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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.

Screenshots Show WhatsApp Voice Calls Could Be Headed For iOS Soon

03/15/2015, As some of you might have heard, WhatsApp’s voice calling feature is said to be slowly rolling out to Android users, but what about iOS users? Are iOS users in for a long wait? Perhaps not, thanks to a handful of screenshots which shows that the feature...

Rolling Back To Previous iOS Versions Could Soon Be Possible

03/15/2015, When it comes to jailbreaking your iOS device, it’s usually a good idea to save your SHSH blobs which basically lets you “save” that current version of iOS you are running in case you decide to do away with the jailbreak, or if after upgrading to a...

Microsoft To Bring Cortana Onto iOS And Android Devices

03/13/2015, One of the ways companies such as Apple, Google, and Microsoft have managed to differentiate themselves from one another is through their voice assistant software. Apple has Siri, Google has Google Now, and Microsoft has Cortana. It is understandable that...

iOS 8.2 Ought To Begin Seeding Next Week

03/06/2015, While iOS 8.2 has been in the pipeline for quite some time already, there has been no sight of it just yet. Well, in February it was reported that a beta 5 version of the software will be rolled out to developers on March 9, which is the official release...

Official Imgur App For iPhone Released

03/05/2015, The day many Imgur users have been patiently waiting for has arrived. The new official Imgur app for iPhone has finally been released today. It is now available for download from the App Store. The internet’s favorite image hosting service says...

Android Wear iPhone Support Reportedly Coming Soon

03/03/2015, If you want to use all of the features that an Android Wear smartwatch offers then you are required to hook it up to an Android smartphone. Most smartwatches aren’t 3G or 4G enabled so they need to feed off the data connection from the...

Facebook Messenger For iOS Updated With Action Extension

02/25/2015, iOS users who want to share images or links with friends can click the share button, after which a menu will appear allow them to choose the apps that they’d like to share it with. The apps are pretty standard and includes the Messages app, Mail app,...

Apple & Google Dominate Worldwide Smartphone Market At 96%

02/24/2015, If you’ve ever wondered why app developers tend to release for either iOS or Android, or maybe both, it is because these two platforms are the largest at the moment, and a recent report from the IDC seems to confirm that. According to the IDC, they...

YouTube For Kids Released For Android And iOS

02/23/2015, Earlier this week Google confirmed that a new YouTube for Kids app will be released soon. The main reason behind this app is to allow kids to watch age-appropriate content on the world’s largest video streaming website, which obviously plays host to...

Developer Gets Android Wear Working With An iPhone

02/22/2015, Google’s platform for wearable devices, Android Wear, is only compatible with the company’s own mobile operating system. Android Wear watches need to be hooked up to a compatible Android device so that all of the features can be used. While...

Snapchat Users Can Now Play Music And Record Video Simultaneously

02/19/2015, Snapchat has been trying out some new features that integrate music into its popular application. It has released a new update for its mobile app that brings a feature many would appreciate. The feature allows users to record video through the Snapchat...

Google Adds iPad Support To Inbox

02/19/2015, Google introduced a new email application called Inbox a few months back. The application seeks to revolutionize the way we consume email on our mobile devices. So far it has only been supported on iOS and Android smartphones but today it gets support for...