Apple Launched iOS6
Apple just launched iOS6 today at World Wide Developers Conference WWDC 2012 along with new OS New operating system, ‘Mountain Lion and a New Mac Pro, MacBook Pro And MacBook Air.
Some of the Highlights of WWDC 2012
- iOS6 with more than 200 new features
- Mac Book Pro/Air
- Retina display MacBook Pro starts
- SiRi for iPad
- Facebook integration in iOS6
- Mountain Lion will be available in July for $19.99
- Apple unveils all new Maps solution “built from the ground up”
- Apple shows off new Passbook card/ticket management app
- iOS 6 adds the ability to complete a FaceTime call over cellular
- Announced the next generation MacBook Pros
- 3D Map for iPhone Turn-By-Turn Navigation, Yelp Integration, Real-Time Incident Reports & More
- introduced Power Nap, a new feature of OS X . Available on the MacBook Air (2nd gen) and MacBook Air with Retina Display, this feature runs backups and “keeps data up to date” while the computer sleeps. Apple notes that Power Nap is silent and power efficient.
iOS 6 Features
- Siri can now talk about Sports
- Restaurant integration via Yelp and OpenTable
- Siri can finally launch apps
- Movie Integration
- Eye Free: Siri Auto Integration
- Support for following new languages:
- French for Canada
- Spanish for Spain, Mexico, and the US
- For Switzerland we’re adding Italian French and German
- Korean Mandarin and Cantonese for China
- Intel Ivy Bridge chips. Option to bump up the processor to 2.6GHz quad core i7.
- Upto 8GB of 1600MHz memory.
- Kepler GeForce GT 650M with upto 1GB of memory improving graphics performance by 60 percent.
- Seven hours of battery life.
- 13 inch models start at $1199 and go upto $1499 for the dual-core i7
- 15 inchers start at $1799 and go upto $2199.
- Shipping from today!
- Faster, Intel Ivy Bridge Processors. Upto 2GHz dual-core i7.
- 60 percent improved graphics.
- Upto 8GB of 1600MHz RAM.
- An option to bump up flash storage to half a terabyte (512GB).
- Two USB 3.0 ports.
- 720p FaceTime camera.
- 1366 x 768 display (no Retina screens).
- Starts at $999 and goes up to $1099 depending on optional hardware upgrades.
- Starts shipping today!
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