The mobile experience – it’s no longer just about the phone.
As mobile devices become more complex the trend is for applications to provide more data automatically. Google is moving inthisdirection already but will Apple follow suit?
iOS6, the latest version of Apples mobile software and currently at beta 3, has a number of parallels with the recently launched Android Jelly Bean in that it initially seems like a minor revision but there are a number of tweaks and small features that you would miss if reverting to the previous version of the OS.
With both iOS and Android, however, the latest updates are creating a deeper symbiotic relationship between our devices and the cloud. Jelly Beans killer feature is Google Now (the system designed to provide data cards automatically based on what we are doing) and iOS6 continues the development of Siri,... [via Colin Walker]