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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.

Nintendo Releases Camp Pokemon For iOS

10/24/2014, Nintendo has released Pokemon for iOS devices! Well, sort of. While it’s not a full-fledged version of the game, it is based around the Pokemon franchise. Dubbed Camp Pokemon, this is actually one of many Pokemon-related apps that Nintendo has released...

Google Launches Guide On How To Switch From iOS To Android

10/20/2014, Back in September with the launch of the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and with the release of iOS 8, Apple posted an official guide on its website in which they showed how users of other platforms could make the switch to an iPhone and iOS. Well it looks like...

Find My iPhone Used To Locate Woman Trapped In Ravine

10/15/2014, Apple’s Find My iPhone feature has been used to help locate missing devices, which in turn have also inadvertently led to the discovery of stolen property. It has also been used in search and rescue operations which is what the San Jose police did when...

Omate Announces Omate Lutetia, Smartwatch for… Women!

10/14/2014, When it comes to smartwtaches, manufacturers, and especially startups, tend to focus on the male audience. We have seen a few timid attempts to appeal to the female audience by Apple, which announced two different models of its Apple Watch and by...

ComScore: iOS And Windows Phone See Slight Gains In US Market

10/08/2014, While Apple might be beating out OEMs in terms of smartphones shipped and sold, unfortunately due to the overwhelming number of OEMs making Android devices, Google’s Android platform currently has the lion’s share of the market. iOS comes in at second...

Wild Rumor Suggests 12.9-inch iPad Running Both iOS & OS X

10/07/2014, There has been talk in the past about whether Apple would eventually one day unify both their iOS and OS X platforms. One has been designed for mobile devices while one has been designed for computers, and given that OS X has slowly been getting iOS...

Gmail For iOS Updated With iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Support

10/06/2014, When Apple released the iPhone 5, the 4-inch display meant that apps were not optimized for it yet which also meant some rather ugly letterboxing. Eventually apps got resized to fit the 4-inch display, but with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple instead opted...

Fruit Ninja’s Massive iOS And Android Update Has Been Released

10/05/2014, If you have owned a smartphone for a while now, chances are games like Fruit Ninja are probably familiar to you as it was one of the first few touch-based games released back in the day. Safe to say that the Fruit Ninja franchise is a bit old, so you can...

PopKey Arrives On iOS

10/05/2014, Good things come to those who wait, so it is far from being surprising to hear that there is a brand new third party keyboard which will rely on GIFs instead of words – which makes so much more sense, especially when one takes into consideration how...

Protesters In Hong Kong Reportedly Targeted With Malware

10/01/2014, As you might have head, there are protests going on in Hong Kong regarding mainland China’s decision to approve candidates ahead of elections, which many claim makes a mockery out of democracy. China has reportedly banned Instagram from being used in...

Assassin’s Creed: Identity Will Hit Android And iOS Platforms

10/01/2014, Assassin’s Creed is a game franchise that has its fair share of fans, and it so happens that assassin’s do seem to hold a special sway over the masses – just how like nearly everyone liked to play the role of a sniper back when Counter Strike...

Popcorn Time For iOS Released

09/30/2014, If you’re someone who isn’t really concerned about the legality of watching pirated TV shows and movies then Popcorn Time is meant for you. It is often referred to as the Netflix for pirates and has been around on the desktop and Android for...