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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.

Jawbone Up iOS App No Longer Requires The UP Activity Tracker

09/29/2014, Jawbone has released two activity trackers up till now, the UP and UP24. They work with the companion applications to provide health and fitness related data to the user. Previously it was not possible to use the Jawbone UP iOS app without having the...

Post It Notes Get A Cool App

09/26/2014, I suppose you can say that one of the more important inventions for the office would be the ubiquitous Post-it Note – not only does it allow you to leave a short message for someone who is not around, the versatility of it is truly astounding,...

Angry Birds Transformers Gives iOS A 15-Day Head Start

09/25/2014, If there is one particular gaming franchise on the mobile phone and tablet platform which has reigned supreme for some time, it would be Rovio’s Angry Birds. There has been different “episodes”, so to speak, that have been released over the years,...

Major Fruit Ninja Update Promised For Next Month

09/22/2014, Ask someone to list the most popular mobile games and there’s a good chance that Fruit Ninja will be in that list besides staples like Angry Birds and Candy Crush. Ever since the first version was released back in 2010 the game has been downloaded...

Goat Simulator Heads To iOS And Android Platforms

09/17/2014, Better late than never, as the game known as Goat Simulator is finally making its way over to both iOS as well as Android platforms, thanks to the efforts by developer Coffee Stain Studios who will deliver this crazy game idea to the mobile platform after...

Rovio Announces Plunder Pirates

09/17/2014, Can you say that Rovio is a one hit wonder with their Angry Birds franchise? Sure, the franchise might have been around for quite some time now, and new generations of children continue to get smitten by the idea of flinging birds against green pigs to...

WhatsApp iPhone App Confirms Voice Calling Feature

09/15/2014, Not too long ago, we talked about how WhatsApp for iOS has begun to obtain a bunch of new features, but the long awaited voice call capability was nowhere to be seen. Having said that, it looks like this particular voice call feature might have been...

Viber Launches Video Calling Feature

09/11/2014, Messaging services are a dime a dozen these days which is why those competing in this saturated market try to get a leg up on their competitors by introducing new features. Viber emerged on the scene a couple of years ago with its voice calling and...

Facebook Testing Schedule Deletion For Posts

09/10/2014, The world’s largest social network is testing a new feature that will allow users to schedule deletion of their posts. Think of them like self-destructing posts. You write one and then select the number of hours you want it to remain live after...

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...