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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.

Google Drive Updates Android And iOS Apps

12/17/2014, We have heard of some improvements made to Google Drive not too long ago, where Gmail for Web has been updated to deliver better Google Drive attachment support, and the OK Google command too, will be making its way to the Google Drive app. While we do...

iOS 8.1.3 Reportedly In The Works

12/16/2014, About a week ago, Apple released iOS 8.1.2 to its iOS users, and now according to reports it looks like iOS 8.1.3 is already in the works. This is based on website hits which have recently recorded several devices running on iOS 8.1.3, and presumably...

Kindle For iOS Updated

12/15/2014, If you are a voracious e-book reader, then might I suggest downloading and installing the latest version of Kindle for iOS? In this latest app update, you will be privy to a bunch of new features that ought to up the ante in your e-book reading...

Updated MSN Apps Land On iOS And Android

12/11/2014, Earlier this year there were rumors that Microsoft is going to rebrand several of its products, such as a rebrand of Windows Phone to simply Windows, and the branding of Nokia Lumia devices to Microsoft Lumia. This September we saw the company refresh...

HERE Maps For iOS Coming Next Year

12/10/2014, Even though the two most popular mobile platforms, iOS and Android, provide users with their own mapping services many believe that the Nokia HERE mapping service is actually a pretty good alternative. HERE landed on Android earlier this year first as a...

BBM Beta Get iOS-Friendly Theme In Latest Build

12/07/2014, BBM is a perfectly fine app, but for some reason when you use it on Android or iOS devices, it almost feels like you have been transported into the world of BlackBerry 10. We guess this is to be expected since BBM is by BlackBerry and we guess the company...

Tomb Raider 2 Arrives On iOS Devices

12/04/2014, Tomb Raider 2 was released in 1997 meaning that it was about 17 years ago that the game was released. Well if you enjoyed the game and want to relive the experience on your mobile device, you’re in luck because it looks like Square Enix has decided to...

Mozilla Reportedly Considering Firefox For iOS

12/02/2014, For Firefox users who are wondering if the browser is available for iOS devices, a quick search will pull up this answer from Mozilla: “Apple’s restrictions prevent us from bringing the current version of Firefox to iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod...

Google Risks Losing Spot As Default Search Engine On Safari

11/25/2014, A deal signed back in 2007 made Google the default search engine on iOS devices, and the latest extension of that deal is going to expire next year. This means that there’s a chance Google might end up losing this coveted spot in the Safari browser...

iTunes App Store No Longer Listing Freemium Apps As “Free”

11/19/2014, Freemium apps have gotten a lot of flack in the past for being misleading. This has led parents to believe that these so-called free apps won’t cost them anything, only to find out that their kid has racked up thousands of dollars in in-app purchases....

Beats Music Will Reportedly Be Bundled In iOS From Next Year

11/19/2014, Recently there were rumors that Apple is going to kill the Beats Music streaming service, but if a new report is to be believed, perhaps the company is going to take a completely opposite step. Apple is reportedly going to bundle Beats Music into iOS...