Apple's iOS 6 to bring Siri to iPad?

The next mobile operating system from Apple is reportedly codenamed 'Sundance'

iOS 6, internally codenamed Sundance, could bring Siri to the iPad at last.

That's according to TechCrunch, which reports that the delay in bringing Siri to the iPad has been caused by user interface issues.

"I've been led to believe it's more of a UI issue than anything else," said TechCrunch's MG Siegler. "After all, Apple is using the technology for the Dictation functionality found on the new iPad. They've just been working on what Siri for iPad will look like."

Daring Fireball predicts that iOS 6 will also give developers the ability to implement Siri into their own, third-party apps.

It has also emerged that Apple may be ditching Google Maps in favour of its own mapping software in the next version of iOS. The new Maps app will reportedly include a 3D mode from C3 Technologies, which Apple acquired last year.

iOS 6 could be arriving alongside OS X Mountain Lion at this year's WWDC in June.

FILL IN THE SURVEY - AND YOU COULD BE A WINNER: ARN wants to hear from YOU. Tell us how you run a successful business and you could win an adrenaline-fuelled adventure of your choice. COMPLETE THE ARN SURVEY.

More about AppleGoogle

ARN Directory | Distributors relevant to this article

Comments

Comments are now closed

 

Latest News

04:00AM
Google Enterprise becomes Google for Work
05:35PM
MSPs are in an increasingly fragmented environment: GFI Max
04:50PM
Customer loyalty lies in personalisation: Salmat
03:38PM
Dicker Data net profit down 43 per cent in full year results
More News
08 Sep
ITIL Foundation (incl. Exam)
10 Sep
CPX 2014
10 Sep
IT Leaders Lunch
10 Sep
Drive greater returns from T&E with mobility - Sydney
View all events