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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.

Lara Croft GO Released On iOS And Android Devices

08/27/2015, Back in June, Square Enix announced Lara Croft GO. The game was also pegged for a 27th of August release and if you were looking forward to the game, you will be pleased to learn that the game has since been released. It is currently available on iOS and...

Outlook For iOS Gains Attachment Editing & Resend

08/21/2015, We tend to work on our mobile devices as much as in front of a desktop computer these days, unless you are one in a line where you would need to work with highly specialized equipment, and the modern day smartphone or tablet does not have that kind of...

Final Fantasy VII Is Now Available On iOS

08/19/2015, Earlier this year during E3 2015, Square Enix announced that they would be bringing the classic and iconic Final Fantasy VII game onto iOS. The company had only mentioned a summer release back then but no specific dates were mentioned. However if you’re...

iOS Lock Screen Reimagined To Be More Useful

08/17/2015, The iOS lock screen is pretty basic. It displays the time, the date, notifications, and can launch the camera directly. However it’s the notifications part that can get a bit messy, especially if you’re the type that wakes up to a ton of messages and...

Hearthstone On Mobile Could Actually Be Losing Blizzard Money

08/17/2015, As many Hearthstone players are aware, the game is available on the desktop and on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. This makes it incredibly convenient to play the game, something which we’re sure Blizzard was aiming for. However as it...

Butt Dialing Siri Might Have Saved This Man’s Life

08/14/2015, Have you ever accidentally been the recipient or initiated a “butt dial”, where basically you accidentally call someone while your phone is in your pocket? Sometimes it can be humorous, sometimes it can be embarrassing, and sometimes it might actually...

iOS 8.4.1 Will Block TaiG Jailbreak

08/13/2015, As you might have heard, Apple has recently pushed out the iOS 8.4.1 update to its iOS users. The update will come with a host of bug fixes and improvements made to the OS in general, versus adding new features, so we guess in some way it can be avoided...

iOS 8.4.1 Begins To Roll Out

08/13/2015, It is inevitable – the introduction of newer versions of an operating system, and with Apple’s iOS, you can be sure that the same applies, too. Apple has kicked off the introduction of its latest version of the iOS mobile operating system, where...

Google For iOS Updated With Always-On “OK Google” Command

08/12/2015, If you have an Android phone with the latest Android OS installed on it, you can say “OK Google” in any app and it will launch Google Now. It’s a very nifty feature versus other systems such as Siri where you’d have to press and hold the home...

Skype For Business Makes Its Way Onto Mobile

08/12/2015, Last month Microsoft launched its Skype for Business app for Windows Phone devices, and if you’re wondering when the app will make its way onto iOS or Android, you might not have to wait much longer. Microsoft has since announced that they are launching...

Plex Releases Brand New iOS App

08/10/2015, It has been a while since Plex sent out an update for its iOS application and today it has released one and boy what an update it is, Plex has actually released a brand new app for iPhones and iPads. The new app has been written from scratch and it brings...

Apple Reportedly Looking To Bring More Apps To Android

08/05/2015, Apple’s mobile platform has quite an incredible draw on developers, namely because its iOS platform is used by many around the world, leading developers to prefer developing for iOS first before moving onto other platforms. In fact we’ve seen how...

How To Type Special Characters (iOS+Android+Win)

08/05/2015, Apart from common letters, numbers and characters, there are also many “special” characters that are required in different situations. These are not commonly used, but every now and then you need to have access them to write a message. These special...