YouOS was a web desktop and web integrated development environment, developed by WebShaka until June 2008.
The domain 1 was acquired by a German startup company (2) in Mai 2015. The project name YouOS is now representing a mobile platform for hyperlocal interaction. YouOS technology is used to operate a German refugee help support system AngelaApp 3
An application programming interface and an IDE (integrated development environment) is currently in development. Over 700 applications have been created using this API.
In 2006, YouOS was listed on the 7th position of PC World's list of "The 20 Most Innovative Products of the Year".
YouOS was shut down on July 30, 2008 because the developers had not actively developed it since November 2006. They also could not find a use for it themselves. They have since moved on to other projects.