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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.

Griffin IntelliCase for iPad 2 now available

08/03/2011, One of the drawbacks to the Smart Cover is that it only protected the front of your iPad 2. Case manufacturers have realized this for quite some time now and have been making covers that have the features of both the Smart Cover and regular protection for...

Radio Shack rumored to cut iPhone prices tomorrow

07/31/2011, While we still don’t know when the next iPhone is arriving, there are certainly plenty of rumors going around about the phone arriving in a couple of months. And the latest reports about a price cut for happening at the Radio Shack aren’t...

iTunes 11 to feature new UI and iCloud integration?

07/30/2011, Sick and tired of looking at the same old interface every time you load up iTunes? If rumors turn out to be true, then you’re in luck. The folks over at idownloadblog.com claimed that a reliable source of theirs tipped them off about Apple’s...

FaceTime coming to Verizon’s 3G network

07/29/2011, According to the latest reports online, Verizon users might soon be able to make FaceTime calls over 3G 9to5Mac.com’s sources have claimed that the Verizon has multiple engineers testing FaceTime over 3G in many regions that have heavy iPhone usage....

Pixeet 360 lets you create 360 Panoramas with your iPhone

07/29/2011, Panoramas are some of the most fun things you can create with the use of a camera, but it’s difficult to create really good compositions due to the inaccuracy of the human eye, and lens when it comes to stitching images together. However, the folks...

Skyfire releases VideoQ app for iOS

07/28/2011, We all know Apple’s relationship with Flash, and it was no surprise when the company officially mentioned that they didn’t want to support Flash in iOS. Well short of jailbreaking, there was really no way to watch Flash videos on your iOS...

Kobo develops HTML5 web app to get by App Store rules

07/27/2011, Due to recent changes in the Apple App Store rules, many eBook retailers have removed in-app purchasing abilities from their apps so that they don’t have to give a portion of their revenue (30%) earned to the fruity company. Latest one to join the...

Microsoft updates OneNote Mobile for iPhone to version 1.2

07/26/2011, Microsoft OneNote users will be excited to know that the app has now been updated to version 1.2 with a whole bunch of new features. Released earlier this year in January, OneNote for the iPhone is an app that allowed users to easily capture notes, ideas,...

Google Books app disappears and reappears on the Apple App Store

07/26/2011, Yesterday the Google Books app mysteriously disappeared from the Apple App Store and now it’s back again. But this time around, it’s been neutered. Just like the eBook apps from Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and Kobo, Google Books no longer...

Booq Viper Slider case for the iPad 2 works with docks

07/25/2011, While it’s usually a great idea to have protective cases for your iPad, one of the drawbacks to using one is the fact most cases usually make the tablet impossible to use with a dock. This is largely due to the design of the cut outs on the case...

VooMote One universal remote for iOS announced

07/25/2011, It looks like Onkyo isn’t the only company announcing a remote control today. Zero1.tv has announced a new remote control device called the VooMote One. Designed to work with more than just a lineup of devices from one brand, the VooMote One turns...

Line 6 unveils MIDI Mobilizer II for iOS devices

07/25/2011, Line 6, a company known for its electronic audio equipment (i.e. amps, pedals, and instruments) has just announced the launch of its new portable MIDI interface: the MIDI Mobilizer II. Designed to work with MIDI instruments and iOS devices, it will allow...