Apple has confirmed the iPhone 6s announcement event for September 9 at 10am PST at San Francisco's Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Although the company isn't saying what will be featured at the event, it has left several hints in the iPhone's voice assistant Siri. When you say to Siri "Give me a hint," the voice assistant replies with a cryptic message.
The internet is flooded with photos—of your brunch, of your cat, of your estranged elementary school friend's cousin's wedding. 1.8 billion photos are uploaded daily, and most of them are objectively pretty terrible. Now a team of computer scientists from Princeton University and software company Adobe have created a program to make those photos just a little better, by identifying and eliminating distracting elements, according to a paper presented recently at this year's Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference in Boston.
Sugar is dietary enemy number one at the moment. The delicious compound can be found in many foods and beverages (even those that don't taste sweet) and has been blamed for the obesity epidemic in the U.S. and beyond. Now an Israeli startup, DouxMatok, has devised a way to deliver sugar so that your tongue tastes the same amount of sweetness, but you're ingesting only half the sugar, according to an article from Fast Company.
The iPhone 6S release date is still unconfirmed, but several reports indicate that Apple will host a media event on September 9, and given Apple's regular annual update cycle, a new iPhone announcement — presumably including both the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus — seems all but guaranteed. Though it's hard to say exactly what will be included in the next-generation iPhone, purportedly leaked information about its hardware, software, and more have been passed around Apple rumor blogs in recent weeks. We've reviewed the information to identify realistic new features from the unlikely ones, and based on our observations, here's what we think you can expect from the next iPhone: