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iPhone 6S will reportedly have an always-listening Siri mode

Apple's refreshed iPhone 6S will reportedly feature an 'always-on' Siri mode

By Anthony Garreffa on Sep 9, 2015 06:45 am CDT - 0 mins, 47 secs reading time

The new iPhone will be unveiled later on today, but before that the latest rumor is that the iPhone 6S will feature a new 'always-on' Siri mode. This new mode will be similar to saying "OK Google" on an Android phone, so you won't need to press the 'home' button on your new iPhone 6S to get Siri sprung into action.


9to5Mac is behind the rumor, adding that Siri has, until now, only actively listened to you when your iPhone was charging as it was a drain on battery. But with iOS 9 and the new iPhone 6S, this might become a thing of the past. It definitely explains all of the hoopla surrounding the 'Hey Siri, give us a hint" banners that have been popping up around the place.

The new iPhone 6S will reportedly also be thicker than the current iPhone, but we will know all about that later today.

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.


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