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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.

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...

Apple patent suggests MagSafe adapter for iOS devices

08/18/2011, Let’s face it, there probably have been more than one occasion when you’ve tripped over your phone’s cable while it was charging, only to see it fall smack onto the floor. It’s an especially heartbreaking moment, even more so when the device is...

iPhone-controlled Griffin HELO TC Helicopter now available

08/17/2011, It looks like you and your kids won’t have much trouble looking for a remote-controlled helicopter toy this season. After iRemoco announced that its copters are now on sale, it looks like Griffin has decided to follow suit as well. Supposed to be...

Skype WiFi for iOS released

08/17/2011, Skype has just released the iOS of their Skype WiFi, which was previously only available on the computer. For those unfamiliar with that feature of Skype, it basically allows you to hook onto third party WiFi connections that would normally require you to...

iRemoco iPhone-controlled helicopter now on sale

08/16/2011, After successfully funding its first batch of iPhone-controlled helicopters, and shipping them out to over 200 backers of its Kickstarter project, the folks over at iRemoco are now making the iRemoco helicopter available to the public. The company has...

Moogle and the Future of Mobile

08/15/2011, This morning, we covered the unexpected acquisition of Motorola Mobility by Google for $12B, which is a huge premium (60%+) compared to the market value of Motorola Mobile on the previous day. Mobile technology is currently THE hot business topic with...

Amazon makes life easier for students with the Student app

08/15/2011, Great news for those of you who are students – Amazon has announced the launch of its Amazon Student app that will give iPhone and iPod Touch users a convenient and easy way to shop for textbooks, electronics, apparel, bedding and more. Students can...

4G LTE iPhone tested by carriers?

08/15/2011, There have been tons of rumors surrounding the iPhone 5 and naturally so, given Apple’s trademarked secretive nature surrounding their products. With carriers starting to roll out 4G LTE connectivity, rumors of a 4G LTE capable iPhone 5 have also sprung...