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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.

iOS 7.1 Could See March Release [Rumor]

02/06/2014, iOS 7.1 has been in the works for quite a while now. The update is expected to introduce a host of new changes and redesign to the operating system, and it was just recently that Apple released the iOS 7.1 beta 5 to developers. Well the good news is that...

Apple Removes Bitcoin Wallet App From Store

02/06/2014, Bitcoin, for those unfamiliar, is a form of virtual currency which some out there hope will become a legal and widely accepted currency in the future. It may or may not be the currency of the future but as it stands, there is a lot of interest in it at...

Final Fantasy VI Arrives On iOS

02/06/2014, Earlier in January, it was announced that Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VI made its way onto Android devices. This was a little odd given that Square Enix’s releases tend to be for both iOS and Android, and sometimes iOS first followed by Android. Well...

BBM For Android And iOS Gets Find Friends Feature

02/05/2014, BlackBerry continues to improve its now cross platform messaging service, BlackBerry Messenger, after opening it up for other platforms for the time time in history last year. Today an updated BBM for Android and iOS app has been announced which brings a...

Google Maps For iOS Now Shows You The Fastest Route Home

02/04/2014, Traffic will be the death of all of us, at least that’s what most drivers think when they’re hopelessly gridlocked. Nobody likes being stuck in traffic, and thanks to modern technology, we now have a better chance of finding a less congested...

Pebble Appstore Is Now Live

02/03/2014, Pebble was perhaps the only smartwatch that stood out from the crowd last year. What initially started as a crowdfunding campaign is now a product that’s known around the world. Pebble isn’t what it used to be, the company has launched a new...

Twitter iOS App Photo Editing Features Revamped

01/30/2014, A couple of days back Twitter released an update for its Android application. The updated app brought revamped photo editing features, which now allow users to crop, rotate, change aspects and a lot more with images before they’re posted to the...

SwiftKey For iOS Launches As A Note Taking App

01/30/2014, Android offers users a lot more customization options as opposed to iOS, which is one of the reasons why customers often go for devices running Google’s mobile operating system. On Android, users can choose from a wide variety of custom keyboards if...

Windows Phone Will Overtake iOS In 2014 [Study]

01/29/2014, Android and iOS are two of the most popular smartphone platforms at the moment, with Android taking the number one spot followed by iOS. Coming in third and fourth are Windows Phone and BlackBerry, and based on numbers we’ve seen in the past, it would...

New Facebook iOS App Lets You Choose Who To See Posts From

01/27/2014, The News Feed is where all the magic happens on Facebook. This is where you see updates from friends, family as well as Pages you have liked and communities you have joined. Behind the scenes, News Feed measures hundreds of parameters to show what it...

iOS In The Car Leaked UI Shows Off Design Changes

01/21/2014, We know that Apple plans on making a name for themselves in the automobile industry by integrating iOS into vehicles’ infotainment units. This integration is known as iOS in the Car and we’re sure some of you guys are wondering how it will look like....

Untethered iOS 7.1 Jailbreak Might Not Be Possible

01/21/2014, December was a great month for the jailbreak community. Last month, the first ever public iOS 7 untethered jailbreak was released. It was also compatible with all of Apple’s new mobile devices, such as the two new iPhones and the two new iPads. Few...