iPhonestic brings you 6 Cool Facts about iOS 6. At WWDC 2012 Apple announced iOS 6 for iPod touch, iPhone and iPad with 200 new features and upgrades. iOS 6 won’t be available on compatible devices until this fall but the first beta version is available for the developers. iOS 6 will delight lots of depressed iOS users.
Siri got smarter in iOS 6. Siri understands more languages like italian, Mandarin, Catonese, and more. She can offer you more information when asked for sports, movies and more. It can make reservation for you in restaurants and she’ll have more information when you ask her for movie reviews. It has better support for twitter and Facebook, it means you can ask her to update you status on Facebook or you can ask her to tweet for you. It is also possible to launch an app using Siri.
As expected Apple will be using it’s own maps in iOS 6. Apple have added lots of new features in it, with it’s Turn-by-Turn navigation , as you approach a turn map speaks where to go then so you can keep your eyes on the road, and if you misses the turn map will automatically re-routes and updates your ETA. Along with this you also get real-time traffic information, and if there’s a major incident or traffic is messed up Maps offer you alternative way to save your time. With photo-realistic you can also see major metro areas in 3D views. Explore the cities in high resolution as you zoom around the city and its landmarks.
iOS 6 brings you even better web browsing. Safari has now iCloud tabs which allows for browsing sessions to be synced across your devices. Now it also has offline reading list so you can continue your reading when you don’t have internet access. It allows you take photos or to choose from Camera Roll and upload directly to your favorite websites without leaving Safari.
The Mail app gets some new nice features. Mail in iOS 6 allows you set-up a VIPs and their emails will be starred and appear in flagged mailbox, so you can never miss important mails. It’s now very easier to add photos and videos in emails and you can refresh your mails with simple pull.
A new app called Passbook will allow you to collect and store boarding passes, movie tickets, retail coupons, loyalty cards, and more. With this app you can check-in for a flight, get into movie, and even redeem a coupon. You can also see when your coupon expires. The app will even pull up the relevant card when you are near place where you would use it.
iOS 6 comes with new features to make the device easier to use for disable persons. Guided Access also allows students to with certain disabilities to remain on task and to focus on content. VoiceOver a new feature which reads screen for blinds and low vision users. VoiceOver is integrated with Maps, AssistiveTouch, and Zoom.
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