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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.

Impulse Response App records the acoustics of your room

06/21/2011, Sam Harman, creator of the Twinthesiser (an app that turns tweets into sound) will be unveiling his latest creation at the 2011 Festival of Design and Innovation at Bournemouth University. Called the Impulse Response Application, it is designed to capture...

Capcom iOS titles going for a dollar

06/21/2011, Capcom is one of the bigger names when it comes to video games, and they have certainly done their bit when it comes to supporting the iOS platform – after all, there’s money to be made there, no? The gaming company has just put up a quartet...

TiVo releasing new Android and iOS apps

06/20/2011, In the latest issue of the CEPro magazine, TiVo mentioned that it will be releasing additional companion mobile apps for Android and iOS devices. The company currently has TiVo remote control apps on those platforms, but it looks like they will be giving...

iPING Putter App improves your putting

06/18/2011, Technology has been used to help golfers improve their game for quite awhile now. We’ve covered some apps before, and a high tech glove, and now the folks at PING have a new way to improve your putting. Called the iPING Putter App, this app measures...

Apple vs. Samsung battle continues

06/18/2011, Back in April, Apple put on their boxing gloves and stepped into the ring with Samsung by accusing the Korean electronics manufacturer of copying its products. The legal battle went on for quite awhile, when in May, the Federal Court asked Samsung to...

PopBooth turns your iOS device into a photo booth

06/16/2011, In this age where digital photographs are taking over actual prints, it has become a novelty to own physical photographs again. Well, if you reminisce about those days, Sincerely has got some great news for you. The folks behind Postagram (the app that...

Yahoo! AppSpot helps you find apps on your iOS and Android phone

06/16/2011, App stores for iOS and Android devices are getting even more crowded by the day, and users are finding it harder and harder to look for new apps that interest them. Even developers are getting a hard time promoting their new apps, with the constant surge...

Facebook iOS photo sharing app leaked (updated)

06/15/2011, The folks over at TechCrunch seems to have gotten their hands on a whole bunch of documents containing details and images of Facebook’s upcoming photosharing app for the iPhone. And judging from their first impressions, they seem to be pretty...

BBC develops iOS app for mobile reporting

06/15/2011, It looks like the iPad and the iPhone got a lot more important to BBC reporters. According to a report by Journalism.co.uk, BBC will be releasing an app that will allow its reporters to send reports in from the field over 3G – using their iOS devices....

Instagram now at 5 million users

06/14/2011, Last month we reported that Instagram was growing at 1.2 million users a month and was at 4.25 million users. Sure enough, a couple of weeks later, the service has now hit 5 million users. After being around for only 8 months, Instagram is proving to be...

Apple now selling unlocked iPhone 4

06/14/2011, It looks like Sunday’s tweets from Chronic Wire turned out to be true after all. After deciding to stop selling unlocked iPhones awhile ago, it looks like Apple are going back on that decision and are now offering users the chance to buy an iPhone...

Windows Phone to Beat iOS by 2015, says IDC

06/13/2011, International Data Corporation, or IDC, predicts that by 2015, Android will be at the top with a 43.8% smartphone market share, while Windows Phone will stand at 20.3% and iOS at 16.9%. It’s a bold statement that might shock Apple fans, but...