iOS 6 appears to be a great update, with many new and useful features for iPhones and iPads--but the changes aren't so radical that you'll have to learn the OS all over again. Apple has made important changes to Music, iTunes, Maps, and Siri. It has added Facebook and Twitter integration, and a useful location-based feature called geofencing.
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Geofencing: Not Working Yet
Siri was able to create the reminder, and her much-improved "attention span" makes a huge difference in creating a geofencing-based reminder. The only problem is that geofencing isn't quite working yet, at least not for me. After creating the Reminder, and after I crossed the geo-threshold, my iPhone didn't even blip at me. I'm not certain where the issue is: with arriving at the location, or with leaving the location, or something else.
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