Apple today announced iOS 6 at WWDC 2012. Again, the latest iOS update will pack many new features, such as Facebook integration, improved Siri functionality and a new app called Passbook. But the kicker of today’s keynote was the Maps application. iOS 6 is available as a developer preview today, but will be fully available this fall. More iOS 6 details after the break.
Apple has put up banners referring directly to their upcoming iOS update. In the upcoming WWDC (11 June) Apple will announce iOS 6 and these banners are a little teaser. We will be online on the 11th with a live cover to keep you updated with Apple’s latest news. » iOS 6 Banners Go Up At Moscone West Ahead Of WWDC [Photos]
According to 9to5mac sources, Apple will come with major software changes in iOS 6 that is focused on improved interactivity when making purchases in iTunes, the App Store, and the iBookstore. “Social is a big piece of the store overhauls, and Facebook integration is being tested in the iTunes Store portion, at least“. » iOS 6 Will Get A Redesigned iTunes Store, App Store, & iBookstore
TechCrunch reported that the much-anticipated integration of Facebook will happen in “the latest version of iOS.” There are not many details but techcrunch said that Apple is still trying to decide “exactly how sharing will work” and that things could change before iOS 6 is unveiled. » iOS 6 Will Come With Facebook Integration
As noted by Steven Stroughton-Smith (via 9to5Mac), Apple appears to be testing a revised iCloud.com portal at beta.icloud.com that shows two additional icons for Notes and Reminders in the background of the login screen. The standard iCloud.com portal displays only icons for Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Find My iPhone, and iWork.