iOS 6 Expected Features

What is the expected features coming to iOS 6 which will be announced for the first time on the larger Apple events of the year, that being the WWDC 2012 (World Wide Developers Conference) which will be held in Moscone West Center in San Francisco.

iOS 6 features

iOS 6 Expected Features:

Apple to Replace Google Maps with its Own 3D Maps System:

The newly iOS 6 will carry a major upgrade in its maps service. As noted by 9to5mac, Apple will moving away from Google Maps service in iOS 6. Apple will replace Google Maps services to an in-house mapping service that included 3D views in iOS 6 following its purchase of a number of mapping companies, including 3D mapping C3 Technologies last year.

iOS 6 features(3D Mockup via BGR)

Stunning Silver Appearance:

As noted by CultofMac, Unlike iOS 5 which featured a black bar along the bottom and a blue bar along the top, iOS 6 will sport silver bars and buttons both top and bottom.

iOS 6 features

Facebook Integration:

As noted by 9to5mac, Apple and Facebook engineers were working in collaboration on implementing some sort of integration of Facebook into iOS 6. But, what Facebook integration on iOS 6 should look like? Indeed, Facebook integration will be similar to Twitter’s integration that launched with iOS 5. You will see Facebook integration in Photos application. You will be able to share or post photos to Facebook.

iOS 6 features

Smarter Siri:

In an interview at All Things Digital few weeks ago, Apple CEO Tim Cook confirming that Apple planning to new things for Siri. Third-party API access for app integration would be a good start.

Some rumors claiming that iOS 6 will bring the voice assistant to the data-connected iPad 3 models.

iOS 6 features

Safari Omnibar:

Safari omnibus is an address and search bar combined into one. This feature will port to Mountain Lion as well.

Notification Center “Do Not Disturb” Feature:

As noted by 9to5mac that”Do Not Disturb” feature will port to iOS 6, the new feature will allow you to quickly disable alerts and banner for notifications.

iOS 6 features

iCloud Tabs Support:

According to trusted sources, iOS 6 will include iCloud Tabs support which allow iCloud users to view a list of tabs opened in the Safari web browser across multiple iOS devices and Macs.

Mail VIPs:

Mail Vips feature in iOS 6 puts a star next to emails received from a specific group of people. VIPs assigned to iCloud accounts will sync with iCloud across iOS 6 iPad, iPhones, iPod touches and Macs.

(via CultofMac)

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7 Responses to iOS 6 Expected Features

  1. Andrew says:
    Any idea which devices iOS 6 will be compatiable with?
    • Danny says:
      most likely the newer model apple devices such as the iphone 4s and the new ipad, and possibly also the ipad 2
  2. Danny Alas says:
    iphone 4s, ipad 2, the new ipad,
  3. Ned Perkins says:
    They won’t cut out the iPod touch 4 until they’ve got a new model out either so that and the iPhone 4 will definately get the update as well.
  4. Andrew says:
    No chance it’s coming to 3GS? Not even a tweaked iOS 5 maybe?
  5. Ryan` says:
    Apple always has a two year cycle, so the 2 latest models will get the update

    -iPhone 4s
    -iPhone 4
    -iPad 3
    -iPad 2
    -iPod Touch 4th Gen
    -iPod Touch 3th Gen

  6. jo8550 says:
    i think they should just leave things alone. quit updating them every so often. i mean my god people dont want to go out and spend up to a 1000 dollars just because apple wants to change things. and i will be honest i think it is just a to get money. i mean look at what happen to people that bought the first ipod and iphone now there not worth anything.

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