Apple launches iOS 6

As expected, Apple released the iOS 6 software update to iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users earlier today. The update, which can be applied either via iTunes or as an over-the-air download, brings over 200 new features to the iOS platform, including a new Maps app, improvements to Siri, Facebook integration, and Passbook. iOS 6 is compatible with the following devices: theб═new iPad, iPad 2, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, and fourth-generation iPod touch. It will be coming pre-installed on the iPhone 5 and fifth-generation iPod touch.