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Topic: iPad 3

Apple's new iPad constrained by Retina display supply, 'sound labor practices'

04/11/2012, 08:04 am

Demand for Apple's new iPad remains strong, but production of the device has reportedly been limited by supply of Retina displays, as well as a new focus on employees at Foxconn that has resulted in worker hours being cut.

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UK ad authority moves closer to '4G' iPad investigation

04/06/2012, 10:04 pm

The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority is inching closer to launching a full investigation into Apple's previously broad marketing claim that the third-generation iPad is able to connect to high-speed 4G LTE networks.

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Users report 3G connection issues with Apple's new iPad

04/06/2012, 07:04 am

Some owners of Apple's new iPad have begun reporting connectivity issues with the LTE-capable model, stating that the device loses a 3G connection and won't reconnect without a hard reset.

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Apple updates Australian store to further clarify 4G abilities of new iPad

03/30/2012, 03:03 pm

Apple has added more prominent text to its online store in Australia, informing consumers that the 4G version of the new iPad does not work with LTE networks in that country.

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Sweden, UK may also investigate Apple's '4G' marketing for new iPad

03/28/2012, 08:03 am

The Swedish Consumer Agency is considering launching an investigation into the new iPad for "misleading" marketing related to high-speed 4G LTE connectivity, while officials in the U.K. are also assessing consumer complaints [updated].

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Apple says iPad battery charging works as intended

03/27/2012, 02:03 pm

Responding to a recent analysis of the new iPad's battery, Apple has revealed that its charging system works as intended to ensure an optimum charge.

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Apple's new iPad granted regulatory approval in China

03/27/2012, 09:03 am

Apple's third-generation iPad could go on sale in mainland China soon, as the Wi-Fi-only model recently gained the necessary government regulatory approval.

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Australian government accuses Apple of 'misleading' 4G claims with new iPad

03/27/2012, 07:03 am

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced it will take Apple to court over "misleading" advertisements showing its newest touchscreen tablet runs at 4G speeds in Australia.

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Thermal testing shows new iPad no hotter than Android tablets, notebooks

03/26/2012, 12:03 pm

New thermal testing of the latest third generation iPad by PCWorld has confirmed what CNET reported last week: "the issue seems to be overblown," the magazine stated.

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Apple's new Verizon iPad can serve as LTE hotspot for more than 24 hours

03/26/2012, 12:03 pm

While Apple's new LTE-equipped iPads are designed to offer customers the same experience regardless of which U.S. mobile carrier they base their purchase on, the Verizon model currently boasts the exclusive capability of sharing its high-speed mobile broadband connection with other devices for upwards of five times longer than most standalone LTE mobile hotspots.

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Third-gen iPad reportedly shows inaccurate battery level while charging

03/23/2012, 08:03 pm

A report alleges that the third-generation iPad continues to draw a significant amount of wattage after displaying a "100%" battery level, and claims that the device actually finishes the charging cycle some two hours after "prematurely reporting" a full charge.

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Report: New iPad already accounts for over 6% of all Apple tablets

03/23/2012, 06:03 pm

A Friday report from a mobile ad network claims that, despite being on sale for only one week, the new iPad already accounts for 6.6 percent of Apple tablets accessing the internet.

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Tech behind new iPad's color quality attributed to 30% increase in power usage

03/23/2012, 05:03 pm

A study released on Thursday estimates that the technology used in the iPad's Retina Display consumes 20-30 percent more power to attain Apple's claimed 44 percent improvement in color saturation over the iPad 2.

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Sharp, LG begin small-volume shipments of iPad Retina displays

03/23/2012, 10:03 am

Both Sharp and LG recently met Apple's quality standards and began shipping the company small volumes of iPad Retina displays, according to a new report.

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Combination of iPad 4G LTE & data caps characterized as a 'speed trap'

03/21/2012, 10:03 am

Apple's new 4G LTE-capable iPad offers high-speed connectivity that's great for streaming video, but the data caps implemented by carriers have been found by some to be too restrictive, as users can burn through their monthly allotment in mere hours.

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Users complain of weak Wi-Fi reception with Apple's new iPad

03/21/2012, 08:03 am

Some users have reported that wireless reception with their new iPad is notably inferior than with Apple's previous iPad models.

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Microsoft eyes October Windows 8 launch amid growing competition

03/20/2012, 05:03 pm

As Microsoft scrambles to finish its next generation Windows 8 tablet and desktop operating system, some analysts say that the Redmond, Wash., company must launch by October to avoid being overrun by mounting competition from Apple and Google's Android.

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Consumer Reports says Apple's new iPad heats to 116 degrees running games

03/20/2012, 02:03 pm

Consumer Reports, the consumer advocacy group that gained notoriety for refusing to recommend Apple's iPhone 4 because of its external antenna, has tested Apple's new iPad and found it can heat up to 116 degrees when running graphic-intensive games [updated].

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Estimated shipping times for Apple's new iPad improve to 1-2 weeks

03/20/2012, 12:03 pm

In the face of strong demand that led to a record launch for the new iPad, Apple has begun to improve supply for its touchscreen tablet, as new orders from its online store are now advertised to ship in one to two weeks.

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Apple says new iPad operates 'well within our thermal specifications'

03/20/2012, 11:03 am

Apple on Tuesday officially commented on concerns that the new iPad runs at a temperature warmer than its predecessor, and stated that the new device falls "well within" its specifications.

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