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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.

Alleged iPhone 5 cases show up again

09/02/2011, Remember the iPhone 5 cases that showed up not too long ago? Well, the folks over at 9to5mac have discovered even more images of the cases through an Italian blog. The site shows off the case with the iPhone 4 placed inside for comparisons, and if it...

Frogger Decades marks Frogger’s 30th birthday

09/02/2011, Great news old school gamers – if you remember the classic arcade game, Frogger – you’ll be pleased to know that Konami has decided to celebrate its 30th anniversary by releasing a brand new, updated version of the game. This time, instead of...

XtremeMac announces four iOS/Mac specific sound systems

09/02/2011, There are plenty of iOS speaker docks around and speaker systems for the Mac, just walk into any Apple store or Apple reseller and you’ll know what I mean, but more variety can’t hurt right? If the offerings at the moment aren’t to your fancy,...

iSwifter 4.1 brings Google+ games to the iPad

09/01/2011, One of the problems with owning an iOS device is the lack of Flash support. While most popular Flash content available online have readily available alternatives (i.e. HTML5 YouTube), there’s still a lot of Flash content out there that’s...

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air app is BBM Music for iOS?

08/29/2011, While BlackBerry users are soon going to be sharing music over the BBM Music service, it looks like iOS will have its own answer to it, through the form of Zeppelin Air. The first app that was ever designed to collect and share tunes wirelessly on iOS...

More iPhone 5/4S pictures leak

08/29/2011, The folks over at macpost seem to be on a roll – after revealing the rear cover of the purported iPhone 5/4S prototype last week, they’re back this time around with more pictures front of the device instead. Judging by the photographs, it looks...

iZON lets you monitor your home with your iPhone

08/29/2011, Are you paranoid about what goes on in your house when there’s nobody at home? Wish there was some way you could monitor what’s going on at home using your iOS device when you’re out of the house? At the moment there are solutions that...

Linux spotted running on an iPad

08/29/2011, Everybody loves introducing operating systems to where they don’t belong. Case in point? The countless Android iPhones, Android TouchPad and even the Android HTC HD2. Well, now we’ve got one more device to add to the list: an iPad running...

White iPod Touch on the way? (Continued)

08/29/2011, While everyone is talking about the iPad 3 or the iPhone 5, nobody seems to be paying any attention to the 3G-less little sibling of the two devices – the iPod Touch. Well, it looks like a white variant of the iPod Touch might be on the way. The folks...

iPhone 5 EVT Prototype back cover, audio and volume parts leaked

08/26/2011, As we draw closer to the rumored announce date of the next generation iPhone, the inevitable leaks start appearing much more frequently. Case in point, the folks over at macpost.net have received a bunch of photographs showing off what is said to an early...

Rumored iPhone 5 case hints at a larger, thinner device

08/26/2011, It looks like the iPhone 5 is going to be a larger, thinner device – if some recently spotted cases for the phone turn out to be the real deal. Some folks have managed to get their hands on what is said to be a protective case for the iPhone 5. When an...

Steve Jobs Is Stepping Down as CEO of Apple

08/24/2011, Less than a hour ago, Steve Jobs sent this letter via his public relations: “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know. Unfortunately, that...

Booktrack adds soundtrack to your eBooks

08/24/2011, If you enjoy reading books but you’re looking for a more immersive experience without resorting to watching a movie or listening to audio book, Booktrack might have the solution for you. The company has just launched its new technology today with...