Can't stream today's event? Install the AppleInsider app and get Apple news as it breaks

in General Discussion edited September 2015
AppleInsider is in San Francisco with exclusive coverage of today's "Hey Siri" event. Readers who are unable follow along with our liveblog or stream today's Apple presentation can install the official AppleInsider app for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, and receive push notifications for all of the news as it happens.

The official AppleInsider iOS app is a free download on the App Store, featuring native support for the iPhone and iPad, as well as an Apple Watch companion. As announcements are made today, users with push notifications enabled will get headlines sent directly to their devices as the news breaks.

Apple's highly anticipated "Hey Siri" event will kick off at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern, from the Bill Graham Civic Center in San Francisco. Our own Daniel Eran Dilger will be in the audience, providing live commentary during the event, as well as hands-on impressions of the new products Apple announces.

The main focus of today's event is expected to be Apple's next-generation flagship handset, dubbed the "iPhone 6s," as well as a larger "iPhone 6s Plus." The new iPhone is rumored to feature Force Touch pressure sensitive input, a faster "A9" processor, 2 gigabytes of RAM, improved cameras, and a new rose gold color option.

Also widely expected for today's event is a revamped Apple TV with new touchpad remote control, Siri voice input, cross-service content search, and a dedicated App Store for third-party downloads. The company may even unveil new iPads, such as a rumored 12.9-inch "iPad Pro."

Readers who have the AppleInsider iOS app installed will receive alerts for all of these announcements as they happen. It also features a sleek and simple multi-touch user interface designed for iOS 8 and optimized for both iPhone and iPad.

The app also includes support for Handoff, allowing users to seamlessly transition between reading on their iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch. Readers can also customize font size and weight, and the experience is also optimized for the larger displays of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

While the ad-supported app is free to download and use, those who subscribe to AppleInsider Plus gain an ad-free experience and the ability to save your favorite articles to Instapaper and Pocket.

Of course, the same content is also available through our traditional websites, accessible from your favorite desktop and mobile Web browsers. And readers can also stay up to date by following us on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, through our newsletter, and via RSS.


  • Reply 1 of 4

    twitter (text) updates feels so low-tech.

  • Reply 2 of 4

    Originally Posted by mac_dog View Post


    twitter (text) updates feels so low-tech.

    That 'low tech' also happens to be THE FASTEST way to read news and takes the trash of unnecessary words out of the equation. 

  • Reply 3 of 4
    So where are the threads for commenting LIVE?
  • Reply 4 of 4
    Jake Weidmann doing the calligraphy in the iPad Apple Pencil
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