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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.

China Is Now The Biggest Downloader Of iOS Apps

04/15/2015, Apple’s iOS devices are extremely popular and highly coveted around the world, which also means that iOS apps are also being downloaded all over the world, but is there a particular market in which iOS apps are doing better in compared to others? Well...

Blizzard’s Hearthstone Finally Released For iOS & Android Phones

04/14/2015, Last year Blizzard promised that they would be releasing Hearthstone for iOS and Android smartphones in 2015, and the good news is that if you’d rather not take your tablet with you wherever you go, you will be pleased to learn that Blizzard has...

Apple Retains Top U.S. Smartphone Manufacturer Spot

04/12/2015, Despite all efforts by its rivals to steal market share Apple is still going strong in its home country. Latest data by comScore reveals that Apple has retained its spot as the top smartphone manufacturer in the U.S. for the three months ending in...

Touch ID Fails To Work In App Store For Select iOS 8.3 Users

04/09/2015, Apple’s iOS 8.3 did deliver Wi-Fi calling to Sprint’s iPhones, but that is not all there is to it. Apparently, Apple’s recently released iOS 8.3 update also prevents Touch ID from being used to perform App Store purchases for select iPhone and iPad...

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...