IPHONE AND ITS IOS HISTORY: IPHONE AND ITS IOS HISTORY By Devan Raju Pericherla IPHONE: IPHONE The iPhone was the first generation of iPhone designed and marketed by Apple Inc. and was succeeded by the iPhone 3G. It was announced on January 9, 2007 after months of rumors and speculation. It was introduced in the United States on June 29, 2007. It featured quad-band GSM with GPRS and EDGE. PowerPoint Presentation: The original iPhone was introduced by Steve Jobs on January 9, 2007 in a keynote address at the Macworld Conference & Expo held in Moscone West in San Francisco, California. Jobs introduced the iPhone as a combination of three devices: A "widescreen iPod with touch controls"; A "revolutionary mobile phone"; and A "breakthrough Internet communicator". IPHONE OS: IPHONE OS Apple's iOS did not have an official name until the release of the iPhone software development kit (iPhone SDK) on March 6, 2008. On June 29, 2007, Apple released the first version of iOS - concurrently with the first iPhone with the series of 1. July 11, 2008 saw the public release of iPhone OS 2.0, with upgrades through version 2.2 made available to all models. PowerPoint Presentation: iOS 3.0 was released June 17, 2009 with updated through version 3.1.3. The first generation iPod touch and iPhone have iOS 3.1.3 as their newest available version. The iPad was introduced with 3.2, a version made specifically for the iPad. On June 21, 2010, iOS 4.0 was released to the public and was made available only to the iPod touch. iPhone. 4.0 was announced to have over 1500 new APIs for developers, with the highly anticipated multitasking feature. PowerPoint Presentation: The second generation iPod touch and iPhone 3G have iOS 4.2.1 as their latest version available. iOS 4.2 is the first version to bring major feature parity to the iPhone and iPad. The release of the CDMA iPhone for Verizon Wireless saw a branching of iOS. The 4.2 version sequence continued for the CDMA phone while 4.3 was released for all other products. PowerPoint Presentation: On June 6, 2011, Apple previewed iOS 5, Apple TV 4.4 beta and the iOS SDK 5 beta along with iCloud beta among other products. This update introduced iMessage chat between devices running iOS 5, a new notification system, Newsstand subscriptions, Twitter integrated into iOS, Reminders app, Enhancements to AirPlay, full integration with iCloud and over 200 new features. iOS 5.0 supports All iPad models, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 GSM, iPhone 4 CDMA, the iPod touch 3rd generation and the iPod touch 4th generation. PowerPoint Presentation: With the June 6, 2011 announcement of iOS version 5.0, a USB connection to iTunes is no longer needed to activate iOS devices. Data synchronization happens automatically and wirelessly through Apple's new iCloud service. Apple claims that there are over 200 new features in iOS 5, including revamped notifications, a proprietary messaging app across all iOS devices Full Twitter integration are among the reported 200 new features. PowerPoint Presentation: Apple concurrently provides the same version of iOS for the comparable model of iPod and iPhone, usually devices released in the same calendar year. iPhone users receive all software updates for free, while iPod touch users paid for the 2.0 and 3.0 major software updates. As of iOS 4.0, Apple no longer charges for iPod touch updates.