iPad 2 rumor recap and how to watch Apple's March 2 press event live on the web

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Apple is holding a press event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts theater in San Francisco on March 2 and you can watch all the announcements as they unfold live on the web.

The event will take place at 6PM GMT on March 2 and analysts and technology bloggers (and just about everyone who follows Apple) believe Apple will use the event to unveil the second generation iPad.

Want to know what Apple will announce before the event? Have a look at some of the iPad 2 rumors circling the web:

Top iPad 2 rumors:
- One or two cameras
- Slightly thinner and lighter iPad
- Smaller bezel around display
- 512MB of RAM
- Dual core processor (A5?)
- Louder speaker on lower left corner
- A wireless chip that supports both GSM and CDMA networks
- Gyroscope
- Thunderbolt port
- Same price

Additional less-likely rumors:
- A better (high resolution) display
- Built-in stand
- 7-inch version
- White version
- SD card slot

To follow live coverage of the event, visit one of the following blogs at the times listed below.

Event times in your local region:
March 2
Hawaii: 7:00AM
Los Angeles: 10:00AM
New York: 1:00PM
London: 6:00PM
Paris: 7:00PM
Moscow: 9:00PM
Mumbai: 10:30PM

March 3
Tokyo: 3AM
Sydney: 5AM

Live blog coverage of the event:
Engadget - http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/02/live-from-apples-ipad-2-event
Mobile Crunch - http://www.mobilecrunch.com/2011/03/01/live-blog-apple-ipad-2-event/
Gdgt - http://live.gdgt.com/
TUAW - http://www.tuaw.com/2011/03/02/apple-ipad-2-event-metaliveblog/
CNET - http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-20037801-37.html
ZDNet - http://www.zdnet.com/blog/hardware/reminder-apple-ipad-2-event-march-2nd-live-coverage/11642
Gizmodo - http://live.gizmodo.com/
Razorianfly - http://www.razorianfly.com/2011/02/27/our-live-coverage-of-apples-ipad-2-media-event-kicks-off-this-wednesday-from-530pm-gmt-join-us/
iLounge - http://live.ilounge.com/
Technologizer - http://technologizer.com/ipad2/
Igyaan - http://igyaan.in/2011/03/ipad-2-launch-even-is-today-we-will-cover-it-live/

Apple will post the March 2 press event keynote on its Apple Events webpage after the keynote takes place: