The new iPad goes on sale March 16, Friday at 8 a.m. worlwide as you might have known already. It's going to be difficult getting your hands on the new tablet since the demand is so high. The way we see it, only the lucky ones will get the new iPad today, everyone else will have to wait until another time, or pay a hefty amount to someone who will definitely buy an iPad just to resell it for $1000 or more.
One of the best places to try and acquire a new iPad is at Best Buy. Just remember, you will have to be there bright and early to be among the first to walk away with the device. Remember, there are limited quantities at every store, and since today is the launch date, you cannot treat it like any other day when the new iPad is available everywhere without signs of an end.
Another good place is Radio Shack. Expect many potential new iPad owners to venture to the big retailers, RadioShack is not considered to be one of the big guys, so if you're lucky you could get one there. Due it being smaller than the likes of Best Buy, there could less new iPads available for purchase.
We don't know much about Sam's Club, but we're heard that this establishment will be selling new iPads. If Sam's Club is in your area, run along over there and place your order. As with Radioshack, do not expect many new iPads to be at Sam's Club.
Verizon Wireless stores is one of the best places to buy a new iPad, but this if you are already a Verizon customer, or planning to become one. Because these iPads will be Verizon only, you won't have a lot of iPad buyers flocking in to get their hands on one. AT&T people will not be around to buy here, they wolud likely be at the AT&T store.
Speaking of the AT&T store, it is the best place to go right now for AT&T customers. Alternately, you can bribe someone within the long line to get what you want; it has been done before, and is still going on.
Finally, if you want a new iPad, just check the official Apple store offline. Probably not the better place to go since this is an Apple store and will be jam packed with lines more than everywhere else. Still, then new iPad is on sale and you want one, so who cares.
(reported by Vamien MacKalin, edited by Surojit Chatterjee)