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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Twitter And Facebook Integration And The Notification Tray
iOS 6 makes posting your status easy. Thanks to the OS-level integration with both Twitter and Facebook, you can Tweet or post a status directly from the Notification Tray. Just pull down the Notification Tray, tap the Tweet or Post button, and you're immediately taken to the appropriate dialog box with a flashing cursor and the on-screen keyboard active. Type your post, tap the Send or Post button, and you're good to go, at least theoretically.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
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