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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.

BBM Beta For iOS Gets Updated To v2.7.0.20

01/22/2015, If you happen to be one of the privileged beta testers for BBM on iOS, then you would be pleased as punch to know that there is yet another version available – which means BBM beta for iOS has just gotten a bump to version 2.7.0.20. In other words,...

Spotify Brings Touch Preview Discovery Feature Onto iOS Devices

01/22/2015, If you’re an avid Spotify user, there is an update that Spotify is issuing to its iOS users that you might want to take note of. This update isn’t a major UI overhaul nor will it be introducing many new features, but rather one particular feature...

Google Calendar For iOS Screenshots Leaked

01/19/2015, Considering that Google owns Android, it isn’t surprising that the updates made to Google’s apps tend to arrive for the Android platform first before making their way to iOS. For example last year in November, Google updated their Google Calendar app...

AllCast iOS App Finally Released

01/13/2015, The AllCast app from popular Android developer Koushik Dutta has been around for a while now on Google’s mobile operating system. It opened up functionality on the Chromecast that the streaming dongle didn’t initially support. Now the Allcast...

Chrome Remote Desktop App Arrives For iOS

01/12/2015, When trying to get someone to fix your computer remotely, one of the ways technicians are able to do so is by logging onto your computer and accessing it remotely, so at least on the software front they can do something about it. Hardware is obviously a...

Novalia Interactive DJ Decks Lets You Make Music In A New Way

01/08/2015, Novalia has collaborated with DJ Qbert in order to churn out what are deemed to be the first interactive DJ Decks in an album cover in the whole world, and assuming this particular idea catches on in the long run, this is definitely going to be a...

Pirate Kings Goes Global With iOS And Android

01/08/2015, There are some games that simply catch on with the masses, moving in the direction of a feverish pitch, in ways that catches even the developer by surprise. Having said that, Angry Birds is one particular example, but what is the flavor of 2015? It could...

Apple To Extend iOS Testing To Retail Employees [Rumor]

01/08/2015, In the past, iOS releases were pretty stable. Granted no developer is able to detect and squash every single bug out there, but for the most part these bugs were bearable and future updates came along to dress them. However with iOS 8.0.1, Apple kind of...

Yahoo Mail For iOS Updated With Package Tracking

01/07/2015, If you have an Android device and you use Gmail, chances are you might have noticed that when you order something online, its shipping status will appear as part of your Google Cards. Regular Gmail users and subsequently Inbox by extension will also have...

VLC To Return To iTunes App Store In 2015

12/29/2014, The VLC app seems to have a somewhat tumultuous relationship with the iTunes App Store. The app was first announced several years ago before it was pulled, and it was only last year that the app made its triumphant return to the iTunes App Store before it...

iOS 8.1.2 Update Does Not Solve Battery Woes

12/28/2014, It does seem as though the battery issues associated with Apple’s iOS 8 has been talked about a whole lot – and it seems that in the past few month, the folks over at Apple has tried to fix it through several attempts without meeting any success....

Vudu For iOS Gets Revamped

12/25/2014, Are you getting a lot of DVDs or Blu-rays this holiday season? Would you like to have that same content in digital format as well so that you can watch using a mobile device and an internet connection? Then take a look at Vudu. Its a service from the...