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Apple iPads without Retina display could be discontinued

Tech Yeah! Apple swaps out iPad 2 for cheaper Retina iPad

Apple announced that it's replacing its iPad 2 with a higher-resolution Retina display iPad, and it may not be long until the lower-resolution screen is nixed altogether.

"I would not be surprised if that was gone by the end of the year," said Dan Ackerman, a senior editor at CNET.