iOS 6 was announced on September 12, 2012 at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts together with iPhone 5 and iPod Touch 5th-Gen. iOS 6 is already available to download for a week now but older iPhones and iPad are no longer supported by this update. Supported devices on this release are iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and 4S, iPad 2, new iPad, fourth and fifth generation iPod Touches.
Google Maps and Youtube has been removed from iOS 6. Apple created a new Maps app with new vector-based engine that eliminates lag when downloading bitmaps from Google hat result to smoother zooming. It also has 3D views, turn-by-turn navigation and ability to zoom out in Satellite mode to see the Globe. There are many improvements and new in messaging, fast and reliable SIRI and preventing targeted advertising using Limit Ad Tracking in settings.