Coming March 2: The iPad 2 Sources say big event is likely its unveiling By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Feb 23, 2011 7:23 AM CST 4 comments Comments A Jan. 27, 2010 file photo shows Apple CEO Steve Jobs holding up the new iPad during a product announcement in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File) (Newser) – Good news for Apple fans: The iPad 2 is coming—soon. Apple will hold a big event March 2 in San Francisco, likely the unveiling of the iPad 2, sources tell All Things Digital. The new version is expected to be thinner than the original, with a better display, front-facing camera, and Facetime video chat. It might also run on both GSM- and CDMA-based networks. The next item to speculate, writes Kara Swisher: Will Steve Jobs be in attendance?