The Apple Store is down this morning in advance of Apple’s Press Announcement for the New iPad 2 Scheduled 11:00am (MST) today.
Several convincing photos have now been leaked of the iPad 2 from a Chinese website called DGtle – while the site doesn’t officially claim the photos are of an iPad 2 as mentioned they are very convincing see what you think?
New rumors have also surfaced the the iPad 2 will have a faster 1.2 Ghz processor and Apple’s new Thunderbolt external Hard Drive interface. Steve Jobs is also rumored to be at today’s announcement
Business insiders are forecasting the Apple store will begin pre-selling iPad 2’s as early as today with a ship date in about 3 weeks time.
iPad and iPad 2 sales to expected to double this year firmly entrenching Apple as the leader in this market segment.
We’ll know more in a couple hours, check back this afternoon.