Apple at World Wide Developers Convention (WWDC) 2012 inducted their latest contributions to the Apple’s portfolio; new software, new hardware and the world’s most dominant mobile operating system for iOS lovers. iOS 6 would be supported from the iPhone 3GS and above, iPad 2, the new iPad and 4th and 5th generation iPod touch.
The new iOS 6 promises over 200 new features that would be added to make life easier, however, we will discuss 5 top things that you should know regarding iOS6.
Stream Photo over iCloud
The new feature allows sharing photos with your friends and people via iCloud on an iOS 6 devices. Real time synchronization of photos and commenting feature is added. You can share as many photos you want without storage problem.
Boarding passes, movie tickets and tickets are some of the passages that you can scan in your details to get access to. Scanning in the details to board a plane, watch a movie in a cinema. This application helps in storing the information that you require. Information is updated in real time, a flight has been rescheduled, and you will be informed of the latest updates. You can say goodbye to your cards, coupons and ticket, all your information will be handled with fuss-free and conveniently.
Using your iPhone for navigation will bring out the new feature that you are about to experience is Apple’s own map, the map comes with features of spoken directions, turn by turn navigation, real time traffic updates. Highlights of this feature include Flyover, a 3D rendition of buildings and major landmarks, experiencing 3D views of cities around the world.
The new feature of Maps includes turn-by-turn navigation by Siri. The directions are pretty zoomed in so you would probably need a glance while driving. The downside of Maps is that public transport and walking directions no longer exists. Requirements include an iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, and iPad 2 or later.
Phone, it’s your call
iOS adds new calling features through which now you can handle your phone call, if for some reason you aren’t going to pick up the call then you can swipe up to reveal options. Quickly reply through iMessage or SMS. You can use a template of different messages or rewrite your own. You can even set up a time or location based call back reminder. So when you reach the destination mentioned you would be alerted for a call back.
If life comes at a fast pace then you can easily turn your iPhone to hide all the calls by switching on “Do Not Disturb” and then you won’t be bothered by anyone except those you put in an exception.
This new feature helps in capturing all that you need, whether it is Golden Gate Bridge or an alumni reunion panorama is your answer, it allows capturing up to 240 degrees even vertically. The hardware and software makes it possible to achieve high-resolution vista. The panorama is available on available on iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, and iPod touch (5th generation).
Originally posted 2012-11-08 01:40:45.