Full List of the All New iOS 6 Features

It’s WWDC week and there has been a plenty of exciting announcement by Apple about new Retina Macbooks, iOS 6 and Mountain Lion. I did explain some latest features of iOS 6 but what you saw last evening was just a small piece of what it actually has. Here I present you the full list of features the new iOS 6 has got. Sit back and enjoy!

I’m keeping the tally of the list and will update as I come to know about new features. Keep checking this page out later as well as I’ll be adding more features as they become available.

iCloud sync with OS X Mountain Lion

  • Messages (with iMessage, pulled from the latest beta), Reminders, Notes
  • Documents in the Cloud (Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Preview, Text Edit, plus developer SDK)
  • Mail preferences pushed to iCloud
  • iCloud Documents API improvements

Phone

  • Reply to incoming calls with message (preset or custom) or save reminder (timed or geofenced)

FaceTime

  • Available over cellular
  • Apple ID unified with phone number, enabling FaceTime or iMessage answering on iPad or Mac

Notification Center

  • Do not disturb toggle with fine-grain phone call exceptions, schedules, or allowing repeat calls
  • Facebook and Twitter compose buttons

Photo Streams

  • Shared Photo Streams with designated friends, includes comments
  • Photo Stream pictures in Mac screensaver
  • Photo Stream now a separate tab, not another album

Passbook

  • Barcode collection for boarding passes, store cards, coupon, movie tickets
  • Pops up on lock screen when you arrive
  • Includes up-to-date-balance
  • Boarding passes update with gate changes
  • Cute deletion animation

Mail

  • VIPs – designated contacts cause notifications, e-mails flagged with stars, separate inbox
  • Flagged mailbox
  • Attach photos in-line (finally)
  • Open password-protected Office docs
  • Per account signatures
  • Fun new pull-to-refresh animation

Safari

  • iCloud Tabs for Safari on other iOS devices and Macs
  • Offline Reading List
  • Photo uploads
  • Smart App banners link to App Store or launches
  • Fullscreen video in landscape

Game Center

  • Game Center sync with OS X
  • Cross-platform turn-based and realtime gaming between iOS and Mac
  • Issue challenges to friends
  • Find Facebook friends

Guided Access

  • Disable certain app interactions with a circle
  • Limit hardware buttons, touch, and motion control access
  • Single-app mode

Maps

  • Local search with 100 million business listings with Yelp reviews and pictures
  • Crowd-sourced traffic data with incident reports
  • Free turn-by-turn navigation with alternative route offers based on faster ETA
  • Navigation viewable from lock screen
  • Siri integration, finds spots along your route
  • Flyover (3D buildings)
  • Multitouch rotation, angle change, and zoom
  • Powered by TomTom
  • Pinch-out in maps goes to globe view

Siri

  • Sports scores (baseball, basketball, football, hockey, soccer)
    • Italian Serie A
    • English Premier League
    • MLS
    • French Ligue 1
    • Spanish la Liga
    • Dutch Eredivisie
    • German Bundesliga
    • MLB
    • NCAA Football
    • NFL
    • NBA
    • NCAA Basketball
    • WNBA
    • NHL
  • Sport player stats
  • Sport team rosters
  • Sports league standings
  • Sports game schedule
  • Updated restaurant searches (type, price, Yelp reviews, distance, map, hours, phone number)
  • OpenTable reservations for restaurants
  • Movie listings per theatre
  • Rotten Tomato moview reviews
  • Movie facts
  • Movie trailers
  • Search by actor/actress
  • Launch apps
  • Send Tweet
  • Update Facebook status
  • Listen to notifications
  • Eyes Free car integration (in the next year)
  • International language and local search (Canada, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Korean, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China)
  • Siri for iPad (new iPad only)

Developer SDK

  • Audio and video sampling during playback
  • Pass Kit
  • Rich text on labels, fields, and text views
  • VoiceOver gestures
  • Control camera focus and exposure
  • Remote Web Inspector
  • CSS filters
  • Action Sheer
  • Web Audio API
  • Crossfade with CSS animation
  • Game Center in-app experience
  • Reminders
  • Video stabilization
  • Game groups
  • Bluetooth MAP support
  • Transit apps (Apple’s Maps doesn’t have its own, but opening doors to local devs)
  • In-app Bluetooth pairing
  • Face detection API
  • Inter-app audio
  • Frame drop data
  • Map Kit
  • Auto layout
  • State preservation
  • Pull to refresh on Table views
  • In-app purchase hosted content
  • Read and write image metadata
  • Collection views
  • In-app content purchases
  • Multi-route audio

 Other

  • Location-based reminders for iPad
  • Autocorrection for every keyboard
  • Global network proxy for HTTP
  • Manual reorder of reminders
  • Lost Mode – send a phone number to lost device which can be called with single tap
  • Kernel ASLR
  • Manual location entry for reminders
  • Custom vibrations for alerts
  • VoiceOver improvements
  • App in Safari search results
  • IPv6 support for Wi-Fi and LTE
  • HDR improvements
  • French, German, and Spanish dictionaries
  • Word highlights for speajk selection
  • Search all fields in Contacts
  • New iPad Clock app
  • Improved keyboard layouts
  • Made for iPhone hearing aids
  • Extended functions for China
  • Baidu
  • Sina Weibo
  • Tudou
  • Youku
  • Improved text input
  • Dictionary
  • Top title bar changes color with app
  • New dialer layout
  • New iPod app
  • Granular privacy control
  • iCloud-stored user dictionary
  • Updated sharing menu with large icons
  • Music ringtones
  • Redesigned App Store and iTunes
  • iTunes Match now streams music (rather than just download)
  • Support for iPhone 3GS and later; iPad 2 and later, iPod touch 4th gen)

That’s it for now. Do you know any other feature which can be included in this list? Which one is your favorite feature out of this list? Do share the page, thanks.

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