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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.

JBL OnBeat pumps music out of your iOS devices

03/29/2011, JBL has just announced the launch of their new loudspeaker dock for iOS devices, called the OnBeat. This specially designed speaker dock is suitable for iPad, iPod, and iPhone devices. With a rotatable stand, it can even be the perfect companion for you...

iOS 5 rumored to have deep voice command integration

03/29/2011, While we’ve all be hearing about how much more cloud-oriented iOS 5 is speculated to be, there hasn’t been much talked about what these cloud services will be used for. Well according to some reports online, Apple will be making use of cloud...

Joule Chroma: a luxury stand for your iPad

03/29/2011, Element Case, the designers of the Joule stand for the iPad have announced the launch of their new line of iPad stands called the Chroma Joule. This time around it’s been designed to hold both the iPad and the iPad. The stands are made from aircraft...

Amazon asks iOS developers to bring apps over to Kindle

03/28/2011, It looks like Amazon really wants to get in on the whole app business. After launching their own Android app store, the online mega-store has been reported to have sent invitations to third party developers to port their apps over to Kindle. The creators...

iPhone 5 won’t be revealed at this year’s WWDC?

03/28/2011, For the past few years, people all over the world – especially Apple fans have been waiting for the imminent arrival of a new iPhone in June. But it looks like this year, iPhone fans won’t have anything to look forward to. According to some rumors...

Apple Worldwide Developers Conference registration open

03/28/2011, Developers looking forward to the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) should be glad to know that registrations are now open. The annual event hosted by Apple showcases their latest innovations and newest technologies in iOS and Mac OS X. With...

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,...