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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.

Pioneer AppRadio car naviation system visits the FCC

04/25/2011, An interesting car navigation device from Pioneer has just paid a visit to the FCC. Called the AppRadio SPH-DA01, it will feature car audio and navigation systems that integrate tightly with iOS devices. Called PAIS (Platform for Aggregation of Internet...

Leica i9 Concept Camera turns your iPhone into an awesome camera

04/25/2011, Black Design Associates has just announced the Leica i9 Concept Camera for Apple iPhone 4. Unlike most camera cases that simply add another lens onto your iPhone 4, the Leica i9 Concept Camera is a whole different ballgame. If we had to break it down, it...

iOS tracking allegedly denied by Steve Jobs

04/25/2011, Last week we reported about your iOS device keeping tabs on you wherever you go, and how easy it was to read the database containing your location data. As usual, this location-storing issue caused a huge stir among the internet and the media, leading to...

Camera Boost enhances your iPad 2 camera

04/22/2011, If you own an iPad 2 or you’ve read our review about it, one of the main issues we pointed out about the device was the tablet’s cameras. For a device that does so well in every other aspect, the abysmal quality of its onboard camera left a...

Husqvarna Automower controlled by iPhone app

04/22/2011, Life is getting easier nowadays. Remember back in the days when you had to walk around pushing the lawnmower under the hot sun just to keep your front yard neat? Boy, times sure have changed. Husqvarna, the creators of the Automower robotic lawnmower have...

Apple iBooks updated

04/22/2011, When it comes to book reading apps, users of iOS devices have got plenty to choose from – from big name apps like Kindle from Amazon, Nook from Barnes & Noble, and Apple’s own offering – iBooks. Folks who use iBooks on their iOS devices will...

PhatWare WritePad 5 for the iPad updated

04/20/2011, Entering text into a tablet can be a troublesome affair – especially when you don’t have an external physical keyboard, and you dislike typing on the touchscreen keyboard. Well the folks over at PhatWare have developed an app called WritePad that...

EveryScape UScapeit gives you panoramic images on your iPhone

04/20/2011, It seems like everybody is getting into the panoramic game on the iPhone recently. The other day, Microsoft released Photosynth an app that allowed users to easily stitch together photographs to create panoramic images on their iPhones. Now, EveryScape...

How green is the iPhone?

04/20/2011, Well thanks to the folks over at Geekaphone, you won’t have to do the research yourself. They’ve come up with a handy infographic to let us know how friendly the iPhone is to the environment. So how green is the iPhone? Well, it definitely...

Sony Crackle brings free streaming video to your iOS devices

04/20/2011, Sony has recently announced the release of the Crackle video streaming app for iOS devices. The app that is currently available on the PlayStation 3, Google TV and Google Chrome is now on everyone’s favorite shiny objects – the iPhone, iPod Touch...

Your Apple device knows where you’ve been, and keeps a log

04/20/2011, In a recent article, Alasdair Allan is discussing the finding that Apple devices powered by iOS 4+ (iPhones, iPads) are recording a log of your location (including a time stamp). This would come as a surprised to most users. It is conceivable that a small...

RockMelt coming to iOS in the future (updated)

04/20/2011, RockMelt, the web browser with deeply integrated social networking functions that was recently entered public beta last month will be making its way to an iOS device near you in the future. RockMelt has revealed that the RockMelt browser is waiting for...