Thursday, July 19, 2012

iOS 6 coming to iPad this fall with new features but will not support the original iPad

Apple today has announced the latest version of its operating systems for the iPad (iPhone and iPod Touch), the iOS6. Available this fall, iOS6 promises to bring in more great features that will extend the capabilities of the iPad 2 and of course the new iPad (or iPad 3).iOS6 will be available as a free software update.
Among the many new features of iOS6, Apple is topbilling this with the all new Maps app which includes Apple-designed cartography, turn-by-turn navigation and Flyover view. The all new Maps app for iPad employs vector-based map elements that make graphics and text smooth, and panning, tilting and zooming incredibly fluid. It will have a new turn-by-turn navigation that will guide you to your destination with spoken directions. Plus the Flyover view will have photo-realistic interactive 3D views. Other features of the new iPad map apps include – real-time traffic information, and local search information for more than 100 million businesses with info cards with Yelp ratings, reviews and deals and photos.

Another exciting new feature that iOS6 will bring to the iPad is the much-hyped SIRI. SIRI on iOS6 on your iPad will support more languages including Spanish, Italian, Korean, Mandarin and Cantonese. It will also be optimized for use in 15 countries. But more importantly, with SIRI on your iPad, you can now ask for the latest sports score, make restaurant reservations, update your Facebook status, post to Twitter or launch app. It also has the new Eyes Free mode which enables you to use your iPad using your voice.
Other features of iOS6 for iPad include the following:
built-in Facebook integrationshared photo streamsPassbook appenhanced Safari mobile web browserFacetime over cellular networksVIP Mailbox

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