Well, we called this one right back in January, as we reported, “According to our tipster, Apple will rename iPhone OS to ‘iOS’ in order to ‘better reflect the diversity of devices that will run the operating system: iPhone, iPod touch, and future devices to be announced.'” Full article: RUMOR: Apple to rename iPhone OS to ‘iOS’ (with video) – January 26, 2010
Then, four months later, in April 2010, we asked MacDailyNews readers what name Apple should use when they would inevitably need to rename iPhone OS to reflect the diversity of devices running it.
With nearly 4,000 responses, the results were:
Today, Apple officially renamed “iPhone OS” to “iOS.”
Congrats to 9.13% of our beloved readers!
MacDailyNews Note: Some of the more popular “other” answers from our readers included: iPhone OS (don’t change the name), MacTouch OS, Mobile OS X, and, simply “Steve.”