Apple is set to kick off its big spring event at 1 p.m. ET on April 20.
Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) are two tech giants that have generated very different returns for investors over the past decade. Apple's stock price has skyrocketed more than 1,000% as the iPhone has reshaped the mobile market. The iPad redefined tablet computers, the Apple Watch dominated the smartwatch market, and the company further expanded its hardware ecosystem with AirPods and HomePods.
There's one thing Mark Zuckerberg can't copy Britons behind world's most accurate rapid Covid test raise $50m How to buy dogecoin and why is the price surging? 100ft phone masts could be built in national parks and beauty spots Sign up here for our daily technology newsletter Apple is set to unveil new 5G iPad Pros, iMacs and AirTags in the company's first launch event this year. The 6pm launch, which can be accessed via the Apple website, is expected to reveal the latest iPad Pros with faster processors, a mini LED screen and optional 5G. Apple's long-rumoured tiny "Airtags", which promise to locate lost items such as keys or wallets, could also be unveiled. AirTags will work by using built-in chips that communicate their location to an iPhone. Alongside new hardware, Apple is also expected to unveil a podcast subscription service. Apple has benefited from a wide-sweeping boost in electronics during the pandemic. Ipad sales rose 41pc in the last quarter of 2020 to $8.4bn. Apple shares have risen nearly 95pc over the last year. Follow below for the latest updates: