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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.

Frisbee Forever available soon on iOS

05/02/2011, Frisbee aficionados who own iPhones are going to be delighted at this news – Danish developer Kiloo Games will be creating the official Frisbee game for the iOS. Called Frisbee Forever, this officially licensed game will bring everybody’s favorite...

Time to release digital magazines to iPad print subscribers

05/02/2011, After months of trying to reach an agreement with Apple, it looks like Time Inc. won’t be selling digital versions of their magazines on Apple’s iTunes store anymore – The Wall Street Journal has reported that the company will be issuing...

Apple removes incentivized app-installs

05/01/2011, Apple has announced that they will be banning the practice of “incentivized app installs”. For awhile now we’ve been seeing a huge number of apps that ask users to download another app to enable more options or features in the current...

Microsoft developer tool helps port iOS apps to Windows Phone 7

04/29/2011, Microsoft might have over 10,000 apps in the Windows Marketplace, but it’s got nothing on Apple’s 300,000 apps available on their App Store. So, in an effort to bring a wider app selection to WP7 users, Microsoft has announced the launch of a...

PopCap Games lets 9 year old boy create his own game

04/29/2011, PopCap Games, the company behind the highly acclaimed multi-platform games, Plants vs. Zombies and Bejeweled has got a new app developer on their team – and he’s only 9 years old. Owain Weinert, a boy suffering from pre-B Acute Lymphocytic...

Garmin official OpenCaching app released

04/29/2011, Garmin has just announced that their OpenCaching.com geocaching service, is now available as an app on Android and iOS. In case you were wondering, geocaching is a game that was apparently invented by pirates. Back in the days when people hid their...

HBO GO app now available for Android and iOS users

04/29/2011, Great news for HBO subscribers – the service that’s been slowly expanding its reach recently will allow users to gain access to over a thousand movies and complete seasons of HBO original series for no extra charge just went more mobile. Android...

White iPhone 4 sells like hot cakes

04/29/2011, The white iPhone 4 went on sale yesterday, and it looks like Apple still hasn’t lost their marketing powers. Despite the phone being nothing more than a slightly thicker, whiter version of the a phone that was released almost a year ago – people...

White iPhone 4 slightly thicker than black iPhone 4

04/29/2011, It looks like Apple’s white iPhone 4 might not be perfect – folks who purchased the white iPhone 4 after its launch yesterday might have noticed that the device is slightly thicker than the original black iPhone 4. It’s barely noticeable...

Pandora supported on new BMW models

04/28/2011, Great news for fans of Pandora who are thinking or purchasing a BMW this year for your next car – the German car manufacturer has announced that all their 2011 and 2012 models will be able be able to support the Pandora Internet radio iPhone app....

AR.Drone FlyingAce app available now

04/28/2011, Remember the AR.Drone FlyingAce app we wrote about a couple of weeks ago? The app that let two AR.Drone users pit their flying skills against each other in a virtual dogfight is now available for the public to download. AR.Drone pilots square off against...

Panasonic VIERA AR Setup Simulator helps you place your TV

04/28/2011, When it comes to placing a TV in your home, it is often difficult to accurately judge where the TV will look the best, and from which location would be the most convenient for letting multiple people watch it at a correct angle. Panasonic Corporation...

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...