Sketchy report claims AirPods 2, AirPower and new iPads coming March 29

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That service is expected to launch as early as April. This may be particularly exciting, as a considerable business around skinning and painting AirPods for alternatives to the single white SKU has been built up over the last 2 years.

We've heard the date of 29 March before, but in our estimations we also think that it is likely Apple will host the event closer that date, with a much leaner pre-order period.

According to Buzzfeed, Apple's event is scheduled for Monday, March 25th at the Steve Jobs theater.

In another welcome change, Apple is also believed to be embracing color options with the AirPods 2. After all, there are plenty of original AirPods owners who'd like the ability to charge their earbuds up wirelessly - even if they weren't doing so on an official Apple wireless charger.

OnLeaks also claims that a wireless charging case for the AirPods could be coming to consumers first, and will ship with the original true wireless earbuds.

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The two big questions, therefore, have been around their successor - and the wireless charging AirPods case that Apple previewed alongside AirPower.

A new rumor has surfaced, stating that Apple plans to hold a product launch where it will showcase not one, but three different devices.

The iPad Mini 5 might be speedier than its predecessor, as the report says the device could be fitted with an A10 Fusion chip or an A10X Fusion chipset.

Now, the company could finally release its wireless charging mat this spring, according to MySmartPrice. $160 was expensive enough, but then we said that about the iPhones before Apple raised the prices for this generation.

According to details obtained through "a reliable source" within Apple's "production chain in China", the Silicon Valley giant will hold a special event in the second half of March - the most likely dates are Tuesday, March 19 and Wednesday, March 20.

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