Earlier this week, a report from Taiwanese site Economic Daily News suggested there would be a March 16 event, with the initial rumor picked up and circulated by a few other sites. Economic Daily News cited unverified and unsubstantiated content from Twitter accounts LeaksApplePro and FrontTron, neither of which has a track record of providing accurate details on Apple’s plans.
The March 16 date was nothing more than a guess based on past Apple events, but it still picked up traction. In a tweet responding to MacRumors editor Joe Rossignol’s commentary on a possible March event, Gurman confirmed that the March 16 date is not correct.
In a separate tweet, he said “launch isn’t on the 16th,” which leaves open the possibility for a March event on a different date.
Apple has several products in the works that have been rumored for the first half of 2021, including a refreshed iMac, new iPad Pro models, an updated iPad mini, a new low-cost AirPod, revamped AirPods Pro, and the AirPods 3, plus we’re still waiting on the debut of the AirTags.