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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.

Deleted iPhone Notes Remain Stored In iCloud Even After 30 Days

05/21/2017, Elcomsoft, a software company based in Russia, has found that iPhone notes written and stored in the handset’s Notes app and synced to iCloud remain stored even when they’ve been deleted by the user. The company says that the notes remain in...

Apple Releases iOS 10.3.2 Update

05/15/2017, If you’re using an iOS device and you’ve encountered some bugs that you’re hoping Apple would have fixed, you could be in luck. This is because Apple has recently released its latest update to the platform in the form of iOS 10.3.2. This is the...

Google Assistant For iOS Launch Expected Soon

05/15/2017, A new report claims that Google Assistant for iOS launch is going to take place soon. It may be announced as soon as this week at Google’s I/O developer conference. Assistant is reportedly going to be launched as a standalone app for iOS. Details...

Apple Acquires AI Company Lattice Data

05/14/2017, When Siri was first announced, Apple made a pretty big deal about it and its capabilities, but unfortunately Siri never did quite live up to all the hype. Apple has made quite a ton of improvements over the years, but in the meantime Apple’s competitors...

‘The Sims’ Announced For iOS And Android Devices

05/10/2017, If you grew up playing games like The Sims on your computer and you would love to be able to take that experience with you on the go, you might be pleased to learn that EA is more than happy to oblige as the company has announced that they will be...

WhatsApp Is Now Encrypting iPhone Chat Backups

05/10/2017, End-to-end encryption isn’t a new feature to WhatsApp as the feature was enabled back in 2016. However according to recent reports, WhatsApp has quietly introduced encryption to its iPhone chat backups whenever they are uploaded to iCloud, making it...

Apple Sends Out Invites To WWDC 2017

05/09/2017, WWDC 2017 will be taking place next month and we’re sure many are curious and excited as to what Apple could be getting ready to announce. For those wondering, we are getting close as Apple has since started to send out media invites to the event which...

iOS 11, macOS 10.13 Could Feature App Based On ‘Workflow’

05/03/2017, With WWDC 2017 kicking off next month, we’re sure many iOS and macOS users are eager to see what kind of new features and changes Apple will be bringing to the table. Of course there are all kinds of possibilities here, but one particular feature could...

Fisherman Credit Siri For Saving Their Lives

05/02/2017, Sometimes certain software features were designed for a specific purpose, although sometimes they end up being used for something else that might seem unexpected. For example Siri was designed to offer up a hands-free experience when using an Apple...

Apple Partners With Tynker To Teach Kids How To Code

05/01/2017, Apple introduced its Swift programming language a couple of years ago, and while we guess it is aimed more at developers, Apple has also explored the idea of targeting future potential developers through Swift Playgrounds, an app that teaches kids how to...

Google Search On iOS Shows Movie And Music Streaming Services

04/28/2017, If you want to watch a movie online, there are so many ways you could go about it. You could purchase a copy of the movie and download it onto your computer. Alternatively you could turn to the use of streaming services like Netflix to watch it, or if...

Update To Google Trips Makes It Easier To Plan Your Holiday

04/27/2017, One of the nifty features we love about Inbox by Gmail is that it can automatically sort your emails for you and bundle them together. For example if you booked flights and a hotel to a particular destination, the platform is smart enough to bundle it all...

Super Mario Run Has Been Downloaded Nearly 150 Million Times

04/27/2017, While Super Mario Run wasn’t Nintendo’s first mobile gaming efforts, it did represent for the first time Mario was available on mobile devices in an official capacity, and the numbers certainly show just that. According to Nintendo’s latest...

Google Maps For iOS Gets Parking Reminders

04/25/2017, Earlier this year Google Maps introduced a new feature to its app that allowed users to remember where they parked. This is versus more traditional methods where users would take photos to remember their parking spots. However the feature was only...