iOS 6 will be available to the public on September 19
The official public release date for iOS 6 is tomorrow! The public release date was revealed at the iPhone event on September 12th. iOS 6 is compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad 2, iPad 3 (the new iPad), and the fourth & fifth generation iPod touch.
iOS 6 includes over 200 new features. Here are a few of the major ones:
- New version of Maps with turn by turn directions
- Improvements to Siri
- Facebook integration
- Shared photo streams
- FaceTime over cellular
- New calling features add to the iPhone
- Improvements to the Mail app
- iCloud tabs and other improvements to Safari
- Guided Access
- Panorama feature added to the camera app
- Redesigned iTunes and App store on iOS devices
Warning: Users with jailbroken devices should wait until an untethered jailbreak for your device is released before upgrading to the new software, if you want your device to remain jailbroken.