Apple's iOS 6 will introduce a host of new features on Wednesday. (Photo : Apple)
To the joy of millions of Apple users, the latest mobile operating system, iOS 6, will be released Wednesday. The new upgrade will bring many added features and improvements to iOS devices.
An official release time has not been confirmed, but many speculate the arrival time to be 1 p.m. EST based on previous updates. The release time is also based on time zones, so Apple users in Australia and New Zealand may have to wait until tomorrow to update.
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According to Apple, iOS 6 will be a wireless update for all those already on iOS 5. The new mobile operating system will include new calling features, several new apps and a newly improved Siri.
Apple fans took to Twitter early Wednesday to express their anticipation about the proclaimed #iOS6 day. Many were anxious for the release, sharing release times and their impatience with their followers. A time table of expected release times has also been shared. Most users, however, were very excited for the new update.
One Apple fan, Jeremy Hefner, under the handle @jeremy_hefner53, tweeted “You know you are a nerd when you get excited for #Apple to update their operating system #ios6.”
Fellow Tweeter @elunicoMnwanat shared Hefner’s excitement. “3 hours till #iOS6 super excited!!!!” he wrote.
Some took the time to share some advice for updating to the new mobile operating system. @agirlincollege wrote, “#iOS6 update will be available at 1:00 PM EST. My advice? Wait until later! #Apple #iPhone #iPod #iPad”
Apple has not confirmed an official release time yet, but Apple device users can expect an alert to when it becomes available. Updating will be fairly simple. Once the updates are available, users can head over to their General Settings and tap on Software Update.
UPDATE - 11 a.m. EST: NO RELEASE TIME CONFIRMED YET
UPDATE- 1 p.m. EST: iOS 6 Update Available
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