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Social media blog Mashable has published its iPad 2 shopping guide—and it's chock full of good tips, like, did you know that cell phone stores tend to be busiest on Friday evenings? Here's our favorite Mashable iPad 2 buying tip ahead of the Friday afternoon launch: "Avoid the Austin-area Apple stores. South By Southwest coincides with the iPad 2 launch, meaning thousands of geeks will be in town and may descend on the store. Locals and visitors alike should steer clear. Just thinking about it makes me queasy." [Mashable]