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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.

Apptoyz appBlaster released with new promo video

07/06/2011, Remember appBlaster, the Augmented Reality game for the iPhone that plugs into a gun and lets you shoot aliens in your own living room? Well, the app along with the toy was just released today, indoor entertainment just in case you want your kids staying...

Apple overtakes RIM in US smartphone share

07/06/2011, The days of RIM dominating the smartphone industry is finally over. According to recently released findings by comScore, it looks like RIM has finally slipped from second to third place in the race. In the last quarter that ended in May, Apple’s...

Apple rumored to release iPad 2 Plus this year

07/06/2011, 2011 looks like the year of the “plus”. While Google has the recently launched Google+ social network, an analyst recently told the International Business Times that Apple might be releasing an iPad 2 refresh later this year, dubbed the...

Pokémon arriving on Android and iOS devices

07/06/2011, Despite being huge competitors of Nintendo, it looks like Android and iOS will be receiving one of the company’s most beloved IPs – Pokémon. According to a recent announcement from the Pokémon company, it will be releasing Pokémon Say Tap for...

Bing 1.1 brings Lasso to the iPad

07/05/2011, The folks over at Bing have just released a new update to the Bing iPad app with an interesting new feature: Lasso. The team discovered that currently, it takes at least nine steps to copy and paste text in an iPad in order to search for something. But...

Suppliers to ship 5 million iPad 2 touch sensors this month

07/05/2011, Since the iPad 2’s launch earlier this year, it looks consumer demand for the iOS tablet hasn’t been slowing down at all. Facing shortages earlier this year, and then recovering – Apple isn’t going to let that happen again. The company...

New York Times now offers in-app subscriptions for the iPad

07/01/2011, It looks Apple is winning the war against publishers who don’t agree with Apple’s policy of giving the company 30% of every in-app sale it makes. The New York Times, one of the companies that held out against Apple’s strict policy has made a last...

Apple updates Keynote Remote app

07/01/2011, Apple has just released a new update for its Keynote Remote app. In case you’ve got no idea what this app does, it turns your iOS device into a remote control (over WiFi) for your Mac computer that’s running Keynote – Apple’s...

Background Check app now available on Android

06/30/2011, Thanks to the power of technology today, everybody’s meeting new people on a frequent basis. And while most of the time the people you meet will turn out to be just your regular Joe, you can never be too careful right? After all, it’s better...

appFlash turns HTML5 apps into native iOS apps

06/30/2011, Remember Google Swiffy; the online tool that converts Flash files into HTML5? Well, the folks at appMobi have decided to take things a step further – by giving you the ability to convert those HTML5 into native iOS apps. Called appFlash, it is targeted...

Soundfreaq Ghost is one beautiful speaker dock

06/29/2011, The folks over at Soundfreaq are back with a new audio accessory called the SFQ-01W Sound Platform, or just Ghost (it’s actually the same sound platform they’ve been selling all this while, except that it now comes in a stunning white)....