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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.

How To Reverse Image Search On iPhone

06/22/2018, If you have an image for which you want to know where the image originated from, you need to utilize the reverse image search technique. It easy to perform on a desktop (just to head to images.google.com and upload the image you want the details for). For...

Fortnite Has Reportedly Made $100 Million On iOS

06/21/2018, Battle royale style games have really picked up in popularity these days and Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale is a prime example of that. The game has reportedly managed to rake in 125 million players to date, which in part could be thanks to it launching...

Brand New ‘Microsoft News’ App Now Available On iOS & Android

06/21/2018, These days we’re starting to see more companies launch news platforms of their own. For example Google launched a revamped version recently, and with macOS Mojave, Apple has also extended its Apple News feature to the desktop. However it looks like...


iOS 12 Will Let First Responders Know Your Location

06/18/2018, When calls are made to 911, ideally the caller would be able to provide their location which is of course vital if police, firefighters, or an ambulance has to be sent to the location. However this isn’t always possible and while 911 can get a location,...

This Is How Apple Could ‘Fix’ 3D Touch

06/18/2018, One of the supposed “revolutionary” features introduced in the iPhone 6s is 3D Touch. It was supposed to be a new way for users to interact with their phones beyond just pressing on the display. However it’s safe to say that 3D Touch was not as...

WhatsApp Will Stop Supporting iOS 7 In 2020

06/15/2018, Considering that iOS 12 will be released later this year, this means that iOS 7 was about five years ago. While it’s safe bet that the majority of iOS users are probably already on the latest version of iOS, WhatsApp has since updated its support where...

Valve Could Be Looking For Ways Get Steam Link For iOS Approved

06/15/2018, When Valve announced the Steam Link app, it sounded quite promising. After all who wouldn’t want to be able to play PC games on their mobile phones, right? Unfortunately the launch on iOS did not go the way Valve had hoped and Apple rejected the app,...

Apple’s Restricted USB Mode Might Have Already Been Beaten

06/15/2018, The other day Apple confirmed that they were including a new feature in iOS 12 in the form of a restricted USB mode. Basically what this does is that it prevents (or tries to) devices from connecting to an iPhone that has not been unlocked for the past...

Apple Confirms iOS 12 Will Disable Law Enforcement’s Access

06/13/2018, In recent times we’ve been hearing about how law enforcement agencies have managed to get their hands on software and hardware that grants them access to locked iPhones. This comes on the heels of Apple refusing unlock iPhones belonging to suspects (at...

Apple Now Banning Apps That Sell Your Contacts’ Information

06/12/2018, There are apps that sometimes request your permission to grant them access to your contacts. For example if you download a VoIP app or a messenger app or a social networking app, it sometimes asks for access to your contacts to help you find friends,...

iOS 12 Introduces UI Tweaks That Will Save Users Time

06/11/2018, We’re sure you guys have come across reviews and speed tests between phones that talk about things like the animations involved when an app opens or close. This is actually more important than you think because depending on the length of the animation,...

The Elder Scrolls: Blades Announced For Mobile

06/11/2018, When Bethesda announced and launched Fallout Shelter a couple of years ago, it was a surprise as Bethesda had never really bothered to dabble in mobile games. However the game proved to be a huge hit and made quite a bit of money for the company, so...