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This article was published on April 13, 2021

    Siri spills the beans on Apple’s 4/20 event (BLAZE IT LOL)

    Siri the leaker

    Siri spills the beans on Apple’s 4/20 event (BLAZE IT LOL)
    Ivan Mehta
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    Ivan Mehta

    Ivan covers Big Tech, India, policy, AI, security, platforms, and apps for TNW. That's one heck of a mixed bag. He likes to say "Bleh." Ivan covers Big Tech, India, policy, AI, security, platforms, and apps for TNW. That's one heck of a mixed bag. He likes to say "Bleh."

    It’s happening. Probably. Apple is planning to host an event on, April 20, where it might reveal new iPad Pros and (possibly??) its AirTags smart tracker.

    Take this with a pinch of salt though. This date doesn’t come from an Apple press release or invitation, instead it’s from Siri.

    The voice-activated assistant must’ve been a bit excited about the date (4/20 forever), sparked the blunt a bit too early, and spilled the beans to anyone who asked “when’s the next Apple event?”

    This was first noticed by MacRumors, but we also tried it out. Here’s what it says:

    Siri is getting high and spilling Apple secrets. What are you doing, Tim?

    While it says there are more details on Apple’s website, we haven’t noticed anything yet. But the company might announce the event officially in a few days, and we’ll know all about it.  Let’s talk about what’s going to be announced.

    The iPad Pro upgrade might bring a MiniLED display to at least the 12.9-inch variant. However, a recent Bloomberg report noted that display manufacturers have been struggling to ramp up their output to meet Apple’s demands.

    In addition to the improved display, the company will supposedly power these tablets with a variant of its own M1 chip. Plus, the devices will have a Thunderbolt port to support more accessories such as monitors and hard drives.

    Apple’s AirTags product has been rumored a lot, but last week’s announcement of opening up Find My to third-party partners might have finally set the stage for the reveal.

    Nevertheless, we hope that the first Apple event of the year will be exciting. See you at the (digital) front on 4/20.

    Update: And just like that, Apple has officially confirmed the event:


    See you on April 20 at 10AM PDT.

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