As Apple uses the millions of iOS 6 devices in the wild to crowdsource data, Maps can improve rapidly
Passbook as an NFC payment system could come at some point
Swype isn't for everyone, but it (and other trace keyboards) can make touchscreen typing a breeze. We could potentially see something similar come to iOS
What desktop features would iOS pick up?
What's next for iOS?
Perhaps one day you'll be able to play Grand Theft Auto VI on your Mac, pause, and instantly pick up where you left off on your iPhone
After iOS 6, where will Apple's mobile operating system go next?
You have to love the evolution of technology. You can call it Moore's Law, returns on investments, or simply progress … but the pace of consumer tech's maturation is breathtaking. This change happens on a hardware level (just look at 2005's smartphones compared to today's), but just as exciting is the progress of software. iOS is a prime example. In 2007 it was essentially a slick, polished way to do about ten things. Today iOS – along with Android and Windows Phone – is narrowing the gap between mobile and the desktop. Now that iOS 6 is here, we're left wondering where Apple's mobile operating system is headed? As the laundry list of obvious upgrades (multitasking, folders, notifications …) has been exhausted over the last few years, the next steps aren't so clear.
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