I know this is WILDLY speculative, but I'm interested in hearing the views of members of this board. When do YOU think a JB will be ready for iPad 3; let's assume the unit releases in March with iOS 5.1. Take into account historic JB releases for previous generation iPads. I guess I'm in a pretty good predicament, seeing I'm about to buy my first iPad right around the time a new one will be released. Also, while an iPad would be very nice to have now, I won't actually need it until the new school year starts in September. I figure since there most likely won't be any releases beyond iPad 3 from now till September it wouldn't really matter if I bought it now or in September. Buying it now just means it'd get to have a lot of fun with it before I would actually "need" it. (Of course now there are rumors of iPad 4 or 3 S in october, but I for sure won't get that seeing an eventual JB is important to me. The sooner the better). If I (somehow magically) knew beforehand that a JB wouldn't be released until, say, a year after the March release, I would probably opt for a jailbroken iPad 2 instead. I really need file management and the ability to download files directly onto the unit both directly from a browser but also large files via a p2p setup like BitTorrent. Also, I need external storage and GoFlex is very fancy, but too much functionality for an external storage in my opinion (I ain't trying to remember to charge an EXTERNAL STORAGE before I go to bed every night). I need these things, because I'll be away from home for nine months and it will be the only "computer" I'll have. Have to leave the Mac Pro at home, sadly. But really ......... the rumored high resolution kills it for me. It's the one thing that makes me want to forget about getting the 2 altogether. iPad 3 legit or iPad 2 jailbroken. Dilemma. Comments, aside from those touching on the original question, are welcome.