Remains of the Day: Two's company

iPad 2 rumors come attached with a date at last, Steve Jobs is still conducting his correspondence, and it’s finally time to prepare yourself for the onslaught of teenage girls who will now be breathlessly reading Mac rumor sites. The remainders for Tuesday, February 22, 2011 are ready to scream their heads off.

Exclusive: Apple iPad 2 Event Set for March 2 (All Things D)

Kara Swisher at All Things D says the iPad 2 will be announced at an Apple event next week on March 2. Or maybe—just maybe—the company will shock us all at this supposed event by announcing that they will never again make another iPad.

Buuuuuuuut, yeah, it’s probably going to be the iPad 2.

Steve Jobs Email Suggests In-App Subscriptions Don’t Apply to ‘Software As a Service’? (MacRumors)

Steve Jobs may be on leave, but he’s still checking his e-mail. Responding to one developer’s concern over the company’s in-app subscription terms, Jobs replied that the rules are intended for publishers and not “[Software as a Service] apps.” Ohhhh, that clears up everything, Steve. Why didn’t you just say so?

Justin Bieber Confirms Black Apple MacBooks: Rumor Roundup (FastCompany)

Because when you want the most trusted name in Mac rumors, you turn to Justin Bieber. During an interview, the teen pop sensation supposedly told a Rolling Stone writer that he has “the only black MacAir in the world.” MacAir? Well, at least now we know who’s funding all of those Apple product knockoffs.

Apple cofounded effort to design and build $2 billion New Stanford Hospital (AppleInsider)

Apple is one of half a dozen tech companies who have contributed millions to fund the building of a new hospital at Stanford Medical Center. Apple senior vice president of retail and Stanford Hospital & Clinics Board member Ron Johnson dishes on the project in a video. I mean, I guess I’d be a little less resistant to going into a hospital that’s designed like an Apple Store.

Apple in talks to improve sound quality of music downloads (CNN)

CNN says Apple and other online music purveyors are planning to amp up the quality of the tracks they sell by offering 24-bit audio. But we all know audiophiles won’t be happy until they can hear the dust mites drifting through the air at the original recording session.

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