In Pictures: iOS 6 arrives - its 16 key new features

Although the new OS for the iPad and iPhone is largely a collection of refinements, users will still want it

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Welcome to the iOS evolution

We're used to major advances in each version of iOS, but that's not the case in iOS 6 with the exceptions of the new Guided Access mode for the iPad and of the Passbook app for managing digital tickets on the iPhone.

Instead of revolution, iOS 6 is about evolution -- and a fair amount of filling in of long-standing gaps. For example, you can finally insert a photo from within an email and upload images to the Web into the Photos app, as well as assign individual signatures to each email account. Gone is the requirement to enter a password to install software updates.

Read on for the 16 new or improved capabilities that are worth an update to iOS 6.

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