iOS News Stream, Page 6 ▼

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.

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...

Facebook Paper App For iOS Updated

04/20/2014, Facebook has just announced a major update to its iOS app, where it claims that there are new features thrown into the mix, including the likes of new story buttons, notifications, and photo comments, among others. Facebook’s Paper App was first...

Beats Music Embraces In-App Subscriptions To Drive Subscriber Base

04/20/2014, Beats Music is a relatively new on-demand music streaming service. Due to its intelligent recommendation features the service has actually become quite popular over the past few months. While the app is free to download users must pay $9.99 per month...

Flickr 3.0 Brings Filters, Editing Tools And More

04/17/2014, Yahoo today launched a completely redesigned Flickr 3.0 application for iOS and Android. Right off the bat it seems like the service is trying to compete with Instagram head-on. It now offers filters like its Facebook owned counterpart as well as advanced...

Yahoo Wants To Become iOS’ Default Search

04/16/2014, When it comes to performing search on the iPhone or iOS products, Google is usually set as the default search engine. We’re sure if Apple had their own search engine, they’d probably use it, but given that Google is one of the bigger names at the...

Apple’s App Store Revenue In China Grew By 70%

04/16/2014, We know that Apple was eager to get their phones into China, especially when it meant that they could sign a deal with China Mobile which was not only the country’s larger carrier, but also one of the largest carriers in the world, thanks to China’s...

How To Transfer Contacts From iPhone To Android (5 Ways)

04/13/2014, As the HTC One M8 and the Galaxy S5 hit the market, some of you may see a good opportunity to switch from iOS to Android. Interestingly, when we talk to prospect switchers, the question that we get the most is how to go from  iPhone to Android without...

Apple’s iPhone Almost Had An Always-On Display

04/04/2014, One of the more iconic features of the iPhone and the iOS software would be its ability to “slide to unlock”. Apparently this was a feature that was thought up in order to prevent the phone from accidentally unlocking itself while in bag or a pocket...