Apple is indeed having a special event, as widely rumored, March 17. But it won’t be hardware, it will be a preview of the next iteration of iPhone software. The company distributed invitations to select press outlets Thursday, saying the event at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters will also feature a new version of the iPhone SDK.
Presumably, the new software will get into general release by June/July, which is becoming the time of year we can expect new iPhone hardware as well.
Stay tuned for more as news and rumors and mock-ups and spy shots develop.