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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  • 3D data is also provided, but limited to the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 or later. "Flyover" allows users to see 3D satellite imagery and 3D buildings in non-satellite view.

  • While many of the user interface changes are subtle, they add to the overall experience of the new mobile operating system. Users can also print directions and map imagery to compatible AirPort printers.

  • Guided Access allows developers to integrate controls into their applications, giving users the ability to "switch off" elements of their iOS device. It means kids under exam conditions are locked in to the exam application and can't cheat by checking the answers in Safari.

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