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    Report: iPad3 to Be Announced Soon

    FILE - In this file photo made May 28, 2010, customers are silhouetted at the launch of the new iPad tablet computer at an Apple store in central in Rome, Italy. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, it will start selling Apple Inc.'s iPad tablet computer in some stores by Friday and in a majority of locations by the height of the holiday shopping season.  (AP Photo/Angelo Carconi, File)

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    All the speculation over the iPad3 could end soon—as soon as March 7, when sources say Apple is planning to announce its new and improved tablet. The iPad3 will reportedly have a high-res Retina Display as well as a thicker case that would allow for longer battery power than current models. It will also feature a quad-core Apple 6 system-on-a-chip, and potentially high-speed 4G LTE networking capability. More evidence that the announcement date will likely be on Wednesday the 7th: Apple has in the past held these types of events on Wednesdays.

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