary and overwhelming experience as you might not know where to go or what to do. However the good news is that if you’d rather rely on a curated list of places to see, eat at, and shop at,...

Final Fantasy IX Gameplay Video For Mobile Released

01/28/2016, Earlier this year the folks at Square Enix confirmed that Final Fantasy IX (Final Fantasy 9) will be released on the PC and mobile devices, which to be honest shouldn’t really be that much of a surprise especially when you consider that the company has...

Chrome 48 For iOS Is Faster And More Stable

01/27/2016, While Chrome might be the default browser on the desktop for many, when it comes to iOS devices, some users might choose to use Safari simply because Apple’s default browser for iOS is noticeably faster and more stable than the Chrome app for mobile....

Google Brings Commenting To Its Mobile Office Suite

01/27/2016, Google’s mobile office suite is great for viewing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations on the go. Creating and editing, we reckon there’s still some work to be done, but overall it’s pretty good if you’re just after some simple stuff....

Safari On iOS And OS X Seem To Be Crashing Today

01/27/2016, It seems that for some strange reason, iOS and OS X users are reporting that today, their Safari app on either platform seems to be crashing out of the blue. For iOS users, some report that just by tapping the URL bar in the app will cause it to crash,...

People Are Beatboxing Along With Siri

01/26/2016, A couple of weeks ago, we reported that there was a rather fun feature of Siri in which if you asked Siri to beatbox, it would do so (even if it was very elementary). Now it seems that it has been discovered that if you were to ask Siri certain questions,...

Apple News Could Get Subscription-Only Content [Rumor]

01/26/2016, When Apple News was announced, one of its features was that it could be displayed in Spotlight, which kind of makes it resemble Google Now’s cards on Android. Unfortunately it seems that Apple News isn’t making that much traction, but a report from...

Microsoft Garage Launches News Pro App For iOS Devices

01/26/2016, With iOS 9, Apple introduced a new feature in the form of News. This feature is meant to compete with the likes of other news services like Flipboard, although it seems that to date there doesn’t seem to be a lot of traction with regards to the feature....