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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.

Apple Music Is Reportedly A Huge Battery Drain

07/02/2015, So Apple Music is here, and thanks to iCloud Music Library you can now potentially free up a ton of space on your phone and store your music in the cloud and stream it anytime and anywhere you want. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Unfortunately it is proving...

YouTube For iOS & Android Now Supports 60fps Video Streams

07/01/2015, If you’ve always felt that watching YouTube on your mobile device somehow sacrificed some quality, you would be right. YouTube for the desktop offers streaming at 60fps but on mobile devices like its app on iOS and Android, 30fps was pretty much the...

Hangouts 4.0 For iOS Introduces A UI Makeover

06/29/2015, Earlier this month it was reported that Google could be working on an updated UI for its Hangouts app. The report featured leaked screenshots of the upcoming UI changes and it was shown running on Android. However interestingly enough, it looks like the...

Apple To Kick Off New iOS Version Seeding At 8AM PT June 30

06/29/2015, If a company were to remain static in terms of its development, then it would be a real shame and pity, as other competitors would then overshadow and overtake it. Apple has more or less tried to remain at the forefront of things all these years, and this...

Facebook Testing Snapchat-like Photo Editor For iOS

06/28/2015, One of the features of Snapchat is the ability to overlay your photos with other graphics and text, giving your friends a more interesting and potentially more entertaining photo to look at. Given that Facebook had failed to acquire Snapchat, it doesn’t...

Major BBM Update Rolls Out Across All Platforms

06/26/2015, Over the past couple of months, BlackBerry has been working on several new features for the BBM messaging client, such as Private Chat. Well the good news is that if you’re a fan of BBM and were looking forward to this update, you’re in luck as...

Canadian Police Cautions Against Asking Siri About 9/11

06/23/2015, Siri has some Easter Eggs which are pretty funny, like when you say “OK Google” to it, or tell you that you love her, and so on. However recently it seems that over in Canada, there is a Siri prank spreading in which it tells users to ask Siri about...

Instagram 7.0 Introduces New Search And Explore Features

06/23/2015, Instagram is a great way to see what your friends, musicians, celebrities, artists, and random strangers are up to as far as their photos are concerned. Many companies use it as a way to keep customers updated, and it is also used as a portfolio of sorts...

Popcorn Time For iOS Sees More Than 1 Million Downloads

06/22/2015, Popcorn Time, usually referred to as the Netflix for pirates, was released on iOS devices last year but the catch was that you needed to jailbreak your device. A non-jailbreak equivalent was released by the team a couple of months ago and now according to...

DxO ONE Is A Camera Attachment For Your Smartphone

06/18/2015, Yesterday we reported that thanks to a couple of leaked photos, images of the DxO ONE camera were revealed. Well if you wanted to learn more about the camera, wonder no more as DxO has officially taken the wraps off. The company known more for their...

Final Fantasy VII Will Be Arriving On iOS Devices This Summer

06/16/2015, Just yesterday Square Enix blew everyone away when they announced that the classic Final Fantasy VII would be getting an official PS4 remake. From what we can tell from the trailer, the game looked very good and very promising and will hopefully be able...