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CNET News Video: Apple's new iOS 6 packed with features

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CNET News Video: Apple's new iOS 6 packed with features

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Apple's Scott Forstall demos a new beta version of iOS. The revamped mobile operating system includes an upgrade to Siri, Facebook integration, and FaceTime connectivity through a cellular network. There's also a new feature called Passbook, which stores boarding passes, store cards, and movie tickets.

IOS six is a fantastic release that's more than 200 new features. Starting with some significant. Enhancements to Syria wanted -- -- let's start with Siri. The first thing that serious learned last eight months is all about sports so I can ask. Who is taller and the -- or -- My brother James appears to be slightly taller. Next seven series learned a lot more about restaurants so I can ask. Find a great place for dinner. I'm -- fifteen restaurants. Fourteen of them are fairly close to you I've sorted them by rating. -- I go ahead and choose one of these -- his millennium. BC all sorts of information about the restaurant. We have maps here. We've partnered with Yelp. CC reviews writing here tap on that. And here's the reviews if you want even more information just tap on any of these reviews and take you right to the Yelp out. From the App Store. -- go back we've also partner with open table so I can tap here to make reservations. Takes me again to the open table app right from the App Store and make a reservation. It's that easy so Siri knows a lot about restaurants now. You got some movies you can launch apps make dinner reservations. You can now tweet just by talking to your phone. We are also taking Siri and much more international. Now it's part of making Siri more international. We're not taking local search which was US only and IOS five. Around the world and for the first time we're taking Syrian beyond the iPhone four arrests and we're bringing it. To the new iPad and in just a few of the enhancements. For Siri and IOS six. Next. FaceBook integration. We're integrating FaceBook can write in to IOS six. We're also making it really easy to post to FaceBook for many of our apps. You talk about your favorite app. Zero and up in this case from the App Store. We've also integrated it right in with notification center. So anywhere you are just drag your finger down from the top of the screen to reveal notification center and you can tap. To post to FaceBook and we've -- -- Twitter writings notification center as well. We've also integrated FaceBook with -- really taking this deep integration. And -- a public PPI. So it's easy for apps on the App Store to integrate with FaceBook. We've also integrated with the App Store so now you can lite apps and see which apps your friends like. And if your friends are sharing -- a phone number or an email address from FaceBook. Those who appear in your contact list now right on your iPhone also your FaceBook events will now appear in calendars along with. Birthdays. So we've taken a deep integration of FaceBook right into IOS six. They've taken that same integration. And brought it to the Mac. And that is FaceBook next. His face time. When I was six we're enabling facetime over cellular. Also reunifying. Your phone number. And your Apple ID so if someone calls you on your phone number. With a facetime call you can answer that call on your iPad or even your Mac. Next up is a brand new -- we're calling passbook. Now -- -- is. These simplest way to get all of your passes in one place I've got two tickets so here's a Fandango ticket for removing. In these are beautiful. -- and I set to get for giants game here. This -- cards here's a card for Starbucks being says the balance there. When used as the standard pay for -- copying the balance automatically gets updated. Here's an express checking card for a hotel. Knowing when you're done with the card. Just flip it over there's a trash can top left we -- a little bit of fun with this. Deleting your parents. -- -- -- said this is all integrated and with the phone with the lock screen -- -- my phone locked. I go to my favorite Starbucks. Up comes my Starbucks card. Slide across and brings them my card scam hit my coffee I now that easy. And all these cards are actually lives. So if my -- change that's got an update for my United Airlines gate change. It comes up I -- across here compares my boarding pass updated. Right in the app.

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