iOS 6: Hands-on walkthrough

iOS 6: Hands-on walkthrough

Summary: Apple unveiled iOS 6 at WWDC in June. Set for a final release in July, here's what you can expect to see in the next-generation mobile operating system.

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  • iMessage now unifies your Apple ID -- normally used for FaceTime, Messages and other services -- with your mobile phone number. It also sports a new user interface in line with iOS 6's general theme.

  • The App Stores have been redesigned from the ground up. Applications are stacked neatly, and the interface is far cleaner and easier to use. 

  • The vast majority of applications for iOS 5 still work for iOS 6 -- even the quirky ones. Everything is a lot easier to see in the redesigned App Store. The same features are there -- from top charts to featured apps -- however.

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Topic: Operating Systems

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  • OS6

    will the 4S be an automatic update?
    patbrewer
    • Unlike te dispoable phones...

      Cough, cough, Nokia, the currently shipping iPhones will get this upgrade. That is the real difference, Aple wants to keep everyone current, while some other Mega Corps only say they want to keep everyone current. Apple sells a device, while the other Mega Corp sells license stickers. Giving "free upgrades" reduces the number of paid license stickers. Why give the customer a free upgrade when you can charge them a fee?
      Jumpin Jack Flash
  • innovativeMotor> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gf-QHgW5iwQ&feature=youtu.be

    NOW it's Real ROBOT........ http://youtu.be/Gf-QHgW5iwQ
    tvcio