Getting excited about next week’s Apple media event? Apparently, so are the folks over at Ars Technica, who have spotted the fabled iPad 3 (or is it iPad HD?) lurking in their server logs. Meanwhile, the banners are going up at San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center, which means the countdown is on. In the meantime, the weekend is here again, so kick back and soak up the day’s news for this fine Friday, March 2, 2012.
Question: What’s more exciting than an Apple media event announcing a new product? Answer: The actual announcement that finally confirms said event after weeks (or even months) of rumors and speculation. For the next-generation iPad, it appears that day has arrived.
Oh come on, don’t look so surprised -- you didn’t really think we’d make it all the way to an Apple product announcement today without at least one last-minute leaked photo, did you? No one is saying this is the real next-gen iPad, but feel free to savor the flavor while we wait for the real deal anyway.
The invitations have been sent, the banners are flying at Yerba Buena and all that remains now is to see what Apple has on deck for us come Wednesday, March 2 at a special media event that will is expected to reveal the first sequel to the company’s market-leading iPad.
By this time next week, this space will be taken over with iPad 2 news and reviews, but we've got rumors, oh yes, we've got rumors. Plus, a whole bunch of other cool stuff in the mix. Are you excited for Thunderbolt? Just the idea of that kind of speed makes us want to upgrade. How about you?