iOS

iOS

iOS is a mobile operation system developed and distributed by Apple. iOS was unveiled in 2007 for the iPhone. The user interface of iOS is based on the concept of direct manipulation, using multi-touch gestures.

About iOS

iOS (previously iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system developed and distributed by Apple Inc. Originally released in 2007 for the iPhone and iPod Touch, it has been extended to support other Apple devices such as the iPad and Apple TV. Unlike Microsoft's Windows Phone (Windows CE) and Google's Android, Apple does not license iOS for installation on non-Apple hardware. As of September_12,_2012, Apple's App Store contained more than 700,000 iOS applications, which have collectively been downloaded more than 30_billion times.

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