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Apple previews iOS 6 with new Maps, Siri features

So the dust has finally settled after the events at WWDC 2012, so what is new on the software front? Well, iOS 6 has been previewed, where it will come with all new Maps, Siri features, Facebook integration, shared photo streams as well as a new Passbook app.

This version is touted to be the most powerful iOS version and most advanced mobile operating system yet, iOS 6 comes with more than 200 new features, with a beta version being released already to iOS Developer Program members.

iOS 6 maps

iOS 6 will be made available to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users later this fall in the form of a free software update (as usual), and we shall take a closer look at what kind of new features that iOS 6 will carry when you apply the update.

For starters, it seems that Apple has weaned themselves off from their dependency on Google for the Maps application, and their take on what navigation on your mobile device should be like include Apple-designed cartography, bringing along with it turn-by-turn navigation and an amazing new Flyover view. Basically, you will be able to enjoy 3D maps whenever you zoom in on a particular area on the map.

Not only that, Siri will also come with features, where this voice assistant app now includes support for more languages, easy access to sports scores, restaurant recommendations and movie listings. Don

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