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Apple Unveils iOS 6 At WWDC 2012 Keynote (LIVEBLOG)

11/06/2012 15:57 | Updated 11 August 2012

Apple has unveiled the next generation of its mobile operating system at the Worldwide Developers' Conference (WWDC) 2012.

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to the stage of the Moscone Center in San Francisco to show off what the company has in store for the next twelve months.

iOS 6 will be released in the Autumn and will include more than 200 new features.

Among the major new features are:

Maps: an all-new Apple designed maps application, including free GPS turn-by-turn navigation and 3D mapping of cities.

Facebook integration: users can now share photos and videos straight into Facebook, as well as updates from all other apps and services.

Siri: the new version of Siri will enable local searching in the UK, as well as sports updates, new languages, integration with movie theatres and an "eyes free" mode for while you're driving.

Phone updates: with iOS 6 you can decide to take a call, call back later, or have your phone remind you about the call when you leave a certain location. A new 'do not disturb' mode will also turn off all or selected calls and alerts while you sleep or work.

Guided Access: a new accessibility feature allowing users to turn off certain parts of the screen and the home button promises to make the iPad more useful to children with autism and education users.

iOS 6 will be a free update for iPhone users (3GS and above) and iPad users with an iPad 2 or newer.

Apple also used the event to announce new features for its next Mac operating system, Mountain Lion, including a new notification software and dictation.

New laptops - including a radically thin Macbook Pro - were also announced at the developers conference.

Apple's New iOS 6

Take a look at all of the announcements as they happened, below.

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