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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.

Adobe Carousel now available for Mac OS and iOS

10/27/2011, Adobe Carousel, Adobe’s new photo editing and sharing app that’s based off Adobe Lightroom was announced in September, and after more than a month of waiting, the app is finally available to the public. In case you’re unfamiliar with...

SoundCloud gets revamped mobile and a native iPad app

10/27/2011, SoundCloud, one of the best services out there for musicians to share and promote their music, has announced that it has finally got a native iPad app in addition to a revamped mobile experience (iOS, Android and the mobile website). The smartphone apps...

The Adventures of Tintin: The Game now on Android

10/26/2011, Looking forward to The Adventure of Tintin movie that’s hitting our cinemas later this year? Well the folks over at Gameloft have come up with a way to bide your time while you wait for the movie’s release. Yes, just like it did for quite a...

DirecTV iPad app now has live TV streaming

10/26/2011, DirecTV subscribers with iPad tablets are in for a treat. The iOS app for the iPad has just been given a significant update which adds a much requested feature to the app: live streaming capabilities. All you need is to be on the same network as your...

AirCassette turns your iPhone into a retro music player

10/26/2011, While the MP3s have replaced the need for audio cassettes, that doesn’t mean the ancient format has to go away forever. A lot of people, myself included, enjoy the retro vibe that they get from putting a cassette tape into a hi-fi system or Walkman,...

Iris 9000 lets you use Siri from across the room

10/25/2011, One of the most interesting features of the iPhone 4S is its Siri voice assistant that lets you ask questions or tell your phone what to do just by using voice commands. But one of the caveats about Siri is that you need to hold the iPhone in your hand in...

iLuv iMM155 Vibro II iPhone/iPad alarm clock docking station

10/25/2011, If you’re not the type that wakes up to noise (i.e. someone calling your name, alarm, phone calls, etc), but instead prefer to be shaken awake, iLuv might have something for you in the form of the iMM155 Vibro II iPhone/iPod Alarm Clock docking station,...

Vonage launches Extensions app for iOS devices

10/24/2011, Good news for users of Vonage’s VOIP services – the company has just announced the availability of its Extensions app on iOS devices. Previously available on Android, Extensions is an easy-to-use app that allows customers to make use of...

iOS 5 semi-tethered jailbreak released

10/24/2011, A couple of weeks ago we reported the arrival of a tethered jailbreak for iOS 5, and now it looks like we’re one step closer to having a full untethered jailbreak for the operating system. It’s been reported that there now exists a...

Google Voice back on the App Store

10/21/2011, Earlier this week we reported that the Google Voice app was removed from the App Store due to numerous complaints of the app crashing after customers upgraded to iOS 5. Well, it took a few days, but Google has finally fixed the issue and updated Google...

Cobra iHelicopters fires missiles at targets

10/21/2011, The folks over at iHelicopters.net have got yet another iPhone-controlled helicopter for you up their sleeves. This one is called the Cobra iHelicopter, and what sets them aside from other remote-controlled helicopters is the fact that it can fire...

iPad 3 rumored to arrive by March 2012

10/21/2011, Now that the excitement of the iPhone 4S has come to an end, it’s time for the rumor mill to start up again, but now the device in question would be Apple’s hit tablet – the iPad 3. We’ve previously heard that production of the tablet...

Casetagram puts your Instagram photos to good use

10/21/2011, Instagram has got to be one of the most popular camera/photo sharing apps around. When most third-party services are even struggling to get a cult status, Instagram has its own following of third-party services! And now, joining  the ranks of Stickygram...