Apple giveth and Apple taketh away: features users miss in iOS 6
Last month's introduction of iOS 6 gave iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users many things, like Do Not Disturb, new call features, and increased Siri capabilities. iPhone 5 and 4S users now have a cool new Panorama mode in the Camera app, there's Facebook integration where once there was only Twitter, we can sync Reminders and Notes over iCloud, privacy controls have received a complete overhaul, and Passbook is showing some promise.
We also had some (major) things taken away from us with the release of iOS 6. The most obvious of these things is a consistent, built-in transit experience in Maps—or pretty much anything related to iOS 6 Maps at all. But Maps seems to be just about the only thing people tend to name when thinking about iOS 6's shortfalls—or is it? A number of Ars readers wrote me with their own stories about favorite features that used to be part of iOS 5 but were since removed in iOS 6. So, I reached out to the Ars staff and Twitter in order to see what other little things users were missing.
It turns out there are a number of smaller things that people really liked but can no longer access. There are also a few features that people would've liked to see Apple take just a little further. Below is a list of the most commonly mentioned items that are either no longer part of iOS 6 or should be part of iOS 6.
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