iOS 6 – Siri, Facebook, New Maps and More

By Chitrangada Rathore
June 15, 2015
iOS 6 – Siri, Facebook, New Maps and More

‘Have you been waiting for the launch of the long awaited operating system iOS6 too?’

Well, the long wait is finally over, as iOS6 arrives in the markets, ready to be downloaded as per your convenience and pleasure.

The highly anticipated new operating system iOS6 from Apple has finally hit the floor with many outstanding features.

The new operating system iOS6 is ready to give iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users a taste of new digital world. Apple has announced the pre-release version of the iOS6 at its World Wide Developers Conference which means it is only available for developers right now. The full-fledged version for all the users would be announced in fall this year i.e. September-October, 2012.

iOS 6 continues the rapid pace of innovation that is helping Apple reinvent the phone and create the iPad category, delivering the best mobile experience available on any device, Scott Forstall, Apple’s senior vice president of iOS Software was caught quoting. We can’t wait for hundreds of millions of iOS users to experience the incredible new features in iOS 6 including the new Maps app, expanded Siri support, deep Facebook integration, Shared Photo Streams and the innovative new Passbook app.

Apple is packed up with some revolutionary announcements this year queuing with iPhone 5, iPad Mini, new iPods and now iOS6. The iPhone maker may expectedly come up with the same day release for iPhone 5 and iOS6. iOS6 will be supported for iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad2, new iPad and 4th generation iPod touch.

Some eye-catching features of ios6

iOS6 Features

Here are some eye-catching features that the new innovative operating system comes up with:

Siri Is More Serious Now.

The iOS6 presents a new, upgraded Siri, an intelligent personal assistant software works with voice command. The Siri is available for new iPad. The speech navigation software is able to do many interesting things like never before. It is capable of clearly understanding questions and is quick enough to answer them, such as queries about sports score, reservation booking at restaurants, movie trailer watching, starting apps on devices, tweeting and sharing by voice, etc.

One of the major Siri features that would amaze everyone is its ‘Eyes Free feature’. This feature would allow Siri to drive your car automatically. Some major car manufacturers such as BMW, Audi, Honda, etc. are pleasantly looking forward to produce cars that would support this feature in next 12 month.

iOS6 Goes More Social With Facebook

It can be considered as the best Facebook mobile application. Apple has integrated a new Facebook application in its new operating system iOS6. It is similar to the Twitter app which the company has already included in iOS5. The new promising Facebook app interface would allow you to share your status, photos, locations, videos and recommendations more conveniently and amusingly. The application is available to download, but it doesn’t allow non-Apple apps to be shared on Facebook. However, it would allow seeing your friend’s App Store recommendations.

Call Back Reminders, Do Not Disturbs, Smart Messages

Want to remind yourself to call someone? You can do that by setting reminder call back. Are you busy doing something, driving car or in meeting? You can set a message to reject incoming calls. Frustrated with so many promotional calls and messages? You can enable Do Not Disturb facility on your phone to bypass these things silently.

The New Promising Map

The time for Google Map to say good bye from Apple devices seems short as Apple has shown some encouraging things on iOS6 map system. The new 3-D view is out there with clear glimpse of major cities. Other great features such as traffic information, Siri controllable map, etc. are also there to put new iOS6 map ahead of Google map.

There are plenty of remarkable features that would really make you love iOS6 such as iCloud tabs, Mail VIPs, FaceTime over 3G, Guided Access, Photo Stream, Passbook, etc.

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