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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.

Runic Games’ Torchlight RPG Announced For iOS And Android

06/15/2015, Back in 2009 when gamers were still waiting for if and when Blizzard would release Diablo 3, Runic Games announced their own action RPG game called Torchlight. Granted Torchlight isn’t the only action RPG game around but what made gamers take notice of...

Fallout Shelter Mobile Game Released On iOS

06/15/2015, Earlier Bethesda unveiled the Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition and also announced that the game would be released on the 10th of November later this year. However if you can’t wait for the game to be released, perhaps this might whet your appetite for now. The...

Latest BBM Beta For iOS Introduces Private Chat Feature

06/12/2015, It seems that BlackBerry’s BBM messaging platform has been placing a lot of emphasis on privacy. According to the latest BBM Beta for iOS, it looks like the company has added a new feature in the form of Private Chat. As the name implies, this allows...

iOS 9 Supports Continuity Phone Calls Over Cellular Connections

06/11/2015, Apple introduced Continuity features with iOS 8 last year, basically it’s a set of features that allows iOS devices to work seamlessly between them and with Macs. Users could even receive text messages and phone calls on their Macs provided that the...

Landscape Video Recording Finally Comes To Twitter Mobile Apps

06/11/2015, Earlier this year Twitter brought the in-app video recording feature to its mobile applications, however it only allowed users to record and share videos captured in portrait orientation. The fact remains that most users would rather capture said video...

Apple Will Finally Address OS X And iOS WiFi Issues

06/10/2015, As you might have heard, in a recent beta of OS X Yosemite, Apple appears to working towards addressing the spotty WiFi issues that OS X and iOS users have been experiencing for a while now. One of the changes they have made is by dropping the use of a...

iOS Mail Bug Allows Hackers To Launch Phishing Attacks

06/10/2015, If you’re an iOS user who relies on the default Mail app to check your mail, you might want to take extra precaution. It has recently been discovered by security research Jan Soucek (via 9to5Mac) that there exists a bug in the app that could allow a...

Snapchat Update Lets You Swap Between Cameras While Recording

06/09/2015, At the moment if you were to record a Snapchat video, you can either choose to record using the front-facing camera or the rear-facing camera. Unfortunately you will not be able to swap between either cameras during recording which can be a bit...

Apple Reportedly Replacing Newsstand With Flipboard-Like App

06/08/2015, We’re less than an hour away from the Apple keynote at Worldwide Developers Conference 2015 so this will be cleared up soon enough, but according to a new report today the company is going to announce that it’s replacing the Newsstand app on...

Nikon And Apple Working On iOS App For Nikon Cameras [Rumor]

06/05/2015, When it comes to apps released by camera manufacturers for smartphones, they tend to be pretty similar in the sense that they mostly act as a remote shutter. They also allow the photographer to transfer photos from the camera wirelessly onto their mobile...

Google Rolling Out In-App Content From iOS Search Results

06/04/2015, Last week we reported that Google was working on a new feature for its Google Search app on iOS. Basically if you were to use the app to search, it would be able to display in-app content meaning that from the search results, you could launch apps...

Hitman: Sniper Has Been Officially Released On iOS And Android

06/04/2015, Yesterday we reported that Square Enix Montreal had announced that come 4th of June, Hitman: Sniper would be released on iOS and Android devices. True to their word and after what felt like months of teasing and waiting, the game has been officially...

Hitman: Sniper Released For iOS & Android 4th June

06/03/2015, Fans of the Hitman franchise might recall that last year, Square Enix Montreal announced Hitman: Sniper, a game based on the Hitman: Sniper Challenge pre-order bonus game. Well the good news is that if you enjoy Hitman games, sniper-style games, or if you...