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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.

Bluelounge MiniDock turns wall sockets into iPhone docks

08/08/2011, Hate having to deal with wires, especially when it comes to charging your iOS devices? You could always invest in a dock. But most of the time, the docks themselves have wires that you need to take care of as well so it’s not really an alternative...

Lower-priced iPhone launching soon?

08/05/2011, According to an analyst over at RBC Capital, who were reported to have recently spent time with Apple’s CFO, Peter Oppenheimer and COO, Tim Cook; he he’s got some interesting news to share. As reported by BGR, the analyst, Mike Abramsky, was...

DollyCam lets your iPhone record professional-looking videos

08/04/2011, Got a case of the shaky hands? If so, you’re going to appreciate what the folks over at Linkoping, Sweden have come up with. Some scientists at the Linkoping University recently launched DollyCam for the iPhone and iPad – an app that helps people...

Cut the Rope: Experiments now available for iOS devices

08/04/2011, Have you played Cut the Rope, and Cut the Rope: Holiday Gift until you’ve managed to score 3 stars on all the stages and unlock every single achievement in the game? If you answered yes, we’ve got some good news for you. ZeptoLab, the creators...

Twitter HTML5 web app for iPad launched

08/04/2011, If you use Twitter on an iPad and you’re somehow not a fan of the native iOS app on the phone, Twitter has some good news for you. Yesterday the microblogging social network announced that it has launched the HTML5 web app version of the app for the...

Rage HD optimized for the iPad 2

08/03/2011, Remember id Software’s hit iOS game – Rage? Well it looks like John Carmack and his boys aren’t quite done with it yet, and have offered a new update to the game so that it is now more iPad 2-friendly. The latest update to Rage HD includes...

Griffin IntelliCase for iPad 2 now available

08/03/2011, One of the drawbacks to the Smart Cover is that it only protected the front of your iPad 2. Case manufacturers have realized this for quite some time now and have been making covers that have the features of both the Smart Cover and regular protection for...

Radio Shack rumored to cut iPhone prices tomorrow

07/31/2011, While we still don’t know when the next iPhone is arriving, there are certainly plenty of rumors going around about the phone arriving in a couple of months. And the latest reports about a price cut for happening at the Radio Shack aren’t...

iTunes 11 to feature new UI and iCloud integration?

07/30/2011, Sick and tired of looking at the same old interface every time you load up iTunes? If rumors turn out to be true, then you’re in luck. The folks over at idownloadblog.com claimed that a reliable source of theirs tipped them off about Apple’s...

FaceTime coming to Verizon’s 3G network

07/29/2011, According to the latest reports online, Verizon users might soon be able to make FaceTime calls over 3G 9to5Mac.com’s sources have claimed that the Verizon has multiple engineers testing FaceTime over 3G in many regions that have heavy iPhone usage....

Pixeet 360 lets you create 360 Panoramas with your iPhone

07/29/2011, Panoramas are some of the most fun things you can create with the use of a camera, but it’s difficult to create really good compositions due to the inaccuracy of the human eye, and lens when it comes to stitching images together. However, the folks...

Skyfire releases VideoQ app for iOS

07/28/2011, We all know Apple’s relationship with Flash, and it was no surprise when the company officially mentioned that they didn’t want to support Flash in iOS. Well short of jailbreaking, there was really no way to watch Flash videos on your iOS...