Report: the iPhone 6s will get 'all the time-on' Siri mode

Report: the iPhone 6s will get 'always-on' Siri mode

As ordinary earlier than an Apple occasion (which is at present, in case you’ve got been cave-sure), the rumor mill is churning out new info. We’re now listening to that Apple TV will run an all-new working system referred to as osTV, based mostly on iOS 9, in accordance with 9 to five Mac. It’s going to reportedly carry an analogous interface to the present Apple TV, however will sport iOS 9 (and OS X El Capitan) touches like transparency results. The modifications do not sound too drastic, however new Apple TV OS branding that matches watchOS and iOS can be a brand new improvement. Apple TV is meant to additionally get a brand new AirBnB app.

One other fascinating rumor, once more from 9 to five’s Mark Gurman, has it that Siri on the brand new iPhone 6s might be all the time-on. Till now, Apple’s assistant solely used lively listening when your iPhone was charging, probably as a result of it was a drain on energy. Now, you’ll use it anytime without having to push the ‘house” button. In different phrases, it’s going to be just like the best way that “OK Google” works on Google Now for Android. Contemplating the “Hey, Siri” hints in Apple’s teaser (above) this information is not terribly shocking. As for battery life points, the brand new iPhone 6s is reportedly a contact thicker than the final mannequin.

Report: the iPhone 6s will get 'always-on' Siri mode

Lastly, there’s some new information about configuration and pricing of the (rumored) iPad Professional, a tool Apple hopes will additional denude the laptop computer market. The entry degree mannequin could have 32GB of storage — double that of present base iPhones and iPads — and run a hefty $799. The highest finish mannequin, with 128GB of storage and LTE will value $1,129, almost as a lot because the MacBook Retina. Against this, the priciest iPad Air 2 with LTE prices $829 proper now.

Together with at this time’s rumors, there was loads of different info leaked concerning the iPhone launch, as summed up right here. Apple has verified none of this formally, in fact, so do not plan your life across the info. Even when the rumors are correct, there’s nonetheless a lot to study Apple’s incoming merchandise — so, make sure you tune in at 1 PM EST for our liveblog and in depth protection.

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