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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Maps: Stability And Battery Life Use
iOS 6 uses the same TomTom maps as the ones in the popular TomTom iOS navigation application. I've been using the application nearly every day to get turn-by-turn walking and driving directions from current locations to my destinations. Maps isn't ready for prime time; it has crashed on me nearly every time I've run it, sometimes immediately after launch. Right now at least, Maps also drains battery life. My phone ran through nearly 80% of a full battery in just under three hours.
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.
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?