When is iOS 6 due for release in the UK?iOS 6 is due for release in the UK on the 19th September 2012.
What will iOS 6 give us?
- Updated Maps which will provide turn by turn navigation
- Siri - yes siri will be available on iOS6,
- SIRI will have more local knowledge
- More language recognition than before.
- If you live in the UK, you may no longer hear, "sorry i can only find maps, businesses in the USA, and siri has local knowledge.
- Have SIRI open apps for you
- Facebook is integrated throughout the iOS allowing you to quickly post to facebook etc.
- Shared PhotoStreams: Share your photos with friends online.
- Passbook: Saves your boarding cards, cinema tickets, and coupons etc. on your phone.
- Mail: Your email is more streamlined and has a VIP list (favourite contacts)
- Safari: if you use more than one apple device, your opened web pages will be stored, so if you go to another device then it is saved for you, for example: have facebook and twitter open on your MacBook Pro. Go to your iPad and load Safari - the same pages will be loaded in tabs for you.
- Lots of updates to accessibility so anyone can use the device - even the vision impaired.
- Updates to the Facetime application
For the iPhone:
- More options when you have a call, including
- Auto reply when you cancel a call by sending the caller a text
- Setup reminders to remind you to call them back
- Set times of day where your phone automatically re-directs calls to your answer phone so you dont get calls from work - out of work hours etc.