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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.

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...

Swing Copters Now Available On iOS And Android

08/21/2014, It looks like the earlier report was correct – the creator of Flappy Bird, Dong Nguyen, has come up with yet another game that might help you tear your hair out, simply because the game of Swing Copters will follow a simple premise that is not too...

AdThief Infects Over 75,000 iOS Devices

08/19/2014, While Apple’s devices are relatively free from virus attacks unlike hardware that runs on a rival platform, this does not mean that there are no security loopholes to exploit on Apple’s side, either. Virus Bulletin has revealed that more than 75,000...

Google Releases Photo Sphere For iOS

08/19/2014, With Android 4.2 Google introduced a new feature which essentially put panoramic images on steroids. Almost a year back Google unveiled a feature called Photo Sphere which allowed Android users to take panoramic pictures with their smartphones. At some...

Goat Simulator Makes Its Way To iOS And Android

08/14/2014, It’s happening #GoatSimulator is coming to #iOS, #Android and #Xbox — Coffee Stain Studios (@Coffee_Stain) August 12, 2014 It was not too long ago that we brought you word on how Goat Simulator, after seeing a strange amount of success on the...

Developers Begin To Receive iOS 8 Beta 5

08/04/2014, It was earlier this morning that the folks over at Apple began to roll out the latest iOS 8 beta 5 in the direction of iOS developers. This is good news of course, as it translates to developers being able to spend time coming up with updated software as...

Former Apple Exec Thinks ARM-based Macs Could Happen In 2016

08/04/2014, As ARM processors are becoming more powerful, more powerful than our computers back in the day, it is not surprising to hear rumors or ideas that eventually our regular computers could see their chipsets replaced by ARM chipsets instead. In fact this is a...

BioShock For iPhone And iPad Confirmed

08/04/2014, Ever since BioShock emerged on the scene back in 2007 it has received great reviews from gamers. It is believed to be one of the finest first person shooter experiences available for previous generation consoles. 2K Games, the publisher, confirmed...

iOS Users More Active Online Compared To Android Users

08/03/2014, The battle between iOS as well as Android continues, as statistics can be interpreted differently, depending on which side of the fence you are sitting on. NetApplications did come up with a particular study, where they realized that iOS users happened to...

Android Finally Overtakes iOS In Terms Of Mobile Usage

08/03/2014, When it comes to install base, it is no secret that Android is the king. However in terms of usage statistics, oddly enough iOS has always managed to stay ahead of Google’s mobile operating system, at least until recently where figures released by...

BBM For iOS & Android Expected To Receive UI Makeover

07/29/2014, One of the unique features of BBM for Windows Phone is that it has been designed with the Windows Phone UI in mind, meaning that Windows Phone users can look forward to a unique interface to call their own. BBM on iOS and Android, however, look as though...