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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.

Apple Will Finally Address OS X And iOS WiFi Issues

06/10/2015, As you might have heard, in a recent beta of OS X Yosemite, Apple appears to working towards addressing the spotty WiFi issues that OS X and iOS users have been experiencing for a while now. One of the changes they have made is by dropping the use of a...

iOS Mail Bug Allows Hackers To Launch Phishing Attacks

06/10/2015, If you’re an iOS user who relies on the default Mail app to check your mail, you might want to take extra precaution. It has recently been discovered by security research Jan Soucek (via 9to5Mac) that there exists a bug in the app that could allow a...

Snapchat Update Lets You Swap Between Cameras While Recording

06/09/2015, At the moment if you were to record a Snapchat video, you can either choose to record using the front-facing camera or the rear-facing camera. Unfortunately you will not be able to swap between either cameras during recording which can be a bit...

Apple Reportedly Replacing Newsstand With Flipboard-Like App

06/08/2015, We’re less than an hour away from the Apple keynote at Worldwide Developers Conference 2015 so this will be cleared up soon enough, but according to a new report today the company is going to announce that it’s replacing the Newsstand app on...

Nikon And Apple Working On iOS App For Nikon Cameras [Rumor]

06/05/2015, When it comes to apps released by camera manufacturers for smartphones, they tend to be pretty similar in the sense that they mostly act as a remote shutter. They also allow the photographer to transfer photos from the camera wirelessly onto their mobile...

Google Rolling Out In-App Content From iOS Search Results

06/04/2015, Last week we reported that Google was working on a new feature for its Google Search app on iOS. Basically if you were to use the app to search, it would be able to display in-app content meaning that from the search results, you could launch apps...

Hitman: Sniper Has Been Officially Released On iOS And Android

06/04/2015, Yesterday we reported that Square Enix Montreal had announced that come 4th of June, Hitman: Sniper would be released on iOS and Android devices. True to their word and after what felt like months of teasing and waiting, the game has been officially...

Hitman: Sniper Released For iOS & Android 4th June

06/03/2015, Fans of the Hitman franchise might recall that last year, Square Enix Montreal announced Hitman: Sniper, a game based on the Hitman: Sniper Challenge pre-order bonus game. Well the good news is that if you enjoy Hitman games, sniper-style games, or if you...

Skype Bug Causes App To Crash When This Message Is Received

06/02/2015, Last week there was this big hoo-ha over a bug found on the Messages app in iOS in which after receiving a message with a particular string of characters, the Messages app would then crash and the phone would reboot instantly. It does not appear to be a...

Uber’s Apps Can Now Track Your Location In The Background

05/29/2015, At the moment Uber’s app on iOS and Android will only track your location when you launch the app. However in a recent post on Uber’s blog, the company has announced that they will be making some privacy changes and that the app will now have the...

Apple Vans Spotted Gathering Data For In-House Mapping Database

05/29/2015, As it stands, Apple relies very heavily on third-party mapping information for its Maps service. This means that as far as the accuracy of the information is concerned, Apple is pretty much at the mercy of these third-party services such as TomTom and...

Apple Offers Up Temporary Workaround For Messages Bug

05/29/2015, If you have been following the news, you might have heard of a bug affecting the Messages app on iOS. Basically when a user receives a particular message containing a set of characters, it will cause the app to crash and reboot the device instantly...

Moleskine Launches Timepage iOS App

05/28/2015, If you’re into high-quality stationery such as pens, pencils, and notebooks, chances are you might have heard of the brand Moleskine. The company produces some pretty high-quality notebooks aimed at users of all walks of life, such as artists, writers,...