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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.

“Acne cure” smartphone app developers fined

09/09/2011, If you have an app on your smartphone that supposedly cures your skin problems, we’ve got some bad news for you: you’ve been duped. The FTC has recently fined two developers for creating “acne cure” apps for Android and iOS. Called...

Adobe brings Flash to iOS devices

09/09/2011, If there’s one thing for sure that users on other mobile platforms love to taunt iOS users with is iOS’s inability to play Flash. Apples’s rejection of Flash for iOS device is no secret, with Steve Jobs proclaiming that one of the reasons behind the...

NBC iPad app now streams full episodes

09/09/2011, Good news for fans of NBC shows – the iPad app that was released earlier this June has received a major update. Users can now stream full episodes of their favorite NBC shows using the app on their iPad tablets, as opposed to just short clips when it...

Logitec LDT-1Si41 turns your iPhone 4 into a portable TV

09/09/2011, Logitec Japan (not to be confused with Logitech) recently announced the launch of the LDT-1Si41. The LDT-1Si41 is a battery pack for the iPhone 4 that does more than provide juice in times of need. It comes with an inbuilt retractable antenna that will...

Official Blogger app for iOS released

09/08/2011, After being deprived from having an official Blogger app for so long, it looks like the app has finally made its way over to the iOS platform. Google announced on its blog today that the official Blogger app is now available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod...

NuForce Icon iDo headphone amp

09/08/2011, Not content with the sound from your iPad, iPhone or iPod? Do you feel that even your high-end Bose, Shure or Audio Technica headphones don’t seem to do the trick? NuForce has the solution for you with their Icon iDo headphone amp that has been designed...

SleepPhones app now available for your iPhone

09/08/2011, Earlier this year we reported about the SleepPhones headband and speaker combination that let people comfortably sleep and listen to music at the same time without disturbing others. The creators of the sleeping aid, AcousticSheep LLC, have decided to...

Google+ app for iOS updated 9/27/2011

09/07/2011, Great news for Google+ users with iOS phones – Google has just updated the Google+ app for iOS with new features that have been sorely missing since the app’s initial launch. The latest version of Google+ for iOS will bring the app up to version...

GameStop to start selling iOS devices

09/06/2011, It has been reported that at an annual trade show in Las Vegas last week, GameStop made the announcement that it will soon be offering the entire line up of Apple’s popular iOS devices – the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. GameStop decision to sell...

AeroDreamOne iOS speaker dock is 11-feet tall

09/06/2011, There are iPhone speaker docks, and then there are iPhone speaker docks like Jean Michel Jarre’s 11-foot tall AeroDreamOne iOS speaker dock. Yes, you read that right, an iPhone speaker dock that’s 11-feet tall! The bad news is that if you were hoping...

Dijit 2.6: TV Remote Control on iOS Now with Youtube

09/02/2011, Dijit is the free iOS application that works with the Beacon from Griffin. The Beacon converts the Bluetooth signals of your iPhone into an infra-red signals used to control various audio-video (AV) devices, you will need to download the free Dijit app to...