Apple AirPods 2 reportedly not coming until end of 2019

Apple Air Pods 2 changes are on the inside not outside

Apple's Holding a Surprise Event on March 25, Here's What to Expect

Apple will host an event to unveil the new iPad mini 5 and iPad on 19 March, according to a release date leak.

Another report by The Wall Street Journal, however, has said that Apple is having dramas with publishing partners, and rightfully so, because the company is apparently asking for a 50 per cent revenue cut from subscriptions.

In that scenario, the Apple event will take place on Tuesday 26 March 2019.

Publishers are threatening to revolt against Apple's planned subscription news service before it has even got off the ground in anger at the proposed financial terms stipulated by the technology firm. Apple Music is already a hit with more than 50 million subscribers.

However, Apple has been holding events in March for years, so it's not entirely surprising news. The platform will be home to Apple's original television shows and movies, as well as, reportedly, other subscription services like HBO and Starz that will be added in the future. The service is rumored to launch later this year.

For now, we will have to wait until Apple officially announces its new service to learn more. The plan would cost about $10 per month and Apple would keep half of the fees, and the other half of the fees would be divided among all the publishers based on how much time readers spent reading each publisher.

We've seen endless reports over the past year suggesting that Apple wants to bundle together magazine and newspaper subscriptions into a monthly plan. Reports now emerging indicate that you should not be expecting any dramatic changes in the new Apple AirPods 2 when compared to what is available in the existing AirPods.

Apple's current News offering is free, but the company is expected to launch a subscription news service that will allow subscribers to read unlimited content from publishers who participate in the service.

The earliest event the company held was back in 2011, on March 2, so Apple has lots of time to cram in a product unveiling next month.

An Apple spokesperson declined to comment when contacted by ZDNet.

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