iOS 6 available on iTunes


    As the popular English-language blogs 9to5mac and MacRumors write , iOS 6 firmware has just become available for all users whose devices support the latest “firmware”.

    The firmware has become available in Moscow.

    List of changes
    IOS 6 Software Update
    This update contains over 200 new features and capabilities, including the following:

    • Maps
    ◦ Apple created vector maps.
    ◦ Step-by-step navigation with directions and voice descriptions of routes on the iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (2nd and 3rd generation).
    ◦ Real-time traffic information.
    ◦ Flyover function for realistic, interactive three-dimensional panoramas of the largest cities on iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad (3rd generation), as well as iPod touch (5th generation).
    ◦ Local search results with Yelp photos, ratings, reviews and great offers.
    ◦ Siri integration to request directions and find places along the route.
    • Improvements in Siri
    ◦ Sports: match scores, player profiles, game schedules, lineups, and results of basketball, football, American football, and ice hockey tournaments.
    ◦ Movies: Trailers, Sessions, Reviews, and Facts.
    ◦ Restaurants: bookings, reviews, photos and information.
    ◦ Send tweets.
    ◦ Post to Facebook.
    ◦ Launch programs.
    ◦ Ability to use functions without touching the device. Supported on select car models.
    ◦ Local search in countries with Siri support (availability may be limited at the initial stage of the service).
    ◦ Expanding the list of supported countries and languages: Canada (English and Canadian French), China (Mandarin), Hong Kong (Cantonese), Italy (Italian), Korea (Korean), Mexico (Spanish), Spain (Spanish), Switzerland ( Italian, French, German), Taiwan (Mandarin), USA (Spanish).
    ◦ Support for iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad (3rd generation), and iPod touch (5th generation).
    • Facebook integration
    ◦ Unified authentication in Settings.
    ◦ Publications from Photos, Maps, Notification Center, and Safari, App Store, iTunes, Game Center, and Siri.
    ◦ Select a location and audience for any publication.
    ◦ View updated Facebook profile photos and contact information for Contacts.
    ◦ View Facebook events and birthdays in Calendar.
    ◦ Tag content with “Like” and view “Like” friends on the App Store and iTunes Store.
    • Shared Photo Streams
    ◦ Sharing selected photos for users to choose from.
    ◦ The ability to view shared photos by friends in the Photos app, iPhoto, and on Apple TV.
    ◦ Mark content with “Like” marks and comments on individual photos.
    • Passbook
    ◦ Boarding passes, store cards, movie tickets, and other cards — all put together.
    ◦ Display a barcode when boarding an airplane, buying coffee, entering a movie or other events.
    ◦ Display maps on a locked screen based on time or location.
    ◦ Ability to automatically update maps.
    ◦ Support on iPhone and iPod touch.
    • Improvements in FaceTime
    ◦ Support for FaceTime over cellular networks on the iPhone 5, iPhone 4S and iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation).
    ◦ Receive FaceTime calls sent to your iPhone phone number on your iPad and iPod touch.
    • Phone enhancements
    ◦ Do Not Disturb mode to block incoming calls and notifications.
    ◦ Answer Message when rejecting a call.
    ◦ Remind later option based on time or place when rejecting a call.
    • Improvements in Mail
    ◦ VIP mailbox for quick access to mail from important recipients.
    ◦ Mailbox for e-mail messages with flags.
    ◦ Insert photos and videos when composing an e-mail.
    ◦ Open password-protected Office documents.
    ◦ Pull Down gesture to update mailboxes.
    ◦ Separate signatures for accounts.
    • Improvements in Safari
    ◦ iCloud tabs for viewing open pages on all your devices.
    ◦ The “Reading List” feature is offline.
    ◦ Support for uploading photos.
    ◦ Support for full screen landscape mode on iPhone and iPod touch.
    ◦ Smart banners for programs.
    ◦ Improving JavaScript performance.
    • Improvements in the App Store and iTunes Store
    ◦ Updated store design.
    ◦ iTunes browsing history.
    ◦ Recharge Season feature.
    ◦ Add to album function.
    • Improvements in Game Center
    ◦ Challenges of friends to beat their game records and achievements.
    ◦ Publish game records and achievements on Facebook and Twitter.
    ◦ Friend recommendations based on Facebook friends.
    • Improvements to Universal Access
    ◦ Function “Guide-access” to limit the operation of the device to one program and block touch input in certain areas of the screen.
    ◦ VoiceOver integration with Maps and AssistiveTouch and Zoom.
    ◦ Support for “Made for iPhone” hearing aids for iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S.
    • Improved privacy controls in Contacts, Calendar, Reminders, Photos, and data that can be accessed via Bluetooth.
    • Ability to rearrange reminders in the "Reminders" program.
    • Create vibrations for alerts on iPhone.
    • Clock program for iPad.
    • Alarm clock with a song.
    • Search in all fields in the "Contacts" program.
    • Automatic movie mode with enhanced audio and video quality.
    • The function of giving the definition of the selected word in Chinese, French, German and Spanish.
    • New keyboard layouts for French, German, Turkish, Catalan, Arabic and Icelandic.
    • Unified keyboard shortcuts on all devices using iCloud.
    • Support for Bluetooth MAP profile.
    • WAN proxies for HTTP.
    • Features for China
    ◦ Baidu Web Search.
    ◦ Sina Weibo integration.
    ◦ Upload videos to Tudou.
    ◦ Upload videos to Youku.
    ◦ Improved text input for handwriting and Pinyin.
    ◦ Bug fixes

    Unfortunately, at the moment, firmware is not available in all regions of the Earth. The firmware is already available in Moscow. How did you manage to download it?

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