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Apple 'rickrolls' the world with Siri

It's possible that the Wikipedia entry was merely a temporary placeholder for a weather and calendar service, that Apple forgot to remove.

Apple has left what appears to be a practical joke in the iPhone's latest software upgrade.

Asking Siri "what is today going to be like" in iOS 7 produces the Wikipedia entry for Rick Astley's Never Gonna Give You Up.

Rick Astley has said he finds the phenomenon "hilarious" Credit: PA

It's unclear where the page is merely a placeholder that was meant to have been removed before launch, or an intended prank played by an Apple engineer.

"Rickrolling" as it has become known, is an internet phenomenon where seemingly genuine YouTube videos turn out to contain only the 1987 cult hit.

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