How to turn 'Hey Siri' on and off on your iPhone and iPad

Apple’s “Hey Siri” function may be handy for most users, but there are times when you don’t want it to activate and cause an interruption. AppleInsider explains how to prevent the hands-free voice prompt from activating, and how to turn it back on again.
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One cable to rule them all: a look at Apple's retired connectors through the years

There has been a near-constant debate about Apple and the choices it has made with ports and connectors spanning the company’s entire history. AppleInsider takes a look back at most of the different ways Apple devices have connected over the years — and what they tell us about the company itself.
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Here are all of the Apple retail store openings, moves, and remodels in 2018

With few setbacks, Apple is almost continuously expanding and updating its global retail chain, now over 500 locations. Here’s the company’s evolution in 2018 so far, updated with renders of a possible store in Stockholm, Sweden.
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4th of July savings: Where to get the best deals on Apple hardware and accessories this Independence Day

Fourth of July discounts are in effect now, and we’re rounding up the best deals on Apple devices, from hundreds off the latest MacBook Pros to iPads for $249. Grab the savings while supplies last.
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Apple in early phases of business alliance with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Apple is seeking to expand its enterprise-related operations by working with a new partner, with a job advertisement indicating the iPhone producer has an arrangement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to produce business solutions.
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Apple's Siri director to speak at AI Frontiers conference in November

Apple senior director of Siri, Alex Acero, is scheduled to appear at this year’s AI Frontiers conference, where he will be joined by other experts in the field to discuss the role natural language processing plays in modern personal assistant technology.
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Raise to Siri is now working with watchOS 5 beta

One of the new watchOS 5 features demonstrated by Apple’s Vice President of Technology Kevin Lynch at its Worldwide Developer Conference in June was “raise to Siri,” a new Machine Learning shortcut that will invoke a Siri listening session without pushing a button or speaking the “Hey Siri” trigger phrase. It’s now working in the latest beta versions, including beta 3 released today.
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