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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.

Toyota releases official jailbreak theme for the iPhone

04/04/2011, If there’s one thing that Apple or most major companies refuse to embrace, it’s the respect or embracing of the jailbreaking community. While seeing your work hacked opened and then publicly shared with the world isn’t something most...

TrapCall: the iPhone app that unmasks blocked numbers

04/04/2011, If you’ve ever had problems with prank callers interrupting your sleep or your day with anonymous calls, and you’ve had no luck finding out who they are, TrapCall for the iPhone might be what you need. Spending a hefty 201 days in review...

PwnageTool 4.3: untethered iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak released

04/04/2011, Folks who have been waiting for an untethered iOS 4.3.1 jailbreak, the day has arrived. No longer will you have to connect your iPhone to the computer just to reset your phone. According to an official announcement on the Dev-Team blog, the latest version...

HTC Thunderbolt outsells the iPhone 4 on Verizon?

04/01/2011, According to some reports online, it looks like Verizon is doing pretty well with the HTC ThunderBolt. The first ever 4G LTE phone on the network has been said to be outselling the iPhone 4. A technology research firm, BTIG, contacted 150 Verizon Wireless...

Hasbro MY3D available April 3

03/31/2011, The MY3D binoculars that allows viewers to experience 3D content on their iPhones was unveiled late last year. The handheld binoculars-like toy has now been given a release date and a confirmed price, and details about the MY3D-compatible apps have been...

The Typescreen turns your iPad into a typewriter

03/31/2011, In today’s fast moving world of technology, the past will soon be forgotten unless we choose to keep it around. Case in point, trends in the world of fashion and music are a good example of the past resurfacing all the time. But in technology, we...

Witness turns your Mac into a security camera

03/31/2011, If you’ve got fears about your house getting broken into or your roommate stealing your stuff, and you happen to have a Mac computer lying around, Orbicule has released a solution just for you. Called Witness, this app turns your MacBook or Mac...

iBuildApp.com lets you easily publish your own iPad book or magazine

03/31/2011, If you have an idea for a fantastic book or a magazine and are looking to dip your toes in the world of digital publishing, you might want to give the iPad a shot. iBuildApp.com has just added an iPad publishing solution to their list of iOS templates in...

iPhone 5 to have LTE?

03/31/2011, We’ve all heard rumors about the iPhone 5 not showing up at this year’s WWDC, but on a later date in fall instead. Now new speculations have risen from the woodwork saying that the next generation iPhone will be packing LTE radios instead. Now...

Official Vimeo app now on the iPhone

03/30/2011, d Vimeo, one of the higher-quality video streaming websites online, has just announced a new app for the iPhone, designed especially for Vimeo subscribers (both free and plus). The app will allow users to access all the features and functions of their...

iPhone helps doctors to save lives

03/30/2011, According to a recent experiment conducted in the UK, it has been proven that the iPhone helps to save lives. At the Royal United Hospital in Bath, 31 doctors with similar experience were split into two groups – those without iPhones and those with. In...

IDC predicts Windows Phone will overtake iOS market share by 2015

03/29/2011, For the surprising news of the week, it appears that the IDC has some interesting predictions to share. According to their team of researchers and analysts, they see Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform overtaking iOS’s market share by the year...

Valpak Augmented Reality takes coupon promos to a whole new level

03/29/2011, Valpak and junaio have just updated the junaio app – that adds a new Augmented Reality feature to bring discounts to customers. When users launch the app, all they have to do is enter the Valpak deals channel and look through the footage being recorded...

Speck CandyShell Card iPhone 4 case replaces wallet

03/29/2011, Don’t you just get annoyed at how fat your wallet can get when it’s loaded with credit cards, and identification cards? Well, Speck has come up with an iPhone 4 case to address that problem. Called the Speck CandyShell Card, this specially...