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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.

SW-Box kiBoard gives your iPhone a QWERTY keyboard

06/23/2011, If you’re a fan of physical keyboards, no touchscreen keyboard is ever going to replace or even come close to giving you the same experience. Fortunately there are a plethora of keyboards available for the iPhone to turn it into a QWERTY-keyboard...

Donya’s New Video And Audio Out Dongle For Your iOS Devices

06/23/2011, If you’re looking to hook your iOS device up to a television or monitor or even a set of speakers and you don’t have Apple’s Airplay, then perhaps Donya’s new video and audio out dongle will now provide you with an alternative...

Over one million iPhone users are on T-Mobile

06/22/2011, The iPhone is a popular phone, without a doubt, but how popular is it? Well, the folks over at 9to5Mac recently spoke with a T-Mobile spokesperson and discovered that there are over a million iPhone users on the carrier’s network; and T-Mobile...

iOS simulator spotted running on Dell touchscreen monitor

06/22/2011, App developers are probably familiar with the iOS simulator – a program for your computer that lets you test out any iOS apps you developed for the platform. While it’s possible to use your mouse to mimic the touch user interface on your computer,...

Impulse Response App records the acoustics of your room

06/21/2011, Sam Harman, creator of the Twinthesiser (an app that turns tweets into sound) will be unveiling his latest creation at the 2011 Festival of Design and Innovation at Bournemouth University. Called the Impulse Response Application, it is designed to capture...

Capcom iOS titles going for a dollar

06/21/2011, Capcom is one of the bigger names when it comes to video games, and they have certainly done their bit when it comes to supporting the iOS platform – after all, there’s money to be made there, no? The gaming company has just put up a quartet...

TiVo releasing new Android and iOS apps

06/20/2011, In the latest issue of the CEPro magazine, TiVo mentioned that it will be releasing additional companion mobile apps for Android and iOS devices. The company currently has TiVo remote control apps on those platforms, but it looks like they will be giving...

iPING Putter App improves your putting

06/18/2011, Technology has been used to help golfers improve their game for quite awhile now. We’ve covered some apps before, and a high tech glove, and now the folks at PING have a new way to improve your putting. Called the iPING Putter App, this app measures...

Apple vs. Samsung battle continues

06/18/2011, Back in April, Apple put on their boxing gloves and stepped into the ring with Samsung by accusing the Korean electronics manufacturer of copying its products. The legal battle went on for quite awhile, when in May, the Federal Court asked Samsung to...

PopBooth turns your iOS device into a photo booth

06/16/2011, In this age where digital photographs are taking over actual prints, it has become a novelty to own physical photographs again. Well, if you reminisce about those days, Sincerely has got some great news for you. The folks behind Postagram (the app that...

Yahoo! AppSpot helps you find apps on your iOS and Android phone

06/16/2011, App stores for iOS and Android devices are getting even more crowded by the day, and users are finding it harder and harder to look for new apps that interest them. Even developers are getting a hard time promoting their new apps, with the constant surge...

Facebook iOS photo sharing app leaked (updated)

06/15/2011, The folks over at TechCrunch seems to have gotten their hands on a whole bunch of documents containing details and images of Facebook’s upcoming photosharing app for the iPhone. And judging from their first impressions, they seem to be pretty...