Take this one with a 9.7-inch grain of salt, but Focus Taiwan is reporting that current Asian supply chains suggest that Apple might be trying to get the iPad 3 out on February 24th, Steve Jobs's birthday.
A late February launch would likely mean an early February event to show off the new hardware (and new 5.1 or 5.2 version of iOS to go with it?). If you aren't as skeptical as we are on this one, you probably should be. Supply chain rumors are often more miss than hit, and you'll probably have just as much luck pegging the iPad 3 release date by flipping a coin.
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