• Question: what makes mobile phones listen to you when you want to say something to them?

    Asked by stormtrooper5678 to Sophie on 25 Jan 2018.
    • Photo: Sophie Scott

      Sophie Scott answered on 25 Jan 2018:

      If you give them access to the microphone (e.g. Siri on a iPhone) then they listen all the time in case you say ‘hey siri’ (or they think you do, I’m forever setting mine off accidentally).