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.
iPhone SMS spoofing bug reportedly fixed in iOS 6
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.
Official Apple list shows international availability for each iOS 6 feature
Apple has published an official list of iOS 6 features, showing availability from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
Verizon will allow FaceTime over cellular for no additional charge
Verizon has told the New York Times that it will allow iPhone users to make FaceTime calls over cellular for no additional charge.
Final iOS 6 Golden Master build released to developers
Apple has released a final version of iOS 6 to developers, ahead of a public release on September 19th.
iOS 6 update due on September 19th
A final copy of Apple's iOS 6 software will be available on September 19th.
AT&T only allowing FaceTime over cellular on Mobile Share plans, no extra charge
AT&T has announced that Facetime over cellular, a new feature in iOS 6, will require a Mobile Share plan to use.
Apple: YouTube app will not be included in iOS 6, Google working on standalone version
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.
iPhone 3GS and 4 won't get turn-by-turn directions and flyover feature in iOS 6 maps
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.
Apple using TomTom and OpenStreetMap data in iOS 6 Maps app
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.
iOS 6 developer beta previewed in leaked photos, video
Developers with access to Apple's iOS 6 beta have sent in impressions, photos, and video.
iOS 6 beta available to download today for developers
Apple is releasing a beta version of its iOS 6 software to developers today at WWDC 2012.
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.
Apple unveils 'guided access' in iOS 6, allows parents to lock children in apps
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.
Turn-by-turn navigation added to Maps in iOS 6
Along with a new Maps app, Apple announced turn-by-turn navigation features.
Apple replaces Google Maps with its own maps, turn-by-turn navigation and traffic info
Apple unveils its own mapping technology, Apple Maps, replacing Google Maps in iOS6.
iOS 6 Passbook centralizes boarding passes, movie tickets, loyalty cards, and more
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.
Apple's Shared Photo Streams add social features to photos
Apple has announced Shared Photo Streams, which allow users to share albums of pictures and comment on them.
iOS 6 unifies your Apple ID and phone number for improved iMessage and Facetime support
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.
iOS 6 adds FaceTime over cellular networks, lets you send video calls from your phone number
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.
Apple brings Siri to the iPad
Today at MWC, Apple announced that Siri is now coming to the iPad.
iOS 6 to have system-wide Facebook integration
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
'Eyes Free' Siri to be built into cars within next 12 months
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.
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.
Apple announces iOS 6, coming this fall; developer beta available today
Apple has officially unveiled iOS 6 at its Worldwide Developers Conference today, the next version of its mobile platform.