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Apple's "Hey Siri" event live blog

  • The longer you press, you get different options.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:33:07 PM
  • New way to read and interact with text messages.

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:33:16 PM
  • Not just a gimmick, this appears to be something genuinely useful.
    Hiawatha Bray 9/9/2015 6:33:16 PM
  • Engineering of new iPhone

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:34:01 PM
  • Behind-the-scenes look into the iPhone 6s

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:34:32 PM
  • Wow. These guys are starting to scare me.
    Hiawatha Bray 9/9/2015 6:34:41 PM
  • Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:34:53 PM
  • Layers of the hardware in new iPhone 6s

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:35:23 PM
  • Touching and holding your screensaver can animate it.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:35:35 PM
  • How much practice does one need to make this work properly?
    Hiawatha Bray 9/9/2015 6:36:16 PM
  • Craig Federighi, Apple SVP, now showing off new iPhone.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:36:26 PM
  • Craig Federighi, Apple SVP

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:36:52 PM
  • He slipped and called it "Force Touch".
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:37:46 PM
  • He calls it "peeking" when you push and hold -- doesn't your finger get in the way?
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:38:19 PM
  • I'm flying on Friday - this would be helpful!

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:38:20 PM
  • It allows you to control apps without having to open them.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:39:01 PM
  • Federighi takes a selfie

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:39:19 PM
  • Looks like it could be a little timesaver, once you figure out all these new gestures.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:39:34 PM
  • Apply force on the edge of an app, and you can swipe among open apps, instead of going to the home button and showing all the apps that are open.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:40:27 PM
  • Accessing Facebook will be even easier with 3D Touch.

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:40:57 PM
  • Instagram videos will play automatically

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:41:26 PM
  • Put it this way...I'm giving serious thought to an iPhone upgrade. 3D Touch looks that appealing to me...
    Hiawatha Bray 9/9/2015 6:41:50 PM
  • Faster chip, optimized performance. 70 percent to 90 percent faster on most tasks.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:42:18 PM
  • Phil Schiller returns to discuss details of iPhone 6s

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:42:21 PM
  • Andy Wafer, Pixeltoys

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:43:03 PM
  • Andy Wafer of Pixeltoys showing off improved performance of "Freeblade" game on iPhone 6s.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:43:07 PM
  • Pressing zooms in and out.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:43:15 PM
  • Scenes from the game

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:44:08 PM
  • M9 keeps track of fitness data

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:45:38 PM
  • Hey Siri now will work whether iPhone is plugged in or not.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:45:57 PM
  • "Siri is definitely sassy."

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:46:03 PM
  • Touch ID sensor is twice as fast at recognizing fingerprints.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:46:15 PM
  • Camera, Schiller says, is all-new. 12 megapixels, 50 percent more than before.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:46:51 PM
  • iSight camera sensor

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:47:24 PM
  • Diagram of what happens when you take a photo using iPhone 6s

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:47:57 PM
  • "Deep trench isolation" keeps colors from bleeding into each other when pixels packed closer together.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:48:27 PM
  • Photos taken by iPhone 6s without retouching are on screen now.

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:48:53 PM
  • Photo taken from an airplane.

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:49:31 PM
  • All of these photos make me want to travel...

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:50:21 PM
  • New camera shoots 4k video
    Hiawatha Bray 9/9/2015 6:50:53 PM
  • Panoramas will now be bigger with iPhone 6s, 6s Plus

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:51:14 PM
  • Now showing video. 8 million pixels. Is that a lot?
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:51:58 PM
  • On screen was a video shot by iPhone 6s and edited on the iPhone.

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:52:48 PM
  • Front-facing camera now uses display as a flash -- three times brighter than the normal brightness of the screen.
    Bennie DiNardo 9/9/2015 6:53:53 PM
  • Press a still photo and it becomes live with movement and sound - now that's cool.

    jessica.geller 9/9/2015 6:55:43 PM
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