Apple confirms March event, video streaming service launch likely

Apple confirms March event, video streaming service launch likely

Apple confirms March event, video streaming service launch likely

A leaker with an accurate track record is now out with a new claim about Apple's product roadmap, saying the company will also unveil a third iPad version this year that would be an entirely new addition to the lineup.

The company has not given any details on the products that would be launched during the event. This certainly means that the company would be launching its much-rumoured subscription services for video and news.

In its invitation, Apple did not specify the focus of the event and gave a single-line description: "It's show time".

On the other side of the rumour mill though, there were whispers of new iPads.

If Netflix and Amazon were not enough for you, Apple is set to join the league of video streaming services.

For two years Apple has been signing up the best talent, including Sony Pictures' Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, and greenlighting dramas, comedies, thrillers and sci-fi series with top names from Steve Carell to Jennifer Aniston, as it looks to make a mark in the TV streaming industry.

Rumors suggest that Apple will pitch its video and magazine services as separate entities with separate prices, but it could offer a bundle that offers, say, both services and an Apple Music sub at a cheaper price.

We now officially have a date for Apple's March event, with March 25th the big day. As of now, it is still unclear which publishers are onboard Apple's premium News service offering as its 50 percent revenue split demand has left. Previously, the company has launched the iPhone SE, the budget $329 iPad and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro.

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