Is the iPad 3 worth buying?

Author's Note

I don't own an iPad, but my wife does. She stood in line in Austin, Texas, during our visit to South by Southwest to purchase an iPad 2 in the special store that popped up just for the event. When the iPad 3 came out, she considered buying it but decided the new features weren't quite compelling enough to push her to upgrade. As for myself, I own a Nexus 7 Android tablet, but I like to think I don't have an anti-Apple bias.

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