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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.

Project Cider Lets You Run iOS Apps On Android Devices

05/14/2014, I am quite sure that back in the day when Macs could run Windows Office, that proved to be quite the out-of-this-world experience for many. Fast forward to today, and it is not strange to see Microsoft software running on an Apple device. One thing...

The iStick Is A Flash Drive For Your iOS Device

05/12/2014, The drawback to iOS devices is that they don’t allow for memory expansion, unlike other devices which allows users to add memory to their devices via microSD and so on. However if you were hankering for a way to add extra memory to your iPhone or iPad,...

Parrot Bebop Drone Dedicated to Video Shooting – Hands-On

05/11/2014, Last Wednesday in San Fancisco, Parrot CEO Henri Seydoux showed us several demos of the company’s brand new Bebop Drone, which is basically a 180 degree view 14 MP camera equipped with four three-blade propellers. After the success of the A.R. Drone,...

iOS Continues To Dominate In Enterprise Apps [Report]

05/07/2014, Back in the day, BlackBerry would be considering the darling of enterprise platforms when it came to mobile devices. Nowadays, not so much, although there are still plenty of companies out there who remain fiercely loyal to the Canadian company. That...

Nokia’s HERE Apps Could Arrive On iOS & Android

05/04/2014, One of the ways OEMs can help their products stand out from the competition is by offering up exclusive apps that other brands will not have access to. We’ve seen companies like Samsung do this, and we’ve also seen Nokia do this, but it seems that...

Tony Hawk Franchise Arriving On iOS And Android Devices

05/02/2014, For those of you who grew up on the Sony PSOne back in the day, I am quite sure that you would have spent quite a fair number of hours sweating it out on a gamepad with Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater game franchise, instead of actually expressing oneself on the...

How iOS 7.1.1 Made Touch ID Better And Faster

04/30/2014, So we know that with iOS 7.1.1, Apple introduced several changes and improvements to the operating system, most notably with Touch ID where they reportedly managed to fix issues from before. For those unfamiliar with Touch ID’s issues, there have been...

New Yahoo Mail iOS App Takes On Google Now

04/29/2014, The folks at Yahoo have been working very hard lately to get back in the game. The company made some major acquisitions, changed its logo and stepped into some new arenas. Its all part of a bigger plan. Today the company takes its mission forward with...

comiXology Introduces New iOS App, Removes In-App Purchases

04/27/2014, Bad news iOS users, if you enjoyed reading and purchasing your comics via the comiXology app, you might be interested to learn that in a recent update announced by the company, it seems that they will be retiring the old app and introducing a new one...

Windows Phone Overtakes BlackBerry In The US [Report]

04/24/2014, While iOS and Android remain as the top two mobile operating systems and have a chunk of the market share, let’s not forget that there are other platforms out there, like Windows Phone and BlackBerry, both of whom have been vying for third place. We...

iTunes App Store Now Labels Apps With In-App Purchases

04/22/2014, Apple recently released iOS 7.1.1 and with update, not only did Apple address certain bugs and problems, like with Touch ID, but they have also made some changes to the iTunes App Store. Now apps that are listed with in-app purchases are clearly marked as...

Apple And Google Reportedly Vying For Mobile Game Exclusives

04/21/2014, Back in the day it used to be which platform had more apps available for it, but as developers started to craft apps for both iOS and Android simultaneously, it soon became a matter of which app is available on which platform exclusively, kind of like...