Monday marks the beginning of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, where the company will unveil its upcoming ventures in mobile devices, computers and all things Apple. The Cupertino, Calif-based company has just unveiled iOS6, the newest operating system update, which will run on its iPhone and iPad devices.
Tim Cook has just come off stage during the company's annual Worldwide Developers Conference where it announced updated MacBook Air It also announced iOS 6 including a raft of new features including updates Siri to functionality, a new app called Passbook and much deeper Facebook integration. iOS 6 is available today in beta form for developers and will be available pubically in "the Fall" when we expect the iPhone 5 to be announced
Apple has released a beta version to its iOS Developer Program members and the full iOS 6 will be available to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users this fall as a free software update.
Voice activated personal assistant Siri has been given an upgrade and the company has partnered with OpenTable and Rotten Tomatoes to provide better restaurant and movie information in Siri.
Apple also added in languages including Chinese, Italian, Korean and Spanish, which also puts it more in line with its S-Voice competitor. "We're now taking local search around the world," Apple's Scott Forstall said during the WWDC 2019 presentation.
Here's a list of what Apple's personalized digital assistant will have to offer with the upgrade:
1. Siri can launch third-party apps.
2. Siri can speak new languages.
3. Siri knows more about the world around you.
4. Siri knows sports.
5. Siri will come to the iPad.
6. Siri goes social.
iOS 6 has also updated its phone app. Users can ignore calls or texts at night using the Do Not Disturb feature or preset contacts to allow important people through based on who they are or if they have called you a set number of times trying to get through in quick succession.
Additionally, the new Passbook app is the simplest way to get items such as boarding passes and tickets together in the same place.Passbook also lets you scan your iPhone or iPod touch to use a coupon, get into a concert or check into your hotel.
苹果于北京时间6月12日凌晨1时在旧金山举办全球开发者大会(WWDC)，CEO蒂姆库克首次发表主题演讲，并发布了全新的MackBook Air、MacBook Pro、iOS 6系统、Mac OS X Mountain Lion系统等。
在移动系统端，苹果全新的iOS 6系统正式与消费者见面，支持设备包括3GS及以上iPhone、iPad 2、新iPad和iPod Touch 4。新系统加入了200余项新功能，而其中最为引人注意的应该是Siri功能的移植。