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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.

Shadowgun arriving on iOS September 28th

09/16/2011, Remember the 3rd person shooter called Shadowgun we covered a few months ago? Well, the smartphone game with jaw dropping graphics is due to be released in a few weeks time. The game puts players into the role of a professional bounty hunter who is on the...

Square Enix to bring Chrono Trigger onto iOS and Android

09/16/2011, If you’re into classic games like Street Fighter II, you will be pleased to know that Square Enix has announced their plans to bring over their classic RPG, Chrono Trigger, onto both iOS and Android devices.

Bose unveils SoundLink Wireless Mobile speakers

09/16/2011, Bose is a company that many people have mixed feelings about. There is without doubt quality in their products, but as to whether the asking price is justified remains a debate. However the good news is that if you’re a Bose fan, the company has just...

iMessage coming to OS X Lion?

09/15/2011, Apple announced iMessage at the unveiling of iOS 5 a few months ago, and while we have still yet to catch it action (it should be arriving with the launch of iOS 5), it looks like it might be available on OS X Lion as well. A MacRumors reader recently...

Taito InvaderCade turns your iPad into an arcade machine

09/14/2011, Taito, creators of the classic arcade game, Space Invaders has decided to hop on the iPad arcade cabinet craze and launched its own version of the iPad accessory. Called the InvaderCade, this contraption turns your lovely tablet into a screen for you to...

Zero1.tv VooMote One receives price cut

09/14/2011, It sure looks like everything is getting a price cut these days – Zero1.tv’s VooMote One that turns your iPhone/iPod Touch into a remote control has just been given a price reduction. In an announcement today, Zero1.tv has stated that the VooMote...

Controversial game Phone Story pulled from the App Store

09/13/2011, Earlier today there were reports of a newly released iOS game that went live on the Apple App Store for only a few hours before it was pulled offline. The game, called Phone Story, tells the story of the iPhone – from how it was made, all the way until...

Line 6 Mobile In turns your phone into a multi-FX pedal

09/13/2011, If you’re a guitarist and you’re tired of lugging around tons of pedals and heavy cabs and heads each time you perform at a different venue, all that might change in the future. Of late we’ve had quite a number of alternatives to using...

Dolphin Browser HD arrives on the iPad

09/12/2011, One of the most popular web browsers available on the Android operating system has finally made its way over to the iPad. Earlier today, MoboTap announced the launch of Dolphin Browser HD for iPad v1.0, which should please fans of the browser who have...

New iHeartRadio app now on iPhone

09/12/2011, Remember we announced that iHeartRadio that was going to undergo a major revamp a couple of months ago? Well, it has officially gone live and Clear Channel has released the app for iOS devices this morning. Using your iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad, you can...

“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...