New iPads are coming! New iPads are coming! Well, that's the rumor, anyway, and it might be only "new iPad," singular.
But let's be honest: whatever it is, you're probably going to want it. I mean, who wouldn't want a tablet with a Retina Display, 4G wireless, a high-resolution camera, and a hot-fudge dispenser? (A man can dream, can't he?)
Alas, iPad prices being what they are (and what they'll likely remain), you may need a second mortgage to finance it.
To help defray the cost, consider selling your iPad 2 (or iPad 1, of course, but keep in mind the resale values will be different). The question is, should you unload it now to get the best possible price, or wait until after Apple makes its (rumored) announcement next month?
Short answer: the sooner, the better. Once the iPad 3, iPad 2S, or iPad Whatever becomes real and starts shipping, the market will flood with used iPad 2s, and as a result yours will lose some value. Heck, Apple might keep the iPad 2 in the lineup at a lower price, which would really tank used-iPad values.
Of course, few people want to part with their iPads before they know what's coming, and certainly not before they know its ship date. After all, it could be May ... [Read more]