The iPad 3 will be announced on March 7th. Apple has just sent out invitations for an Apple event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco at 10AM PST (6PM GMT) on Wednesday March 7th. The invitation not so subtly hints at the Retina Display becoming a reality in the iPad 3.
The next iPad has long been expected to be announced on March 7th with the hallmark feature of the "Retina Display". The invitation, which notes that Apple has "something you really have to see. And touch" pretty much insinuates that a Retina Display iPad is happening. [The Verge]