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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.

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...

Gmail App Updated With Improved Google Drive Integration

07/24/2014, Google has certainly done a pretty decent job when it comes to empowering users of Gmail and Google Drive to share documents as well as files between both services, which is something that has been experienced on a full fledged computer – be it the...

iOS Engages ‘Do Not Disturb’ Mode When You Are Active

07/24/2014, While Samsung looks on enviously in Nokia’s direction at the number of patents that they hold, here we are with yet another patent revealed by Apple, where it will adjust iOS notifications that are based on a user’s physical activity. This would...

Apple Denies iOS Backdoor Access Claims

07/22/2014, Just yesterday we reported that according to a security researcher, he had discovered that Apple had installed several backdoors in iOS that made it easy for someone with the right tools and knowledge to gain access to a person’s iOS device. It was...

Shazam For iOS Updated With Integrated Rdio Playback

07/14/2014, There is a good chance that we’ve all used song recognition services like Shazam and Soundhound in the past, but if you’re looking for a bit more functionality, Shazam for iOS has recently been updated so that whenever a song has been identified, the...