Apple to hold special event on April 20

Apple’s cryptic invitation for the media did not give much away and read: “Spring Loaded.” Earlier, Apple’s virtual assistant Siri, which is known for stone walling curious Apple fans quizzing it about new products and upcoming events by directing them to the company’s website, prematurely revealed the iPhone maker’s plan to hold an event next Tuesday. Apple typically launches new hardware in March before releasing the latest version of its iOS software at its annual developers’ conference later in the summer.

UPDATE 1-Apple to hold special event on April 20

Apple Inc said on Tuesday it was holding a special event on April 20, with many expecting the tech giant to launch new iPad Pro models and other products ahead of its annual developers’ conference in June. Apple’s cryptic invitation for the media did not give much away and read: “Spring Loaded.” Earlier, Apple’s virtual assistant Siri, which is known for stone walling curious Apple fans quizzing it about new products and upcoming events by directing them to the company’s website, prematurely revealed the iPhone maker’s plan to hold an event next Tuesday.