Online iPad 2 Orders Taking 2-3 Weeks To Ship

Online iPad 2 Orders Taking 2-3 Weeks To Ship

By John Vinson March 11, 2011

While brick-and-mortar sales won’t happen until 5 p.m (eastern time) , the iPad 2 was available to purchase online early this morning. However, it didn’t take long before all the orders available were placed. If you visit the iPad 2 …

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