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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 Acknowledged Messages Bug, Working To Fix It

05/27/2015, Earlier today we reported on this weird Messages bug on iOS in which if a user receives a particular message from someone else, it will cause the app to crash continuously or reboot instantly without warning. It’s not exactly a “dangerous” bug per...

Nexar Uses Your iPhone To Record Bad Drivers

05/27/2015, We all encounter drivers on the road who drive recklessly. Heck, chances are we ourselves have been accused of such driving in the past as well. Now if you’ve always wanted to record these bad drivers for posterity or so you can lodge a report,...

Google Search To Show Content From iOS Apps

05/27/2015, Android users already get to see relevant content from the apps that they have installed on their devices when they conduct a search on Google, this feature has been limited to Google’s own mobile platform for over two years now and finally...

Weird Bug Causes iOS Messages App To Crash Continuously

05/27/2015, Apple’s Messages app is where users send and receive regular text messages as well as iMessages. It’s a simple app and rather straightforward in nature, but it seems that despite its simplicity, a recent bug has been discovered that basically causes...

Periscope Introduces Android App

05/26/2015, It has been a couple of months after Periscope debuted on the iOS platform, which is a mobile operating system from Apple. Just what is Periscope all about, anyway? It happens to be Twitter’s live-streaming app, and we are glad to bring you word that...

Microsoft’s Cortana To Arrive On iPhone And Android Platforms

05/26/2015, It looks like Microsoft is moving slowly but surely in the right direction where the mobile world is concerned – as the company has just announced that Cortana will be making its way over to the Android platform before June s over, while folks who...

iOS 9 Version For Older Models Being Built?

05/22/2015, It does look as though there has been much that has been going on concerning Apple’s upcoming iOS 9. So far, we have heard that there might be a Home app with the operating system, not to mention the use of the “San Francisco” font, in addition to...

SwiftKey Launches Theme Store For iOS Users

05/20/2015, Thanks to iOS 8, iOS users are finally able to add third-party keyboards to the operating system, which in turn opens the door to popular keyboard apps such as SwiftKey. Now the good news is that if you’re a fan of customization, you might be pleased to...

Snake Rewind Brings A Classic Onto iOS, Android & Windows Phone

05/13/2015, Last week we reported that the original programmer of the Snake game on Nokia devices, Taneli Armando, would be releasing a more modern take on the game dubbed Snake Rewind. The good news is that if you were wondering how it would handle and how it lives...

Streaming On Periscope Without Twitter Account Now Possible

05/12/2015, Live streaming apps Meerkat and Periscope have gained a lot of popularity over the past few months which is why these apps are constantly being updated with new features and improvements to ensure that users don’t jump ship, or that they don’t...

SEGA To Remove Some Of Their Older Games From App Stores

05/08/2015, If you’re a fan of SEGA’s mobile games and have been buying and downloading their titles from various mobile app stores and onto your mobile device, you might want to hold onto them. According to a recent blog post by the company, they have...

Android Continues To Dominate US Smartphone Market Despite Small Dip

05/07/2015, Google’s Android platform is always competing with Apple’s iOS to see which platform is more dominant. For the most part Android appears to be leading the way, although this will vary from region to region. However speaking of the US region, comScore...

Flickr Updates Mobile Apps With New Features

05/07/2015, Flickr today announced version 4.0 of its iOS and Android apps, the refreshed applications now feature Flickr’s unified design so users get the same experience all of their different devices when they use this service to share and store their...