New features in iOS 6 drive increased opportunities for mobile developers.
It's an exciting time to be a mobile application developer. With the recent release of iOS 6, Apple has reinvented its mobile operating system, adding some innovative apps and APIs while upgrading existing iOS components to be more fluid and user-friendly. Major enhancements in iOS 6 include deep Facebook integration, a visually-stunning maps program, a unique wallet app dubbed "Passbook" and over 100 upgrades to current APIs and applications, including the Siri virtual assistant.
Here are the top new features of iOS 6 and the possibilities they represent for mobile developers: