Invites to Apple's big launch event, which takes place tonight in California, contained the cryptic clue: "Hey Siri, give us a hint". At the time, uttering those words to Siri yielded a mixed-bag of responses including: "The only hint I can give you is a hint of lime" and "Look deep within yourself and you will find the answer". None of which offered any more clues about the announcements that lie ahead.  


However, as the event day has dawned, the answers have progressed to: "OK, I just sent it to you via synthetic telepathy" to "Ok. It's smaller than a Grafalian battle cruiser and bigger than a mote in a Zoltaxian's eye." 

There is still no more information to be gleaned from these answers, but they have certainly kicked up a gear in complexity, perhaps that is a clue in itself? All will be revealed when Cook takes the stage later today. Stay tuned to Buro 24/7 Middle East for the latest...