Is Apple shipping the iPad 3 in secret?

After an iPad 2 price drop at Best Buy and shipping log leaks from China, it could be time to dust off your tent ready for that Apple queue

Our wall of iPad 3 stories is starting to look crowded. But written in big red pen is March 7. Now a leaked shipping log and Best Buy price drop have heralded, not only an iPad 3 announcement, but an imminent release too.

After a leak revealed Harrords will be selling the iPad 3 soon we were all but sure Apple’s Retina Display shining iPad 3 would be UK side on March 7. Now that a shipping log has shown vessels leaving China (with crates from Foxconn) and Best Buy has dropped its iPad 2 prices by $50 – and it’s not the only retailer to do it – we’re sure the iPad 3 is coming now.

This time last year the iPad 2 was announced on March 2 with general release a week later. We’re expecting the iPad 3 announcement to go official on March 7 with – you guessed it – general release a week later. So will you be queuing at the Apple Store from the early hours like we did in this video last year?

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