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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.

WhatsApp For iOS Gets New Features

09/09/2014, There are many cross-platform messaging services but WhatsApp firmly retains the top spot. Owned by Facebook the service processes billions of messages every single day that hundreds of millions of users send back and forth. Mobile apps certainly play a...

Square Enix Announces “Dive In” Mobile Game Streaming Service

09/09/2014, When we want to play a game on our smartphones, what we usually have to do is download the game, install it on our smartphones, and play it from there. That’s how it is for the PC and for consoles as well. Well the good news is for mobile gamers is that...

Twitter Will Let Users Buy Products Directly From Tweets

09/08/2014, We reported a few weeks back that Twitter was debating a move into commerce by allowing users to buy products straight through tweets. Today the microblogging service confirmed these plans. Initially only a small percentage of users based in the U.S. will...

Apple Maintains Number One Smartphone OEM Position In The US

09/05/2014, While Google’s Android platform might be the dominant platform in terms of mobile operating systems, it seems that over as far as individual smartphone OEMs are concerned, Apple is still the number one contender to beat. The latest numbers released by...

Nokia HERE Maps For iOS Will Make A Return Soon

09/03/2014, Nokia may have sold its iconic devices and services division to Microsoft but there are still certain businesses that it hasn’t let go off, mapping for instance still remains with the Finnish company. Nokia HERE Maps have made quite a name for...

Sony Music Unlimited iOS 2.0 App Unveiled

09/02/2014, The folks over at Sony Entertainment Network have just unveiled its latest version 2.0 of the Music Unlimited iOS app, which will obviously be downloadable over via the Apple App Store. With this particular app, one will be able to experience a brand new...

Windows Phone Developers Spend The Most Time On Design [Survey]

09/02/2014, When it comes to creating an app, there needs to be a good balance in terms of its design as well as the code underneath it. After all a badly designed app won’t sit well with users, and a good looking app with bad coding and a ton of bugs will probably...

Reddit iOS App For AMAs Released

09/02/2014, Reddit probably has one of the most loyal user base of any online property, which also happens to be one of the most diverse. There’s a section on reddit that’s known as AMA or Ask Me Anything. Here celebrities, scientists, professors,...

Android Smartphones Used More To View Porn Than iOS

08/28/2014, When it comes to viewing adult videos, it makes sense for it to be viewed on the computer because presumably your computer will have a larger screen and maybe better speakers. However at the same time we guess there are some people out there who don’t...

BioShock For iOS Now Available For Download, Priced At $14.99

08/28/2014, Earlier this month it was revealed that 2K Games would finally be bringing the BioShock universe to iOS devices. Well the good news for BioShock fans who are looking to relive their BioShock moments on their iPhone or iPad is that the game has been...

Facebook Wants To Fix iOS App Security Issue

08/26/2014, There is nothing quite as scary as having your personal details and information stolen and misused by those with less than altruistic intentions. This means that security on software and apps on mobile devices ought to have the security aspect all sewn up...

Instagram Launches Hyperlapse For Time Lapse Videos

08/26/2014, Instagram was launched over four years ago and it is now one of the most widely used online services for sharing pictures around the world. The company was acquired by Facebook and even under the social network Instagram retains its independent...

Google Launches Slides App For iPhone And iPad

08/25/2014, Google today released updates for its Docs and Sheets app for iOS devices. It also launched the Google Drive Slides app for iPhone and iPad. This new application brings all of the features that users have already taken advantage of through the web...