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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.

CompuExpert WOW-Keys turns your iPhone into a computer

04/28/2011, If you’ve ever looked at the Motorola Atrix with envy in your eyes because you have an iPhone and not the Android phone that can transform into a notebook, CompuExpert is here to make your life better. The computer accessory manufacturer has come up...

iPhone tracking bug fix coming, says Apple

04/28/2011, Steve Jobs might have denied that iOS performs tracking illegally, and his stand is backed by Apple (naturally) by stating on their website that “the iPhone is not logging your location. Rather, it is maintaining a database of Wi-Fi hotspots and cell...

Apple says creating the white iPhone 4 was difficult

04/27/2011, Now we all know that the white iPhone 4 will finally arrive tomorrow, and the question on everybody’s lips has been – why did it take so long? Was it a deliberate marketing ploy? Was it some sort of sales tactic? We still don’t know the...

JBL OnBeat iPad Speakers shipping now

04/27/2011, JBL has just announced that their funky iOS device speakers are now shipping. The JBL OnBeat is one of the nicest looking speakers available on the market. With a special port that allows you to dock any iOS device – it also does double duty of acting...

White iPhone 4 goes on sale tomorrow

04/27/2011, If there’s one company that knows how to re-sell old products, it’s Apple, and tomorrow you can be sure there will be a whole line of people lining up to buy an iPhone 4 again – this time, it’ll be for a white variant. Apple has...

Apple speaks up about iOS tracking issues

04/27/2011, After about a week of silence, Apple has finally spoken up about the whole debacle surrounding the iOS tracking issue. In a press release today, the company has come clean about what the iOS does and how it obtains your location data.

Qik now offers Android-iOS video calls

04/27/2011, Qik has announced the release of a new version of Qik for Android phones. Previously, the full version of the app was only available to users who had the app preloaded on their phones. Well now, Qik has officially released the app on the Android Market,...

Apple rumored to eventually charge for iTunes Cloud service

04/26/2011, Last week we reported that Apple’s cloud music service was rumored to be nearing completion and this week, more details about the service have started surfacing. Rumors are now saying that Apple’s music service will probably start free of...

TweetDeck receives a major overhaul

04/26/2011, TweetDeck has just released the new version of their famous Twitter client – TweetDeck 2.0. The latest version of TweetDeck for iOS has been reset and rebuilt from the ground up to be “fast, flexible and full-on powerful.” If you felt that...

Pioneer AppRadio car naviation system visits the FCC

04/25/2011, An interesting car navigation device from Pioneer has just paid a visit to the FCC. Called the AppRadio SPH-DA01, it will feature car audio and navigation systems that integrate tightly with iOS devices. Called PAIS (Platform for Aggregation of Internet...

Leica i9 Concept Camera turns your iPhone into an awesome camera

04/25/2011, Black Design Associates has just announced the Leica i9 Concept Camera for Apple iPhone 4. Unlike most camera cases that simply add another lens onto your iPhone 4, the Leica i9 Concept Camera is a whole different ballgame. If we had to break it down, it...

iOS tracking allegedly denied by Steve Jobs

04/25/2011, Last week we reported about your iOS device keeping tabs on you wherever you go, and how easy it was to read the database containing your location data. As usual, this location-storing issue caused a huge stir among the internet and the media, leading to...

Camera Boost enhances your iPad 2 camera

04/22/2011, If you own an iPad 2 or you’ve read our review about it, one of the main issues we pointed out about the device was the tablet’s cameras. For a device that does so well in every other aspect, the abysmal quality of its onboard camera left a...