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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.

Linux spotted running on an iPad

08/29/2011, Everybody loves introducing operating systems to where they don’t belong. Case in point? The countless Android iPhones, Android TouchPad and even the Android HTC HD2. Well, now we’ve got one more device to add to the list: an iPad running...

White iPod Touch on the way? (Continued)

08/29/2011, While everyone is talking about the iPad 3 or the iPhone 5, nobody seems to be paying any attention to the 3G-less little sibling of the two devices – the iPod Touch. Well, it looks like a white variant of the iPod Touch might be on the way. The folks...

iPhone 5 EVT Prototype back cover, audio and volume parts leaked

08/26/2011, As we draw closer to the rumored announce date of the next generation iPhone, the inevitable leaks start appearing much more frequently. Case in point, the folks over at macpost.net have received a bunch of photographs showing off what is said to an early...

Rumored iPhone 5 case hints at a larger, thinner device

08/26/2011, It looks like the iPhone 5 is going to be a larger, thinner device – if some recently spotted cases for the phone turn out to be the real deal. Some folks have managed to get their hands on what is said to be a protective case for the iPhone 5. When an...

Steve Jobs Is Stepping Down as CEO of Apple

08/24/2011, Less than a hour ago, Steve Jobs sent this letter via his public relations: “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that...

Booktrack adds soundtrack to your eBooks

08/24/2011, If you enjoy reading books but you’re looking for a more immersive experience without resorting to watching a movie or listening to audio book, Booktrack might have the solution for you. The company has just launched its new technology today with...

Evernote for iOS and OS X updated

08/23/2011, Good news, Evernote users on iOS – the long awaited major update for the app on the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad is finally here. After being available on Android and Windows Phone devices, Evernote for iOS has finally received rich text support....

iEmu: the open source iOS emulator

08/22/2011, Have you ever wished that you could run iOS apps on your computer? If you’re not an iOS developer, and you don’t own a Mac computer, you’ve probably never even gotten the chance before. Well, a developer named Chris Wade wants to change...

iPad 3 to be released early 2012?

08/19/2011, The folks over at the Wall Street Journal have reported some pretty interesting news earlier this morning. Apparently we’ll be seeing the sequel to the iPad 2 not too long from now. No, it won’t be this year like previously speculated, but...

iTriage 3.0 adds emergency room wait times

08/19/2011, Ever had a health related symptom that you just weren’t too sure of? Short of actually going online and checking the internet, you could always use iTriage which answers your medical related questions (taken from its website), such as “What could be...

Foursquare adds events to check-in locations

08/18/2011, Great news for Foursquare users – the check-in social network has officially announced that users will have a new type of check-in to accomplish. Following in the footsteps of Facebook, Foursquare will now give users the opportunity to check in to...

Apple to introduce China Mobile iPhone?

08/18/2011, It looks like Apple has its sights set on getting its iPhone out to the country with the largest population in the world – China. Yes well all know that China already has the iPhone, but it’s not being sold by the country’s largest carrier...

RAGE iOS now available for free

08/18/2011, Remember id Software’s promise to make RAGE for iOS free if it managed to get 100,000 likes on its Facebook page? Well, the target has been met (at the time of writing it has hit over 101,000 likes), and id Software has kept its promise. RAGE for...