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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.

Dropbox for iOS updated

04/18/2011, Dropbox, the popular free cloud storage service for mobile devices and computers, has just been updated for the iOS. Many new features that improve the app on the iPhone and iPad have been included in today’s update. In case you didn’t know,...

White iPhone 4 spotted in leaked Verizon inventory listing

04/15/2011, After months of false hopes, countless leaks, and tormenting teases – the white iPhone 4 will finally make its way into the hands of consumers. The legendary white iPhone 4 has somehow managed to find its way out of its fantasy world and into ours....

Hinge: the eco-friendly iPad stand

04/15/2011, If there’s one thing we like seeing all the time, it’s a product that’s green. White not entirely innovative, this Kickstarter project called Hinge for the iPad 1 + 2 did pique our interest. It is a simple, yet elegantly designed...

White iPhone 4 confirmed by Apple

04/15/2011, Yesterday it was rumored that the white iPhone 4, due to arrive next month is currently in production. According to the latest report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple has confirmed that the white iPhone 4 will be arriving this spring, which means the...

Reebok Promise Keeper app uses peer pressure to help you stay fit

04/14/2011, Reebok has just launched a new app that attempts to help you stay fit through the power of social networks – and peer pressure. Called The Promise Keeper, you use the app to schedule when you plan to have your next run. The app will then inform all your...

Apple iOS 4.3.2 tethered jailbreak released

04/14/2011, A few hours ago we announced that the iOS 4.3.2 update had been released by Apple. And now there’s already news of a jailbreak available. While it is a tethered jailbreak (you’ll have to connect your iPhone to your PC each time you want to...

iOS 4.3.2 released

04/14/2011, Apple has just released a new version of iOS today. Bringing up all supported iOS devices to version 4.3.2, the update is mainly for fixing bugs that were present in the previous version of the operating system. The update is said to address frozen...

Rage won’t be arriving on Android anytime soon

04/14/2011, According to an interview with PC gaming legend, John Carmack, it’s going to be awhile before we ever see Rage or any of their titles making their way to Android phones anytime soon. The first thing that might pop up to mind would be – is it the...

Microsoft mobile browser speed test results are unconvincing

04/13/2011, At MIX11, Microsoft were showing off how fast the web browser on Windows Phone 7 was supposed to be. They pitted the iPhone 4 and Nexus S against a WP7 phone with the Mango update by running a HTML5 rendering test on all 3 phones. Unsurprisingly, the WP7...

Jajah brings phone calls to Facebook

04/13/2011, One of the main problems about free VoIP or phone call solutions nowadays is that it requires both parties to have the same app in order to work. Well the folks at Jajah have come up with an interesting solution to the problem. Since most of the...

ArtStudio for iPad updated and discounted

04/13/2011, While we’re waiting for Adobe Photoshop to arrive on the iPad, it doesn’t hurt to use alternative software in the meantime. One such app for the iPad that’s been getting good reviews is ArtStudio – a professional drawing and painting...

Apple iPhone 5 production map not yet released?

04/13/2011, A couple of days ago, some analysts mentioned that the iPhone 5 won’t be in production until September. This news broke some hearts – especially those people who’ve been on the 3GS and looking to upgrade this June, but some remained hopeful...

Oscium iMSO-104 turns your iOS device into an oscilloscope

04/13/2011, There really is an app for everything, though sometimes the app requires some hardware involved as well – case in point, the Oscium iMSO-104. The iMSO-104 is a combination of a breakout cable that attaches to the iOS device’s port, and an app that...

The iPad 2 is capable of glasses-free 3D

04/12/2011, Who would’ve thought that we’d see glasses-free3D on the iPad 2? Well thanks to some researchers at France’s Engineering Human-Computer Interaction Research Group (EHCI), they’ve found a way to recreate the whole glasses-free 3D...