Wednesday, June 13, 2012

iOS 6: What to expect

iOS 6 is now available for developers to tinker and start playing around with. If you would like to be a part of the folks who can test the new iOS, you would need a developer account or know someone who has one. iOS 6 will be out later this fall and users will be able to wirelessly on their iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. There is a lot of speculation as to what to expect and Apple has released a number of features that users will have access to on the all new iOS 6.

1. Maps
News is all over about Apple's new maps. It promises to have picture quality so great that if you like an Ariel view the cameras are powerful enough to capture someone sunbathing. This has turned into a privacy issue with many privacy pundits advocating a resistance to these new Apple maps that will take the competition to Google Maps.

2. Siri
You personal virtual assistant Siri now supports more languages and tries to be your guide no mater where in the world you are. Will also be available on the new iPad. There will also be no need to use tapping to launch Siri just speak the word.

3. Deeper Facebook Integration
With this new improvement, you don't need to have your Facebook app always open to use FB. iOS 6 will have deep integration in all functions. If you hands are full just ask Siri to post for you. Apple and Facebook are now good friends. 

4. Shared Photo Streams
The point of this is that you can now share selected photos with selected individuals. All these shared photo streams can also be viewed on Apple TV. Share as much as you want as these photos don't count against your iCloud storage. 

5. Passbook
With this you can use your make sure your boarding pass, movie tickets and loyalty cards are all in one place. In fact once you check into an airport the app can tell you if your relaxing in the wrong terminal. 

6. FaceTime
FaceTime on iOS 6 will be available on all cellular networks including on wi-fi. This means you can use FaceTime no matter where you are. You can also make FaceTime calls on your iPad using your phone number.

There are a whole lot of improvements and including Safari which will have the ability to pick up where you left off on any of your devices.
Source: Apple iOS 6 preview

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