Apple Confirms March 25 Event: It's Show Time

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As my Cult of Mac colleague Buster Hein wrote in his recent summary, we're expecting to see a new 10.2-inch iPad, iPad mini 5, and new AirPods in the near future.

Apple invited media on Monday to an event on March 25 at the Steve Jobs Theater on its campus in Cupertino, California, where a television and video service is expected to launch.

According to Panzarino's tweet, the email invitation, which says simply 'It's show time, ' played a short film reel countdown animation, which suggests the event will be used to announce Apple's much-anticipated video streaming service. While Apple has been mum about its plans there, the expectation is that the March 25 event will focus on new subscription services rather than hardware, with TV and news services likely to debut.

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Rumors have been flying around about new iPad models and the second generation AirPods since many months now but Apple is yet to comment on their release date.

It's now unclear exactly what will be revealed at the launch with some expecting new AirPods, iPad and AirPower charging pad to be revealed.

Apple will reportedly unveil two new iPads this year - a new 7th gen iPad with a 10.2-inch screen and a new 10.5-inch iPad non-Pro model.

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Presumably, the shows Apple has already released on Apple Music, such as Carpool Karaoke and Planet of the Apps, will be on the streaming service, but that isn't clear.

Apple is aiming to resell TV channels subscriptions similar to Amazon, whose Prime Video Service resells Starz and other channels and keeps a cut of the sales. And just like Apple-sold refurbs, these units are backed by a full one-year warranty.

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