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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.

Primsa To Get Video Editing Feature In Future Update

07/28/2016, By now we’re sure many of you guys have heard of the Prisma app, an app that was initially released on iOS that allows users to turn photos into pseudo-paintings thanks to an effect. While there have been apps that offered up similar filters in the...

Microsoft Launches ‘Pix’ Camera App For iOS

07/27/2016, Last week we reported that Microsoft was planning on launching a new camera app called Pix for iOS. If you are an iOS user who isn’t 100% satisfied with the default iOS camera app, or if other third-party solutions aren’t quite cutting it, you might...

Latest Firefox Build For iOS Improves Its Battery Usage

07/27/2016, With so many browsers to choose from, users are often spoilt for choice. Now if you are a fan of Mozilla’s Firefox browser and you love using it across your mobile devices and computers, the latest update for iOS might be worth taking a look at,...

iOS 10 Will Warn Users About Unsecured WiFi Networks

07/22/2016, Connecting to WiFi is a great way to save your data for when you might need it, but sometimes connecting to WiFi might not be a good idea. For example while public WiFi is a nice feature, it can be dangerous as it means that other users can hook onto the...

Pokemon GO Has Broken The iTunes App Store Record

07/22/2016, Even if there were no numbers to look at, it’s hard to deny that Pokemon GO is one of the most popular games in the industry right now. In fact Apple has confirmed that as far as iOS apps are concerned, the game has managed to break an iTunes App Store...

iOS 10 Will Now Warn Users Of Water Damage

07/21/2016, How do you tell if your iPhone or iPad has suffered from water damage? One of the ways is that it won’t work anymore. Secondly, when plugging into it the port will not recognize the cable or peripheral. Thirdly and probably a more accurate way of...

Scrivener Is Now Available On iOS

07/20/2016, Earlier this year we reported that popular writing app for the Mac “Scrivener” would be making its way onto iOS. For those who prefer writing down ideas on their phones since they tend to carry their phones around more often than their laptops, this...

Apple Fixes FaceTime Eavesdropping Bug

07/19/2016, No one likes being eavesdropped on, especially by people that they don’t know. It’s not really about the content of the conversation, but rather simple basic privacy. Now Apple’s FaceTime had a bug that allowed third-parties to eavesdrop on...

Intelligent Camera ‘Microsoft Pix’ Will Be Coming To iOS

07/17/2016, Default camera apps are usually pretty simple and straightforward. They let you point at an object or a person and snap a photo. Of course there are slightly more advanced features like adding filters, setting a timer, enabling HDR, and so on. However if...

Adobe Lightroom For iOS Lets You Edit RAW Files On Your Phone

07/14/2016, For the average photographer who just wants to capture images, shooting exclusively in JPEG is fine. However for photographers who are a bit more fussy about how their images turn out in post-processing might choose to shoot in RAW which gives them a...

Google Photos For iOS Updated With Speed Improvements

07/13/2016, While iOS users have iCloud to backup their photos, it doesn’t hurt to have more than one backup option in the event that something goes wrong with the first. Google Photos has been a good alternative as it is free as long as you keep the photos under...

Apple To Launch iOS Academy In Italy This October

07/11/2016, If you’re thinking about getting into app development and you’re worried that you’re too old and there’s too much material to cover, we get it, it can be intimidating. However there are also tons of programs out there that aim to teach users from...

Users Report Being Locked Out Of Apple ID In iOS 10 Beta 2

07/07/2016, Uh-oh, it seems that there is a good reason they are called betas because it isn’t 100% ready for primetime yet, which is what some users have discovered after they updated their iOS devices to the second beta of iOS 10. According to these users, they...

iOS 10, macOS Sierra Public Betas Have Been Released

07/07/2016, Are you interested in getting an early peek at what Apple might be cooking up in iOS 10 and macOS Sierra? If you are a developer, chances are you might have already gotten your hands on the developer previews for either platform, but if you’re just the...