Today at WWDC, Apple is showing off iOS 6 for the first time, and we've got everything you need to know in this Story Stream. You'll find a brand new Maps app with turn-by-turn navigation, shared Photo Streams, new FaceTime features, and much more. iOS 6 is available for developers today.
- Sep 20, 2012, 8:29 AM UTC
A serious bug which allowed senders to spoof SMS messages on iOS, causing them to appear as if they were sent from a different number, has reportedly been fixed in iOS 6, released to consumers yesterday.
- Sep 13, 2012, 7:50 AM UTC
Apple has published an official list of iOS 6 features, showing availability from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
- Sep 13, 2012, 12:56 AM UTC
Verizon has told the New York Times that it will allow iPhone users to make FaceTime calls over cellular for no additional charge.
By Bryan Bishop
- Sep 12, 2012, 8:00 PM UTC
Apple has released a final version of iOS 6 to developers, ahead of a public release on September 19th.
By Tom Warren
- Sep 12, 2012, 6:03 PM UTC
A final copy of Apple's iOS 6 software will be available on September 19th.
By Tom Warren
- Aug 17, 2012, 8:29 PM UTC
AT&T has announced that Facetime over cellular, a new feature in iOS 6, will require a Mobile Share plan to use.
- Aug 6, 2012, 6:37 PM UTC
Apple obviously did away with Google Maps in iOS 6, but another of the web giant's biggest properties won't be available as a default option, either. The latest beta version of iOS 6 no longer includes the long-standard YouTube app, and Apple just told us that its license to include YouTube in iOS had expired.
- Jun 12, 2012, 9:22 PM UTC
While Apple may have the majority of its customers using the latest version of iOS 5, every new software update typically breaks compatibility with a round of older devices. iOS 6 is no exception — we've already learned that the original iPad and third-generation iPod touch wouldn't receive the update at all, but even devices receiving iOS 6 will miss out on some key features.
- Jun 11, 2012, 9:22 PM UTC
We've been digging through the iOS 6 screenshots that were leaked to us earlier today for more details and found an interesting tidbit among them — TomTom is one of the main providers of mapping data in Apple's brand-new Maps application.
- Jun 11, 2012, 8:10 PM UTC
Developers with access to Apple's iOS 6 beta have sent in impressions, photos, and video.
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:52 PM UTC
Apple is releasing a beta version of its iOS 6 software to developers today at WWDC 2012.
By Tom Warren
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:51 PM UTC
Apple details iOS 6 hardware requirements: iPhone 3GS to be updated, original iPad and third-gen iPod touch left out
Apple has confirmed at its WWDC keynote that iOS 6 will not offer support for the original iPad or the third-generation iPod touch.
By Chris Welch
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:43 PM UTC
Apple has just unveiled a "guided access" feature for iOS 6 that will allow parents to lock their children within applications by disabling physical home button and the ability to travel back out of an application.
By T.C. Sottek
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:42 PM UTC
Along with a new Maps app, Apple announced turn-by-turn navigation features.
By David Pierce
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:41 PM UTC
Apple unveils its own mapping technology, Apple Maps, replacing Google Maps in iOS6.
By Laura June
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:37 PM UTC
Apple just announced that iOS 6 will have a feature called Passbook, which will integrate passes and tickets from all kinds of services: movie tickets, boarding passes, loyalty and gift cards, and more.
By Nilay Patel
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:34 PM UTC
Apple has announced Shared Photo Streams, which allow users to share albums of pictures and comment on them.
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:32 PM UTC
Apple just announced a new feature that'll make using iMessage and Facetime a lot more useful — you can choose to unify your Apple ID email address and your iPhone phone number, so that messages and Facetime calls are more reliably delivered across iOS devices and your Mac.
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:29 PM UTC
FaceTime's been a Wi-Fi only affair for as long as the video calling solution has existed — it didn't even work over speedy LTE — but starting in iOS 6, the restrictions have been lifted.
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:23 PM UTC
Today at MWC, Apple announced that Siri is now coming to the iPad.
By David Pierce
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:22 PM UTC
After Tim Cook publicly telegraphed that he thought Apple and Facebook could work together, it should come as no surprise that he has announced that iOS 6 will feature Facebook integration
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:21 PM UTC
Apple has announced a partnership with several auto manufacturers to include support for "Eyes Free" Siri. The first models should be available within the next 12 months.
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:15 PM UTC
Siri in iOS 6: iPad support, app launcher, new languages, Eyes Free, Rotten Tomatoes, sports scores, and more
Apple has updated Siri in sync with its introduction of iOS 6.
By Vlad Savov
- Jun 11, 2012, 6:12 PM UTC
Apple has officially unveiled iOS 6 at its Worldwide Developers Conference today, the next version of its mobile platform.