Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Apple releases iOS 6.1
Posted on 29-Jan-2013 08:15. | Tags Filed under: News.



Apple today updated iOS to version 6.1, adding LTE capabilities to 36 additional iPhone carriers and 23 additional iPad carriers around the world, so even more iPhone 5, iPad mini and iPad with Retina display users can experience ultrafast wireless performance to browse, download and stream content at blazing fast speeds. To date, iOS users have uploaded over nine billion photos to Photo Stream, sent over 450 billion iMessages and received over four trillion notifications.

LTE is available on iPhone 5, iPad mini and fourth generation iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular models through select carriers. Network speeds are dependent on carrier networks. Apple has made available web pages listing operators supporting iPhone 5 LTE. and operators supporting iPad LTE.

“iOS 6 is the world’s most advanced mobile operating system, and with nearly 300 million iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices on iOS 6 in just five months, it may be the most popular new version of an OS in history,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing. “iOS 6.1 brings LTE support to more markets around the world, so even more users can enjoy ultrafast Safari browsing, FaceTime video calls, iCloud services, and iTunes and App Store downloads.”

iOS 6 features include Siri, which supports more languages, easy access to sports scores, restaurant recommendations and movie listings; Maps with Apple-designed cartography, turn-by-turn navigation and Flyover view; Facebook integration for Contacts and Calendar, with the ability to post directly from Notification Center, Siri and Facebook-enabled apps; Shared Photo Streams via iCloud; and Passbook, the simplest way to get all your passes in one place. Additional updates in iOS 6.1 include the ability to use Siri to purchase movie tickets in the US through Fandango, and iTunes Match subscribers can download individual songs to their iOS devices from iCloud.

The App Store offers more than 800,000 apps to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users, with more than 300,000 native iPad apps. App Store customers have downloaded over 40 billion apps, and Apple has paid over seven billion dollars to its incredible developer community. Customers can choose from apps in 23 categories, including newspapers and magazines offered in Newsstand, games, business, news, sports, health & fitness and travel.

iOS 6.1 is available as a free software update today. iOS 6.1 is compatible with iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad (third and fourth generation), iPad mini, iPad 2 and iPod touch (fourth and fifth generation).


More information: http://www.apple.com/iphone/LTE...

comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Dotcom appeal to be livestreamed
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by dejadeadnz on 31-Aug-2016 00:30 (83 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


The Universe, who is fascinated by that?
Created by tdgeek, last reply by jpoc on 31-Aug-2016 00:58 (80 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Insulation - much benefit of more than R3.2?
Created by Aredwood, last reply by mdf on 30-Aug-2016 21:38 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


3G / 4G network gateway
Created by SATTV, last reply by PhantomNVD on 29-Aug-2016 13:27 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


Greens' Proposed restrictions in Kiwi Saver?
Created by MikeAqua, last reply by Geektastic on 29-Aug-2016 22:51 (165 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


Galaxy Note 7 Announcement and Owners' Thread
Created by eracode, last reply by lquify on 30-Aug-2016 16:04 (410 replies)
Pages... 26 27 28


Housing crisis in Auckland
Created by thestokes, last reply by mattwnz on 31-Aug-2016 00:39 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


Amazon and GST Email
Created by LennonNZ, last reply by JarrodM on 30-Aug-2016 18:08 (10 replies)