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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.

Next iPhone to be smaller and thinner?

05/23/2011, Could the previous rumors of a smaller, thinner iPhone with a larger edge-to-edge screen be true? Apparently the CEO of France Telecom seems to think so. In a recent interview he had with AllThingsD, he dropped some vague hints to what the next iPhone...

Google Disco updated to 2.0

05/23/2011, Google’s group messaging app, Disco is something that not many people have heard about in their lives, despite the app being around for awhile. And today, Google has released an updated version of the cross-platform messenger with some useful new...

iPhone 5 to sport curved display?

05/23/2011, And let’s kick off our Monday morning with a fresh story from the iPhone 5 rumor mill. According to the folks at DigiTimes, Apple is said to be introducing a curved glass model for the next generation iPhone. Whether this pertains to the iPhone 4S...

Comcast iOS Xfinity TV app now works on your iPhone

05/19/2011, Folks who complained about how unfair it is that the Comcast iOS Xfinity TV app only works on the iPad – good news. Comcast has just updated its Xfinity TV app to version 1.5, bringing the long-awaited feature that allows the app to run on iPhones and...

A cookbook app that won’t get your iPad 2 greasy

05/18/2011, The iPad 2 and tablets in general are very versatile devices, allowing users to pretty much use them for anything – from playing games to watching movies and reading books, as well as controlling your DVR. In addition to those regular “home”...

Acoustic Research ARS20i: a dock for your iOS device

05/17/2011, If you haven’t got a docking station for your iOS device mainly because you don’t want to spend a fortune on one, you don’t have to. The great thing about having a popular device like the iPad or iPhone means there will be tons of third...

Western Digital updates WD Photos for iOS and Android devices

05/17/2011, Western Digital, manufacturers of hard drives and the WD TV media player has just introduced the latest version of WD Photos photo viewer app which now has support for WD TV Live Hub media center. For folks with the WD TV media player, you can now stream...

Dragontape lets you remix your web videos on your iPad

05/17/2011, Dragontape has just announced the launch of the Dragontape app for the iPad. This app lets users create a “mixtape” of their favorite video clips and songs found online. Instead of sharing videos by clicking on a video and then huddling around...

Infinity Blade to receive massive update this Thursday

05/17/2011,   Angry Birds may be the iOS game with the most aftermarket updates, but all those bonus levels are nothing when compared to the massive update that Infinity Blade players will be getting this Thursday. ChAIR Entertainment has just announced the...

Google News brings “News near you” on your mobile phone

05/13/2011, Everybody loves reading the news, but sometimes people just aren’t concerned about things that aren’t happening around them. Well, Google understands this and has introduced a new feature for Google News users to get more localized,...

Apple will no longer display iAd adverts in children apps

05/11/2011, It looks like children won’t have to face annoying ads in their free apps anymore – at least as long as the app developer uses iAds. It’s been reported that Apple has decided to stop providing iAds for children-targeted apps. The reason for...

RedMere makes HDMI output from iOS devices a one cable affair

05/10/2011, When the iPad 2 was introduced earlier this year, one interesting accessory that was launched together with the tablet was the Apple Digital AV adapter. Basically it allowed you to mirror whatever was on your iPad 2, iPhone 4 or iPod touch 4G on a HDTV....

Duke Nukem Forever might be coming to iOS devices

05/10/2011, Duke Nukem Forever hasn’t even come out on consoles and on PC yet and there is already some fishy evidence pointing to signs of a port for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. What’s the evidence? TouchArcade discovered that Duke Nukem...