Rumors that Apple inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) will hold a special hardware event next month and release new iPad Pro models, iPad mini, and AirTags have been fired by a leading observer of the technology giant, Apple Insider reported Sunday.
What happened: Mark Gurman, known for his shots at the Cupertino, California-based company, poured cold water on rumors that Apple released new iPad models and AirTags.
Narrator: It will not end up being a https://t.co/SVAdtzfjqz
– Mark Gurman (@markgurman) February 20, 2021
In April last year, Apple confirmed the existence of AirTags, a product similar to Tile. The circular disks can be attached to objects that can be tracked by users.
Why it applies: The rumors surrounding iPads and AirTags were driven by Twitter posts, which a South Korean publication picked up and ran in a report, Apple Insider noted.
Last month, it was reported that AirTags could be on track for a launch in 2021
Apple also wants to make iPads in India, as they make an effort to move away from Chinese production, according to Reuters.
Price action: Apple shares closed nearly 0.1% higher at $ 129.87 on Friday and fell 0.12% in aftermarket.
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