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iOS 6 goes official with new Maps and Facebook integration

11 June, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
iOS 6 goes official with new Maps and Facebook integration - read the full textApple has just announced the next version of its iOS platform for the iPhone, iPod Touch and the iPad. iOS 6 has an updated Siri, Facebook integration and completely new Maps application with built-in turn-by-turn navigation as its key features. The evolved Siri got the most stage time it now...


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  • 2014-09-28 10:57
  • u1vg

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-13 15:59 from nTpT - click to readyep just like siri ;)its funny because its an extras feature, just for fun! haha, weve got all the basic feature like reject call per sms, offline reading,night-time profile, cellular video call,shared photo, google wallet, and fully functioning maps with a turn by turn navi 3d building and street view covered for us ;)

but still more fun than that old slide to unlock ting :P

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  • 2012-06-15 10:24
  • 0jv2

> In reply to Fragmentation MUCH! @ 2012-06-13 12:28 from mfY6 - click to readHaving some features removed is better than not even getting the update at all eventhough your device is more than capable of supporting it.

Fragmentation is the denial of a whole numerical update rather than just missing a few features.

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  • 2012-06-15 09:48
  • R5te

Haha still no Dutch Siri. People have been promissed a dutch siri since the release of the iPhone 4s. Kind of funny. Apple support :/

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  • 2012-06-14 18:54
  • n%nF

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-13 18:18 from 3AxW - click to readlol your so right IOS its just basically an app launcher and the features have been out on other platforms! Android is my prefered choice. I would even go with wp7

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  • 2012-06-14 01:01
  • jmK6

so good old, innovative Apple has launched a load of new features onto their devices that have already existed on other platforms for months and months and months. Wonder if any lawsuits will follow?!

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  • 2012-06-13 18:18
  • 3AxW

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-13 15:04 from 0sSL - click to readwith all due respect faceunlock is defective feature also its not secure its feature just for show off "Look i can Unlock my phone using my big nose"

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  • 2012-06-13 15:59
  • nTpT

IOS is stability Andriod is variety

Stability VS variety

Depend what u like & happy agree?

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  • 2012-06-13 15:07
  • tVmd

so lets be clear, android "fragmentation" means:

-you might not get the newest and greatest os but the feature in it is the same , OS update is more like enhacemets on the core system itself. and added extra feature, like face unlock , data manager.

IOS "fragmentation" means :

-you will get the greatest OS with patches on system added a basic fungtionality like facebook intergration adn reject call with sms, but cant have the same important feature like video call over 3g unless you jailbreak or get a newer i-device.


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  • 2012-06-13 15:04
  • 0sSL
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iOS is getting more fragmented... Now some of the "features" are not ment for the iPhone 4. So no wyou only have one choice if you don't want to be left behind... for now! The iPhone 4S and that will soon be "outdated" in the Apple universe when the iPhone 5 arrives... (it (the 4S) already is, compared to the competition) ;-)

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  • 2012-06-13 12:28
  • mfY6

While Apple may have the majority of its customers using the latest version of iOS, every new software update typically breaks compatibility with a round of older devices. iOS 6 is no exception we've already learned that the original iPad and third-generation iPod touch wouldn't receive the update at all, but even devices receiving iOS 6 will miss out on some key features. Most notably, only A5 or A5x devices (the iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and new iPad) will get to use the new Flyover and turn-by-turn navigation features in iOS 6. Apple doesn't give a reason for this, so we can't say for sure that the older processor in other iOS devices is the limiting factor here, though it's certainly something all the eligible devices have in common. The iPhone 4 also won't be able to take advantage of Facetime over cellular networks, with the phone's A4 processor again potentially being the limiting factor there.

The iPhone 3GS in particular will be missing out on a number of other features shared Photo Streams, VIP and flagged email features, and the offline reading list will all be missing in action on the iPhone 3GS. Given that the iPhone 3GS is just about three years old, we can't say we're surprised to see some features not making it over, but it's still a bit of a bummer for those who may have picked it up for free on AT&T recently.


sooo, lets talk about the samsung i9000 get a feature pack instead of ics update officially again . . basically 3gs will only get facebook intergation -,- and a number "6" on system properties

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  • 2012-06-13 11:38
  • 0sSL

> In reply to are u sober? @ 2012-06-12 15:00 from 3sEw - click to readlol you are right they copy pasted the code and introduced new features and gave it for free

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  • 2012-06-13 11:16
  • KI1t

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 and a iPhone 4s I and love them, sure there are advantages and disadvantage of both devices and software but there both amazing phones, why can we all just bake cakes filled rainbow and smiles like we use to before smartphones....

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  • 2012-06-13 05:57
  • PNf{

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-12 14:45 from t7S% - click to readOk... yes... WP has the best social network integration simply because I think Microsoft put an extra focus on social network integration and they did a great job.

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  • 2012-06-13 05:38
  • j8Sw

> In reply to Sir Awesome @ 2012-06-12 11:52 from sy1s - click to readNot everyone can do custom ROMs and they stay with what have... now that I think about it a lot of people don't even care about updates until they get it.

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  • 2012-06-13 05:09
  • j8Sw

> In reply to harlekkin @ 2012-06-12 06:17 from XrGG - click to readfinally! someone open-minded. i agree w/you mate.

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  • 2012-06-13 05:07
  • YTZn

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-12 11:14 from nTpT - click to readExactly what I was thinking... I have yet used Symbian so I don't know where it lands

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  • 2012-06-13 04:57
  • j8Sw

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-06-12 11:58 from p77u - click to readreally? videos can buff in the background? gee! thnks for this info mate :)

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  • 2012-06-13 04:42
  • YTZn

> In reply to Yogi @ 2012-06-12 17:43 from EB%j - click to readyou call it copying if a company integrates facebook on their phone? how the hell is that copying? everyone is doing it (well, except Apple in the past yrs).

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  • 2012-06-13 04:20
  • YTZn

oh yeah! finally! finally Apple managed to creat an OS we can call "totally not out of the game!"

so many new added features, i cant wait to have this. although i doubt that all of this updates are available on the 3gs (remember iOS4 on 3g?)

good job Apple! i'm sure the android fanboys are already preparing their negative puns to defend their on OS.

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  • 2012-06-13 04:01
  • YTZn

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