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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.

The Trooper from ClamCase turns your iPad 2 into a laptop

05/05/2011, Star Wars day was yesterday, and ClamCase decided to announce a new Star Wars inspired iPad case called The Trooper. Decked out in the same colors as a Storm Trooper (black and white), this iPad case makes your iPad look like it would fit right at the...

F-Browser brings Flash to iOS

05/05/2011, Right now, if you want to watch Flash videos on your iOS device, you look for an alternative website that contains iOS-friendly video, you use an alternative browser such as Skyfire, or you jailbreak your iPhone and install apps that let it happen. Retina...

iOS 5 to offer OTA updates?

05/05/2011, Some rumors have started to surface about the next major version of iOS – iOS 5. According to some reports, iOS 5 will have the ability to receive OTA updates. Currently, iOS users are forced to use iTunes in order to update their devices. A process...

Hearst Publications to sell magazines on iTunes

05/05/2011, Hearst Publications, the publisher behind popular magazines like Esquire, Popular Mechanics, and O, will be putting its publications up for sale on the iTunes store. The Wall Street Journal has reported that a deal has been finalized between the two...

Vernon Computer Source lets you rent an iPad 2

05/04/2011, If you’ve always thought about purchasing the Apple iPad 2 iOS tablet, but didn’t want to plop down $499 without knowing what you’re getting yourself into, you might have done some research and looked around for iPad 2 reviews to help...

iOS 4.3.3 released today

05/04/2011, The much-needed location tracking bug fix for iOS devices has finally arrived. After receiving a lot of flak from consumers and the media about iOS keeping a log of where people have been, Apple issued a press statement explaining the whole situation and...

iOS Maps app coming your way?

05/04/2011, Apple is looking for someone to inject improvements to the Maps app in the iOS platform, at least that is what can be garnered according to a new job listing. The candidate who manages to charm the person in power at Cupertino will be known as an...

TripIt for the iPad helps you plan your next trip

05/03/2011, We all know planning a trip is hard. In fact, it can be a grueling experience. From confirming the itinerary, to arranging transport, and calculating the expenses for everyone involved. That’s why the folks over at Concur have decided to release an...

OS X Lion to bring iOS-style uninstalls for Mac apps

05/03/2011, If you thought that the iOS method of uninstalling apps was awesome, you’re going to love OS X Lion. The latest developer version of the operating system revealed that it features the same uninstalling method as iOS for apps purchased from the Mac...

Lima: web-based app store for jailbreakers

05/02/2011, Folks with jailbroken iOS devices don’t have a single app store like the App Store to download all their files from one location. However, some developers who call themselves the Infini Dev Team have decided to come up with a web-based app store...

BlackBerry Enterprise Solution to work on multiple platforms

05/02/2011, [Blackberry World] It looks like RIM is releasing its hold on the enterprise world by making their Enterprise Solution work with platforms other than BlackBerry OS for the first time. Today, RIM announced that a multi-platform BlackBerry Enterprise...

Verizon iPhones receives iOS 4.2.7 untethered jailbreak

05/02/2011, Great news for users who own CDMA-flavored iPhone 4 devices on Big Read instead of GSM versions on AT&T – if you’ve been bothered by your tethered jailbreak for iOS 4.2.6, you now have the option to shed those chains thanks to iH8sn0w....

Taposé brings multi-app functionality to the iPad

05/02/2011, While the iPad is a very useful device, one of its most limiting functions is the fact that you can only run one app at a time – let me rephrase; have on app onscreen at a time. If you wanted to look up a map from an address in an email, you’d...

Frisbee Forever available soon on iOS

05/02/2011, Frisbee aficionados who own iPhones are going to be delighted at this news – Danish developer Kiloo Games will be creating the official Frisbee game for the iOS. Called Frisbee Forever, this officially licensed game will bring everybody’s favorite...