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Topic: iPhone 6S

Always-on 'Hey Siri' does not offload audio, Live Photo buffering stays on device, Apple says

09/11/2015, 08:09 pm

Two iPhone 6s features revealed this week, always-on "Hey Siri" voice monitoring and pre-buffered Live Photo camera functionality, raised concerns that Apple might be surreptitiously monitoring users, but the company allayed those fears in a statement on Friday.

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Hands On: Apple's latest iPhone 6s and 6s Plus with Live Photos and 3D Touch

09/11/2015, 06:09 pm

Apple latest "s" iPhone revamp--as it has every odd-numbered year since 2009's iPhone 3Gs--introduces a variety of significant changes under the hood without the device being readily discernibly different on the outside. iPhone 6s is faster, takes better pictures (including animated Live Photos), and delivers a deep new "3D Touch" interaction layer.

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Everything you need to know before preordering Apple's iPhone 6s tonight

09/11/2015, 03:09 pm

Apple's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will go up for preorders in just a few hours, at 12:01 a.m. Pacific, or 3:01 a.m. Eastern. To help, AppleInsider has compiled a checklist so you can snag your phone of choice on launch day.

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Force Touch gets redefined in the iPhone 6s with 3D Touch

09/10/2015, 04:09 pm

Apple brought depth to its user interfaces with Force Touch, and Wednesday's launch of the iPhone 6s added another layer in the form of 3D Touch. AppleInsider looks at how it works and what you can do with it.

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Apple's efficient M9 coprocessor will let your iPhone 6s track pace, make 'Hey Siri' always on

09/10/2015, 02:09 pm

Inside the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus is an upgraded M9 motion coprocessor that borrows new fitness capabilities from the Apple Watch, by estimating your walking or running pace.

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iPhone trade-in deals: How and where to get the most cash for your old iPhone

09/10/2015, 01:09 pm

Apple's iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are now officially on sale, but buyers still need to decide what to do with their old device. As in years past, AppleInsider takes a look at nearly a dozen big-name buyback services and retailers looking to attract your iPhone trade-ins [updated Oct. 13 with the latest values].

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How Apple's new Retina Flash -- 5 years in the making -- brightens up selfies on the iPhone 6s

09/10/2015, 12:09 pm

While more than one rumor predicted that Apple would add a front-facing flash to its newest iPhone -- an increasingly common feature among high-end handsets --nobody considered that the company would do so in a way that alleviated the need to build in extra hardware, despite evidence that Apple has been exploring such a solution for years.

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If you buy AppleCare+, Apple's new iPhone Upgrade Program is a great deal

09/10/2015, 11:09 am

While it lacks the fanfare of new hardware or software, one of the biggest announcements from Apple this week was its competitive iPhone Upgrade Program. It's actually an interest-free way to pay off your new iPhone and AppleCare+ warranty over a two-year period, with the added option to upgrade your iPhone to the latest model every year.

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iPhone 6s will have smaller 1,715 mAh battery, but Apple advertises identical battery life

09/10/2015, 09:09 am

Despite sporting a more powerful processor and other new technologies, the iPhone 6s will actually use a smaller battery than the one found in the iPhone 6, apparently squeezing out the same amount of uptime with new efficiencies in the handset.

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Apple ups AppleCare+ pricing for iPhone 6s, launches preorder preparation guide

09/10/2015, 03:09 am

In a pair of updates to its website on Wednesday, Apple revealed new, more expensive AppleCare+ rates for the soon-to-launch iPhone 6s and 6s Plus handsets, as well as a preparation guide and preorder tool for those looking to pick up one of the new models this weekend.

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First look: Apple's iPhone 6s, iPad Pro with Apple Pencil, Apple TV & more

09/09/2015, 08:09 pm

Apple unloaded a bevy of new hardware at its special media event on Wednesday, including new iPhones, a jumbo size iPad with Apple Pencil stylus, a refreshed Apple TV and additions to the Apple Watch collection. AppleInsider was on the scene to spend some hands on time with each device.

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New iPhones' 3D Touch a complicated effort that took 'multi, multi, multi' years, Apple says

09/09/2015, 07:09 pm

One of the central features of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, 3D Touch, was long in development and an extremely difficult technologically to get right, according to an interview with key Apple executives published on Wednesday.

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Apple posts new iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, Apple TV and Apple Watch videos

09/09/2015, 05:09 pm

Following a big hardware blowout in San Francisco on Wednesday, Apple has uploaded ad spots and product reveals for the new iPhone 6s, iPad Pro, Apple TV and Apple Watch to its official YouTube channel.

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Apple unveils annual iPhone Upgrade Program, updates standard iPhone price structures

09/09/2015, 03:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced a revised pricing structure for iPhones, including the all-new iPhone Upgrade Program, a first-party retail plan that will let shoppers get a new iPhone every year.

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Apple announces $199 iPhone 6s & $299 6s Plus with 3D Touch, A9 CPU, rose gold color, coming Sept. 25

09/09/2015, 02:09 pm

Apple's new iPhone 6s series will offer users an entirely new way to interact with their handset, sensing pressure from fingertips to enable entirely new shortcuts in iOS 9. It also boasts an all-new 12-megapixel iSight camera, a souped-up A9 processor that nearly doubles performance over the iPhone 6, and a new rose gold color option.

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Live coverage from Apple's 'Hey Siri' event in San Francisco

09/09/2015, 12:09 pm

Join AppleInsider as we bring you exclusive, live analysis from the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, where Apple is expected to unveil new iPhones, a revamped Apple TV, an "iPad Pro," and more.

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Apple won't host traditional October event this year, 'iPad Pro' expected today - report

09/09/2015, 08:09 am

Breaking with recent tradition, Apple will reportedly not be holding a media event in October of this year, with the company said to be planning to lay all of its cards on the table -- including the anticipated "iPad Pro" -- with today's media presentation in San Francisco.

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Apple's iPhone 6s to feature always-on 'Hey Siri' functionality, source says

09/08/2015, 08:09 pm

Ahead of tomorrow's special event, AppleInsider has learned that Apple's iPhone 6s will boast always-on "Hey Siri" voice activation, meaning users can invoke the virtual assistant even when their device is unplugged.

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Rumor: Chinese, Japanese launches of 'iPhone 6s' may wait until Sept. 25

09/08/2015, 02:09 pm

Both Japan and China may only get Apple's next-generation iPhones on Sept. 25, a week after they're commonly expected to ship in the U.S. and several other countries, a report said on Tuesday.

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Alleged 'iPhone 6s' boxes claim to show new rose gold color, 16GB entry-level storage

09/08/2015, 11:09 am

An image claiming to show the retail box for Apple's anticipated "iPhone 6s" could give fans their first glimpse at the new rose gold color option that is rumored to become part of the product lineup.

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