At WWDC 2012 the anticipated iOS 6 was revealed and Apple said that the new platform will include 200 new features! So what are its highlights?
Siri – Siri will see reap most of the updates with it now being available on the iPad. Sports lovers will love its ability to ask sports scores. Movie goers will love the ability to ask Siri what movies are playing and ask for its ratings. Siri will also have the ability to launch applications, with a much anticipated use for in-car use where manufacturers like Mercedes and BMW have partnered with the company.
Maps – Users will no longer have Google Maps as default map solution as Apple will be bringing their own 3D maps with audible turn-by-turn navigation. Maps will re-route users if there is heavy traffic ad will have Yelp support for 100 million business listings.
Facebook – Rumors were confirmed and iOS will receive Facebook integration. Users will be able to share gallery photos right to Facebook and events will appear in the calendar.
Phone – We must not forget that the iPhone is, in fact, a phone, so this will also be receiving some updates. They’ve added a “Do Not Disturb” feature that allows users to mute calls to all callers excepted ones you’ve designated. Users will also be able to reply will messages to missed calls or set a reminder to call them back.
FaceTime – users will be able to use FaceTime on a wireless cellular network and not just be limited to WiFi.
Apple did note that the iOS6 update would not be available for the first generation iPad.
What do you think about the updates? Is there anything Apple didn’t include in iOS 6 that you think should have been included?
Source: Phone Arena