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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.

Windows Phone to Beat iOS by 2015, says IDC

06/13/2011, International Data Corporation, or IDC, predicts that by 2015, Android will be at the top with a 43.8% smartphone market share, while Windows Phone will stand at 20.3% and iOS at 16.9%. It’s a bold statement that might shock Apple fans, but...

Next generation iPhone in final testing stage?

06/13/2011, According to some juicy tidbits picked up by the folks over at 9to5Mac, the next generation iPhone will be making its debut after all. A tipster told them that the upcoming iPhone has reached the final testing stage and is being carried around by high...

PhoneIt-iPad turns your iPad into a 10″ phone

06/13/2011, If you’ve been holding back from getting an iPad due to the fact that it can’t make regular calls, those issues can now be put aside. Thanks to the folks over at iPhoneIslam, they’ve managed to create an app that lets users use their...

Threshold keeps an eye on your iPhone data plan

06/10/2011, If you’re on a limited data plan and you constantly find yourself exceeding your bandwidth cap unknowingly – you might have to get a larger data plan, or curb your data usage. However, checking data usage on the iPhone is quite a hassle at times,...

Dubai carrier confirms the iPhone 5 will have LTE?

06/10/2011, In a surprising twist of events, it looks like we’ll have the iPhone 5 this year after all. And it will be packing 4G LTE radios. Of course, that’s if everything etisalat’s (a carrier in Dubai) Chief Corporate Communication Officer, Ali...

Sprint iPhone being tested?

06/09/2011, According to the folks at 9to5Mac, their sources have claimed that Sprint is currently in the late stages of testing the Apple iPhone for use on its network. As we all know, the iPhone has been available on the market for almost a year now, and it was...

CounterPath Bria iPad Edition released

06/09/2011, According to the results of surveys done by analysts, nearly one in four enterprises already use tablets and by 2013, so will the majority of businesses. Seeing how popular tablets have become; CounterPath has decided to take advantage of the growing...

Magellan RoadMate 2.0 keeps you informed while on the road

06/08/2011, Magellan has just announced an update to its RoadMate app that’s available for the iPhone. Now version 2.0, the RoadMate app provides a new user interface, free lifetime maps, free traffic updates, Yelp API and Google local search for the US, Canada...

CineXPlayer brings 3D movies to the iPad

06/08/2011, Who says you need fancy displays or glasses to experience 3D content on your tablets these days? Well, if you own an iPad, that’s not the case anymore. NXP software has just launched the 2nd generation CineXPlayer that allows iPad users to enjoy the...

UberMedia releases Uber50 theme for the iPhone

06/07/2011, Fans of rap superstar 50 Cent are going to be excited at this piece of news – UberMedia, the creators of popular Twitter client – UberSocial have announced the availability of the Uber50 theme for the iPhone. Previously released for BlackBerry phones,...

The Financial Times launches web app version of its publication

06/07/2011, It looks like The Financial Times has found a way to circumvent giving Apple a 30% cut of its profits made from magazine subscriptions: through the use of a web app. The magazine has just launched the platform agnostic version of its digital magazine that...

Apple iCloud finally revealed

06/06/2011, After months of speculation and rumors, Apple has finally unveiled iCloud to the world. Touted as a replacement for MobileMe, iCloud is designed to make life easy for users to keep all their devices in sync. Be it their iPhone, iPad or Mac computer –...

Apple introduces iOS 5

06/06/2011, At the WWDC Keynote today, Scott Forstall, Senior Vice President of iOS Software took the stage to introduce the latest version of Apple’s operating system for mobile devices to the world, putting an end and confirming recent rumors and speculations...