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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.

Color: the new social network that works by proximity

03/24/2011, If you’re thinking to yourself: do we need another social network? Probably not. Do we need another photo-sharing service? Not really. Do you need a photo-sharing, social network? Well, the folks at Color seem to think so. Introducing Color: a free,...

iPad 2 international prices announced

03/24/2011, The iPad 2 ships out to the rest of the world (25 other countries) starting tomorrow and Apple has decided to reveal the prices for the tablet in most of the countries where it will be sold. Most countries in the Eurozone will have the same prices –...

Apple to enable video streaming via AirPlay directly onto TV sets?

03/23/2011, According to some reports online, Apple is planning to expand the AirPlay function of their iOS devices to include streaming video to TV sets. Currently AirPlay allows users to stream audio from their iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices onto devices that...

Apple asked to remove police-evasion apps from App Store

03/22/2011, Bad news for folks who use police-evasion apps on their iPhones. A group of US senators have asked apple to remove apps that help folks evade police and other law enforcement checkpoints that have been set up to catch folks driving under the influence of...

Metacritic Now Including iOS Game Reviews

03/21/2011, Gamers are a rough crowd to please. What games are considered gaming? Only games like Super Mario, Halo and Mass Effect? What about simple but addictive games like Angry Birds? Popular game review aggregator Metacritic is officially adding iOS games into...

Hermes iPad 2 case costs more than the tablet itself

03/21/2011, Everybody loves protecting their gadgets, which is why we have such a huge market for cases, screen protectors and bags for them. And as you know, the more popular a gadget is, the larger the selection of such accessories. One of the most popular tablets...

Google TV remote released (iOS)

03/18/2011, Google has recently released its Google TV remote app for iOS devices. The app which was previously only available on Android devices can now work on your Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad (iOS 3.0 and above). With the app, folks can switch channels,...

Project issue 4 is free

03/18/2011, The latest issue of Richard Branson’s iPad magazine, Project, issue 4 is now available for free on the iTunes App Store. Apparently the folks at American Express have decided to sponsor this month’s issue so folks looking for reading material...

iPhone 5 will feature NFC?

03/17/2011, After this week’s report about the iPhone 5 not having NFC, it looks like we have another conflicting report about the iPhone 5′s NFC capabilities. Now according to writer at Forbes, Elizabeth Woyke, she met an entrepreneur who has a friend...

Apple launches new iPhone campaign

03/17/2011, Apple has released a set of new iPhone ads, and it looks like they’ve moved on from their “There’s an app for that” catchphrase used in the previous campaign and replaced it with a brand new one. The commercials start off with the...

Turn your iPhone into a pinball machine with the Pinball Magic

03/17/2011, Are you a fan of pinball games but can’t really afford to spend money on your very own pinball machine, or don’t have the space in your home to do so? Chances are, you’ve resorted to playing virtual pinball games on your phone or on your...

Google announces connection bar for iPhone Gmail

03/17/2011, iPhone users who access Gmail through the Safari browser are in for a treat – if you haven’t noticed already, Google has updated their Gmail interface with a useful new feature: the connection bar. Don’t you just hate it when you see your...

Time Warner Cable iPad app reduced by 17 channels

03/16/2011, Remember the Time Warner Cable iPad app we mentioned yesterday? Well, we have got some bad news for you. Time Warner has announced that they have removed 17 channels from the app – due to an overwhelming demand that caused problems with the...