Apple iPhone 4 Firmware iOS Update 6.1.2

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Date: February 19, 2013
File Size: 895.0 MB
OS Support: Mac OS X
Downloads: 11,763

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Maps takes a whole new turn


Beautifully designed from the ground up (and the sky down), Maps changes the
way you see the world. Map elements are vector based, so graphics and text are
incredibly detailed — even when you zoom all the way in — and panning is smooth.
Tilt and rotate to view an area, and Maps keeps the names of streets and places
where they belong. Get visual and spoken turn-by-turn navigation and real-time
traffic updates. Even soar over cityscapes to see the sights from the air in
amazing, high-resolution quality.


Siri. Sports. Restaurants. Movies. Now ask even more of Siri


With iOS 6, Siri understands more languages and works in more countries.2 So
you can get more things done in more places around the world. Want to know the
latest scores and stats for your favorite teams and players? Thanks to iOS 6,
Siri knows the answers. Or maybe it’s movie night. Siri can show you the latest
reviews and showtimes and help you purchase tickets. Find the best restaurants
in town and make reservations. Even have Siri open your apps for you — no
tapping required. Say “Launch Flight Tracker” or “Open Angry Birds” and Siri
does just that. You can also use Siri to post Facebook updates and tweet for
you.


Facebook. Integrated throughout iOS. You'll definitely like it.


Now it’s easier than ever to interact with the world’s largest social
network. And there’s no need to leave your app to do it. Share a photo to
Facebook right from Camera or Photos. Post your location right from Maps. Brag
about a high score right from Game Center. If you have your hands full, just ask
Siri to post for you. You need to sign in to Facebook only once, and you’ll be
off and sharing. Never miss another birthday or get-together, since Facebook
events are integrated into Calendar. And your Facebook friends’ profile
information is integrated into Contacts, so when they update an email address or
phone number you automatically stay up to date. Now that’s something to post
about.


Share select photos with a select audience.


Now you can share just the photos you want, with just the people you choose.
Simply select photos from the Photos app, tap the Share button, choose who you
want to share your photos with, and they’re on their way. Friends using iCloud
on an iOS 6 device or a Mac running Mountain Lion get the photos delivered
immediately in the Photos app or iPhoto. You can even view Shared Photo Streams
on Apple TV. If the folks you're sharing with aren’t using an Apple device, they
can view your photos on the web. People can like individual photos and make
comments. And you can share as much as you want: Your Shared Photo Streams don’t
count against your iCloud storage, and they work over Wi-Fi and cellular
networks.


Passbook. Just the ticket. And the boarding pass, card and coupon.


Passbook keeps your boarding passes, loyalty cards, retail coupons, movie
tickets, and more all in one place — on your iPhone or iPod touch. No worrying
about misplaced printouts. Or rifling through your wallet at checkout. Just open
Passbook and tap the pass you need. The barcode on the pass is scanned, and just
like that, you’ve checked in for a flight, earned loyalty points, or redeemed a
coupon. You can add passes to Passbook through apps, Mail messages, and websites
from participating airlines, stores, theaters, and more. You can also see when
your coupons expire, where your concert seats are, and the balance left on that
all-important coffee bar card. Wake your iPhone or iPod touch, and passes appear
on your Lock screen at the appropriate time and place — like when you reach the
airport or walk into the store to redeem your gift card or coupon. And if your
gate changes after you’ve checked in for your flight, Passbook will even alert
you to make sure you’re not relaxing in the wrong terminal.


FaceTime. Look who's talking. Over cellular.


FaceTime now works over cellular networks as well as Wi-Fi, so you can make
and receive FaceTime calls wherever you happen to be.3 You can even make and
receive FaceTime calls on your iPad using your phone number. That means you can
use FaceTime wherever you are, on any device. And never miss another wink,
smile, air kiss, or eye roll.


Phone. Send to voicemail. Reply with message. Remind me later. It's your
call.


iOS 6 adds new calling features to your iPhone. Now when you decline an
incoming call, you can instantly reply with a text message or set a callback
reminder. And when things are just too hectic, turn on Do Not Disturb and you
won’t be bothered by anyone — except can’t-miss contacts like your boss or your
better half.


Mail. An even better email experience. Delivered.


Redesigned with a more streamlined interface for easier reading and writing,
Mail in iOS 6 lets you set up a VIP list so you’ll never miss an important
message from your accountant, your boss, or your BFF. It’s even easier to add
photos and videos to email messages. And to refresh your mailboxes, all you have
to do is swipe down.


Safari. Browsing is just the beginning.


iOS 6 brings even better web browsing to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
iCloud Tabs keeps track of which pages you have open on your devices, so you can
start browsing on one device and pick up right where you left off, on whatever
device is handy. Safari now saves web pages — not just links — in your Reading
List, so you can catch up on your reading even when you can’t connect to the
Internet.4 And when you’re posting a photo or video to eBay, Craigslist, or
another site, you can take photos and video — or choose from your Camera Roll —
without leaving Safari. When you really want to see the whole picture, turn your
iPhone or iPod touch to landscape and tap the full-screen icon to view web pages
without distractions.


Accessibility. iOS 6 comes with Guided Access.


iOS 6 comes with even more features to make it easier for people with vision,
hearing, learning, and mobility disabilities to get the most from their iOS
devices. Guided Access helps students with disabilities such as autism remain on
task and focused on content. It allows a parent, teacher, or administrator to
limit an iOS device to one app by disabling the Home button, as well as restrict
touch input on certain areas of the screen. VoiceOver, the revolutionary screen
reader for blind and low-vision users, is now integrated with Maps,
AssistiveTouch, and Zoom. And Apple is working with top manufacturers to
introduce Made for iPhone hearing aids that will deliver a power-efficient,
high-quality digital audio experience.


Camera with Panorama. Broaden your horizons.


The new panorama feature for iPhone and iPod touch lets you capture
everything from a momentous family reunion photo to a sweeping vista.6 With one
simple motion you can shoot up to 240 degrees — even vertically, to get that
redwood tree, say. Then hardware and software work together to create one
seamless, high-resolution panorama.


What's New:



  • Fixes an Exchange calendar bug that could result in increased network activity and reduced battery life.

  • This update fixes an issue that could impact cellular performance and reliability for iPhone 4S.

  • LTE support for more carriers (complete list of supported carriers at
    www.apple.com/iphone/LTE/)

  • Purchase movie tickets through Fandango with Siri (USA only)

  • iTunes Match subscribers can now download individual songs from iCloud

  • New button to reset the Advertising Identifier

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