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Apple iOS 6: 10 Most Interesting Features

Apple's iOS 6 has some great tweaks and a few misses. Take our visual tour of the must-know changes.
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Siri is smarter in iOS 6, adding the ability to launch apps, spout sports scores, post Twitter and Facebook updates, show movie reviews and showtimes, and even make restaurant reservations. It's now available on the 3rd-generation iPad too, a savvy move that creates a wider feature gap between Apple's latest tablet and its very capable predecessor, the iPad 2. The new iPod Touch (5th generation) gets Siri as well. An enhanced Siri is good news for iPhone 4S and iPhone 5 users. The voice-control app is far from perfect, of course, but it often beats typing and tapping. And as Siri's skills and accuracy increase, voice may ultimately become the go-to interface for many phone and tablet tasks.

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Judy in the Sky
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Judy in the Sky,
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9/22/2012 | 4:53:36 PM
re: Apple iOS 6: 10 Most Interesting Features
If you have not already downloaded iOS6, I would recommend that you don't. Any enhancements you might find (and I have experienced none) are more than overshadowed by the loss of Google Maps with Streetview.
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quebecmedic,
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9/21/2012 | 8:42:07 PM
re: Apple iOS 6: 10 Most Interesting Features
one thing i have notice is the fact that even if on the promo it says that face time may now be use with out WIFI it dose not do so on my phone , i was wondering is it because i have a iphone 4 or is it because i just did not get it good ? , also siri ? cant seam to find it
majenkins
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majenkins,
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9/21/2012 | 5:12:56 PM
re: Apple iOS 6: 10 Most Interesting Features
It is not a shocker to me that Apple released their map app so flawed, most of their fans will still gush over it and they know it. Also Apple will continue to pretend it is really OK and then when they fix it they will pretend to forget it was ever broken.

I am thankful to you though for a slide show that actually isnGÇÖt a fan-boy gush. My company recently gave me an iPhone 4S so I am now actually interested in what goes on in this world.
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