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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.

Kobo develops HTML5 web app to get by App Store rules

07/27/2011, Due to recent changes in the Apple App Store rules, many eBook retailers have removed in-app purchasing abilities from their apps so that they don’t have to give a portion of their revenue (30%) earned to the fruity company. Latest one to join the...

Microsoft updates OneNote Mobile for iPhone to version 1.2

07/26/2011, Microsoft OneNote users will be excited to know that the app has now been updated to version 1.2 with a whole bunch of new features. Released earlier this year in January, OneNote for the iPhone is an app that allowed users to easily capture notes, ideas,...

Google Books app disappears and reappears on the Apple App Store

07/26/2011, Yesterday the Google Books app mysteriously disappeared from the Apple App Store and now it’s back again. But this time around, it’s been neutered. Just like the eBook apps from Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and Kobo, Google Books no longer...

Booq Viper Slider case for the iPad 2 works with docks

07/25/2011, While it’s usually a great idea to have protective cases for your iPad, one of the drawbacks to using one is the fact most cases usually make the tablet impossible to use with a dock. This is largely due to the design of the cut outs on the case...

VooMote One universal remote for iOS announced

07/25/2011, It looks like Onkyo isn’t the only company announcing a remote control today. Zero1.tv has announced a new remote control device called the VooMote One. Designed to work with more than just a lineup of devices from one brand, the VooMote One turns...

Line 6 unveils MIDI Mobilizer II for iOS devices

07/25/2011, Line 6, a company known for its electronic audio equipment (i.e. amps, pedals, and instruments) has just announced the launch of its new portable MIDI interface: the MIDI Mobilizer II. Designed to work with MIDI instruments and iOS devices, it will allow...

Griffin StompBox available today

07/25/2011, The Griffin StompBox that was announced earlier this year will be going on sale today. StompBox is an accessory designed to work with Frontier Design’s iShred LIVE app. The combination of the StompBox and the app turns your iOS device into a fully...

iPad 2 Display Dock for the ultimate iOS fan

07/24/2011, How many iOS gadgets do you own? If the answer is more than one, then you’re probably looking for convenient way to store them when not in use, so they don’t end up missing all around your house. Plus it would be convenient for you to find,...

Next iPhone coming to US on September 5th?

07/23/2011, Is the iPhone arriving in September 5th? According to the latest rumors published by iPhoneItalia, it received news from a “very reliable source” who claims that the next iPhone will be launched on Swisscom’s network in October 5th. Now...

buddhify: meditate using your smartphone

07/22/2011, Interested in meditation but don’t have the time to attend classes to learn how to do so? Wish you could meditate while on the go instead? You will soon be able to, thanks to the upcoming app from Rohan Gunatillake called buddhify – the...

Battle Realms game coming to iOS and Android in 2012

07/21/2011, Does anyone remember playing the RTS game Battle Realms, created by Liquid Entertainment some ten years ago? If you do, it seems that the company will be taking the Battle Realms game and bringing it to iOS and Android devices sometime in 2012. The bad...