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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.

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...

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...