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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.

TripIt for the iPad helps you plan your next trip

05/03/2011, We all know planning a trip is hard. In fact, it can be a grueling experience. From confirming the itinerary, to arranging transport, and calculating the expenses for everyone involved. That’s why the folks over at Concur have decided to release an...

OS X Lion to bring iOS-style uninstalls for Mac apps

05/03/2011, If you thought that the iOS method of uninstalling apps was awesome, you’re going to love OS X Lion. The latest developer version of the operating system revealed that it features the same uninstalling method as iOS for apps purchased from the Mac...

Lima: web-based app store for jailbreakers

05/02/2011, Folks with jailbroken iOS devices don’t have a single app store like the App Store to download all their files from one location. However, some developers who call themselves the Infini Dev Team have decided to come up with a web-based app store...

BlackBerry Enterprise Solution to work on multiple platforms

05/02/2011, [Blackberry World] It looks like RIM is releasing its hold on the enterprise world by making their Enterprise Solution work with platforms other than BlackBerry OS for the first time. Today, RIM announced that a multi-platform BlackBerry Enterprise...

Verizon iPhones receives iOS 4.2.7 untethered jailbreak

05/02/2011, Great news for users who own CDMA-flavored iPhone 4 devices on Big Read instead of GSM versions on AT&T – if you’ve been bothered by your tethered jailbreak for iOS 4.2.6, you now have the option to shed those chains thanks to iH8sn0w....

Taposé brings multi-app functionality to the iPad

05/02/2011, While the iPad is a very useful device, one of its most limiting functions is the fact that you can only run one app at a time – let me rephrase; have on app onscreen at a time. If you wanted to look up a map from an address in an email, you’d...

Frisbee Forever available soon on iOS

05/02/2011, Frisbee aficionados who own iPhones are going to be delighted at this news – Danish developer Kiloo Games will be creating the official Frisbee game for the iOS. Called Frisbee Forever, this officially licensed game will bring everybody’s favorite...

Time to release digital magazines to iPad print subscribers

05/02/2011, After months of trying to reach an agreement with Apple, it looks like Time Inc. won’t be selling digital versions of their magazines on Apple’s iTunes store anymore – The Wall Street Journal has reported that the company will be issuing...

Apple removes incentivized app-installs

05/01/2011, Apple has announced that they will be banning the practice of “incentivized app installs”. For awhile now we’ve been seeing a huge number of apps that ask users to download another app to enable more options or features in the current...

Microsoft developer tool helps port iOS apps to Windows Phone 7

04/29/2011, Microsoft might have over 10,000 apps in the Windows Marketplace, but it’s got nothing on Apple’s 300,000 apps available on their App Store. So, in an effort to bring a wider app selection to WP7 users, Microsoft has announced the launch of a...

PopCap Games lets 9 year old boy create his own game

04/29/2011, PopCap Games, the company behind the highly acclaimed multi-platform games, Plants vs. Zombies and Bejeweled has got a new app developer on their team – and he’s only 9 years old. Owain Weinert, a boy suffering from pre-B Acute Lymphocytic...

Garmin official OpenCaching app released

04/29/2011, Garmin has just announced that their OpenCaching.com geocaching service, is now available as an app on Android and iOS. In case you were wondering, geocaching is a game that was apparently invented by pirates. Back in the days when people hid their...

White iPhone 4 slightly thicker than black iPhone 4

04/29/2011, It looks like Apple’s white iPhone 4 might not be perfect – folks who purchased the white iPhone 4 after its launch yesterday might have noticed that the device is slightly thicker than the original black iPhone 4. It’s barely noticeable...

Pandora supported on new BMW models

04/28/2011, Great news for fans of Pandora who are thinking or purchasing a BMW this year for your next car – the German car manufacturer has announced that all their 2011 and 2012 models will be able be able to support the Pandora Internet radio iPhone app....