6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

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

About Video Transcript

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

5:18 /

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.

New releases

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C: Anatomy of a mini supercar (CNET On Cars, Episode 60)
18:39 February 27, 2015
Alfa's undistilled little 4C isn't quite like anything else on the market, a look at the little-known bible that rules all cars in...
Play video
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250
4:07 February 27, 2015
Can Mercedes-Benz convince Americans its tri-star logo belongs on a compact SUV?
Play video
SousVant can sous vide très bien
2:22 February 27, 2015
A fancy cooker with a pleasingly simple appearance, the SousVant makes cooking to temp easy.
Play video
Apple Watch may open cars, says CEO Tim Cook
2:59 February 27, 2015
Tim Cook says he wants the Apple Watch to replace your key fob. Also, we dive into the core problem of #TheDress debate and bid farewell...
Play video
Anova cooks up a smarter sous vide starting point
1:52 February 27, 2015
Better (and cheaper) than the original, the second-gen Anova dials in on sous vide supremacy.
Play video
Best new games for March 2015
2:30 February 27, 2015
What are the hottest new video game releases for March 2015? Jeff Bakalar runs down the most aniticipated games on the Xbox, PlayStation...
Play video
Apple features we don't want in a car
2:45 February 27, 2015
The five worst features Apple will probably include in their rumored Apple Car.
Play video
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless: A $100 over-ear Bluetooth headphone that sounds decent
1:15 February 27, 2015
Skullcandy's Hesh 2 may not be a great wireless headphone, but it's a reasonably good value at $100.
Play video