The announcement comes as a swarm of competitors launch tablets aimed at unseating the
company’s dominant position in the new consumer computer category.
Apple’s iPad success last year has led to a host of me-too tablets. Now
Apple appears ready to try to once again put distance between its
tablet and the competition.
The electronic invitation is embedded with an image
of an app-like calendar date that is being peeled away, revealing an
iPad behind it.
“Come see what 2011 will be the year of,” it reads.
Analysts speculate that the latest iPad will include
a camera that allows use of Apple’s FaceTime video conference feature.
It also is likely to have a faster processor.
“I would anticipate the big additions to the iPad 2 will come in software,” said
And the iPad is liable to have an even more minimalist feel, he added. Apple CEO
The event will be held at the
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