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

Scheduling quiet times

OS X Mountain Lion debuted the Do Not Disturb feature to turn off alerts in the Notification Center that it copied from iOS 5. Now, iOS 6 copies Do Not Disturb and makes it better: You can schedule a daily do-not-disturb period, such as overnight, but let phone calls and other messages through from the groups of people you choose. That way, your kids' calls will ring through at any hour, but not your boss's.

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