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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.

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...

VLC For iOS 7 Brings New UI And Gestures

01/20/2014, VLC is one of the most widely used media players out there, it is available for a variety of platforms. It was pulled from the App Store a few months after it was initially launched for iOS due to various issues, but then it was launched once again....

Study Suggests Android Has A “Weak Gravity”

01/19/2014, Without doubt Android is the leading smartphone platform at the moment, followed by the iPhone. This is thanks to Android devices being manufactured by multiple vendors, and also because of how some users find Android more “open” to customization and...

‘Chromoting’ Remote Desktop App For iOS Also Being Developed

01/19/2014, Since last year Google has been building a remote desktop management application for Android called “Chromoting.” The app isn’t being publicly distributed right now, development is well underway. It appears that Google has plans of...

Apple And Google Remove Plastic Surgery Game From Their App Stores

01/16/2014, There are game which seem like a good idea at the start, but turn out to be extremely bad ones. Plastic Surgery for Barbie has to be one of them. As the name implies, this is a game about plastic surgery in which it targets young children to play as...