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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.

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...

Facebook Moments App Delivers Private Photo Sharing

06/15/2015, Facebook has a brand new separate app for fans of the social network, and it is known as Moments. Just what will this particular app be able to deliver? For starters, Moments will be able to detect people’s friends in their smartphone camera roll...

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...