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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 Reportedly Acquired Keyboard App Dryft Last Year

04/08/2015, There are plenty of onscreen keyboard options available at the moment, such as those bundled by default with your operating system, and third-party options from the likes of Fleksy, Swype, SwiftKey, and etc. However could Apple be interested in giving...

Mortal Kombat X For iOS Hits The Market

04/08/2015, So, you are all hyped up about Mortal Kombat X, aren’t you? Well, I am quite sure you would have already checked out the trailer, and might even have watched it for a fair number of times until you can remember just who’s who in the next frame. Having...

Popcorn Time For iOS Can Now Be Installed Without Jailbreaking

04/07/2015, As if torrents and filesharing websites weren’t a thorn in the side of the movie industry, along comes Popcorn Times which is basically the equivalent of Netflix for pirates. Now the good news for iOS users is that if you’ve always wanted the ability...

Periscope For Android Coming Soon

04/05/2015, Last week Twitter launched the Periscope app which was the company’s answer to Meerkat. However the app was only available on iOS devices which had many wondering if Twitter would be releasing it for Android, or if it might be an iOS exclusive. It turns...

WhatsApp Voice Calling Coming To Windows Phone Soon

04/05/2015, WhatsApp may be the most popular cross-platform messaging service on the planet but it took its sweet time in launching the voice calling feature, which probably resulted in WhatsApp losing some market share to rivals like Line, Viber, BBM and others....

WhatsApp Voice Calling For iOS Coming In The Next Few Weeks

03/27/2015, Android users of WhatsApp have had access to the voice calling feature for a few weeks now and it wasn’t too long ago that it was hinted that the iOS version could be coming soon. For iOS users who are looking forward to that feature, you wait could...

More On iOS 8.2 Jailbreak

03/24/2015, It has been some time since Apple rolled out iOS 8.2 (which in reality, is actually iOS 8.1.3), and you can bet your bottom dollar that one of the frequently asked questions concerning iOS 8.2 would be this – is it actually possible to jailbreak iOS...

Twitter Testing Autoplaying Videos On iOS Devices

03/23/2015, Could autoplaying a video result in the user actually watching it? That’s the question Twitter is trying to answer as the company has recently begun testing the autoplaying of videos in its feed for users on iOS devices. This was confirmed by a Twitter...

Prime Stations Now Available On Prime Music For iOS

03/23/2015, Amazon Prime Music might not meet the needs of serious music lovers who want a proper music streaming service. One can’t quite expect it to hold its own against Spotify. Nevertheless its a good feature to have when you’re paying $99 per annum...

Layout From Instagram Creates Beautiful Photo Collages

03/23/2015, Instagram was already quite popular before Facebook acquired it. The photo sharing service’s popularity has been steadily growing and now it does much more than just let users slap a filter on their pictures. Instagram recently launched a...

Outrageously Expensive iOS Apps Cost As Much As $1,000

03/22/2015, Have you ever wondered what the most expensive app for iOS might cost? The App Store is home to countless apps and games most of which cost under $9.99. Some might consider paying ten bucks for an app outrageous but wait till you get a look at this list....

Google Maps For iOS Gains Full Screen Support, Improved Voice Search

03/19/2015, If you’re an avid user of Google Maps and wished that the app had full screen support on your iOS device, you will be pleased to learn that in the latest update for iOS, Google Maps has gaine full screen support amongst other features and improvements....