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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.

Super Mario Run Demo Playable At Apple’s Retail Stores

12/08/2016, Super Mario Run will be officially arriving for iOS devices come 15th of December. While this is not Nintendo’s first mobile effort, it is the first time that we’re seeing one of Nintendo’s most iconic characters and franchises make its way onto...

Sony To Release At Least 6 Mobile Games In 2017

12/07/2016, There was at some point in time where Sony thought that combining features of the PSP and a mobile phone was a good idea. This resulted in a device called the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play in which there were certain games that were exclusive to it. However...

Upcoming iOS Update Will Help Address iPhone 6s Battery Issues

12/06/2016, As you might have heard, Apple has launched an iPhone 6s battery replacement program due to reports of the iPhone 6s shutting down at random. It was made out to be an issue that does not affect many users, but it turns out that the growing number of...

Developers Unhappy Over Apple’s App Store Refund Policy

12/05/2016, Ever download an app and find out that it’s not what you thought it was, or that it is working the way you thought it would? Thankfully that’s what refund policies in app stores are for, in which users are protected from having to pay for apps that...

iTunes App Store Switches To Local Currency For 9 Countries

12/02/2016, If you are living in the US, you’ll see the iTunes App Store list prices of apps and in-app purchases in USD. If you live in Australia, you’ll see it priced in AUD, and this is more or less the standard practice for apps for most parts of the world....

Google Maps For iOS Gets ‘Nearby Traffic’ Widget

11/30/2016, If you’re the sort of person who likes to plan ahead and prepare various contingencies for traffic and whatnot, the latest update to Google Maps on iOS might be of interest to you. This is because in the update, Google is introducing a new widget in the...

How To Mass-Delete Photos on iPhone. 6 Easy Ways

11/30/2016, If you have ever tried deleting photos on your iPhone, you must be knowing how inconvenient it is when you try deleting more than a dozen of photos. It actually consumes more of your time than you would expect (on Android, it’s very easy to do). In...

Best Music Apps For iPhone

11/23/2016, It is really fascinating to know that music affects plants growth (positive effects). No wonder it helps us relax as well. Some of us even enjoy creating amazing music tunes and try entertaining the people. No matter for what you need, there are tons of...

Microsoft Releases Solitaire For iOS And Android

11/23/2016, If you’ve ever used Windows then you might have played Solitaire. It’s a small game that has been included in every major Windows release for more than 25 years. It has been limited to Microsoft’s platform for over two decades but the...

Facebook Testing Feature That Helps You Find Free Public WiFi

11/22/2016, Looking for free public WiFi can be tricky. Most of the time public WiFi services tend to require users to sign up, and even then their service is spotty. You could always try your luck at a cafe, but those tend to be password protected, and unless...

Malicious Link Will Cause iOS Devices To Crash

11/22/2016, As much as some would love to claim, Apple’s iOS platform is exactly what you would call bulletproof against hacks and malware. Granted there aren’t as many malwares out there aimed at iOS devices, but in the past there have been quite a few major...

iOS Flaw Lets Anyone Access Your Photos Without A Passcode

11/18/2016, So you think that your iPhone is secure and safe from prying eyes because you have a passcode activated? Think again. According to a report from DigiWorthy, it seems that a new iOS flaw has been discovered that basically allows whoever the hacker is to...

Patent Shows Siri Integration With iMessages

11/18/2016, One of the unique features of Google’s Allo app is that it integrates Google Assistant into the chat. This means that when chatting with friends, you can actually chat with Google Assistant to check up on certain things, make restaurant bookings, and so...