Since it comes pre-installed on all Apple devices, it has become one of the most popular news services on the market. Apple is looking to partner with publishers on a subscription news service that would allow readers to pay around $10 (about R137) per month to read content that is usually paywalled, but Apple's proposed 50% revenue split with publishers has not gone over well, according to the Journal. But new hardware like the rumored AirPods update, the long-awaited AirPower charging pad or any new phone, tablet or Mac models aren't on the agenda.
The event would mark Apple's first major product announcement for 2019. It'll be a premium product within Apple News, according to an earlier Bloomberg report. Last year, the company unveiled the iPad 6, the first-ever low-priced slate from the manufacturer to feature support for the Apple Pencil, on March 29.
We've seen endless reports over the past year suggesting that Apple wants to bundle together magazine and newspaper subscriptions into a monthly plan.
The report comes hours after The Wall Street Journal reported that Apple has run into resistance during negotiations with top news publishers over the terms of its subscription news service. The new iPad mini 5 and the iPad 7 are expected to launch side by side with varying prices, and they will retain the Touch ID security feature instead of the more advanced Face ID.
OnLeaks, on the other hand, has written a Tweet stating that his sources has told him that the new AirPods will not be released until "the fall".
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However, publishers are reportedly throwing a fit over the terms that Apple has laid out for posting their work.
This reticence is exacerbated by the loss of subscriber data such as credit card, email and address information which would come with ceding control to the middle man.
The New York Times declined to comment.
Apple already offers a similar service for free called Apple News, which aggregates top stories from free providers.