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New iPad has Consumer Reports digging for Android equals

New iPad has Consumer Reports digging for Android equals

A new report nutshell released today by Consumer Reports on the new iPad has taken to the wild world of Android to try to find comparable devices for the odd consumer. In addition to listing these, the product researchers at Consumer Reports reminded the public that the heat they found in the 2012 iPad was absolutely nothing to worry about, as it was still well within "who cares" standards for devices such as itself. The Android devices Consumer Reports went through, on the other hand, were reported as simple machines with one defining feature each, each of them good for a unique user situations.

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Consumer Reports: warm iPad isn’t “cause for concern”

Consumer Reports: warm iPad isn’t “cause for concern”

There’s always some kind of issue with new Apple products, real or otherwise. The iPhone 4 infamously had Antennagate, iMacs have been accused of yellow-tinted screens in the past, and most recently the new iPad came under fire for both its charging issues and increased heat output. Consumer Reports ran tests that showed that the new iPad reached temperatures hitting 116 degrees Fahrenheit while running graphically intense games for extended periods of time.

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Samsung debuts premium vacuum tube speaker dock and home theaters

Samsung debuts premium vacuum tube speaker dock and home theaters

Samsung has been steadily expanding its audio equipment into the upper echelons of the audiophile range, and today they're adding to their line with three new pieces of seriously high-end gear. The DA-E750 Audio Dock, HT-E6500W Blu-ray 3D 5.1 Home Theater System and HT-E6730W Blu-ray 3D 7.1 Home Theater System all have impressively styled construction combined with vacuum tube amplifiers for rich, old-school sound production. Of course there's some new tricks as well: the The DA-E750 can dock with an iPhone, iPod or iPad, as well as Samsung's own Galaxy S II.

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Do you seriously think the new iPad’s battery isn’t good enough?

Do you seriously think the new iPad’s battery isn’t good enough?

When it comes to new iPad battery life, how long is long enough? Gasps of surprise as Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed the third-gen tablet would last as long as its predecessor - despite the Retina Display, quadcore graphics chip and LTE connectivity - have given way to sniping and frustration over whether the tablet gets warm during charging, whether it lives up to the predicted times, and whether the battery is really as full as it ever claims to be. It's not clear, though, whether owners have legitimate concerns or if they're simply complaining for the sake of it.

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Perfection is demanded of the New iPad

Perfection is demanded of the New iPad

Too hot, too fast, or just too much attention? In the short time since its inception, the new iPad has been the subject of two separate, high-profile controversies questioning Apple's hardware decisions. The first, by Consumer Reports, discussed what was presented as an over-heating issue; the second suggested 4G LTE iPad users were now finding that they were having a tough time keeping under their data limit for the month, blaming the Apple slate's newfound ability to connect to this faster data network for their high monthly bills.

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New iPad: The Skeptic’s Review

New iPad: The Skeptic’s Review

I sent back the iPad 2, but I'm keeping the new iPad. Two years ago I wrote my first iPad skeptic's review, a more oblique - and personal - opinion on Apple's tablet than the traditional SlashGear review. A year later I did the same for the iPad 2, finding it improved but, from a combination of hardware and software, not sufficient of an upgrade for my needs to justify keeping it. Now Apple is up to its third-generation tablet, criticized by some as another "minor" refresh but in fact a considerable step up in the overall user-experience.

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New iPad owners complain WiFi too slow and LTE too fast

New iPad owners complain WiFi too slow and LTE too fast

Apple can't seem to catch a break among new iPad owners, with heat complaints being joined by feedback that the WiFi is too slow (or indeed non-existent) while the 4G is too fast. Several early-adopters have taken to Apple's support communities to voice concerns about the range of the tablet's WiFi, suggesting that it is underwhelming in comparison to where the first- and second-gen iPads could receive a signal. Meanwhile, others are discovering that an HD-capable display and fast throughput of LTE means a couple of gigabytes of 4G data allowance is easily consumed.

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Consumer Reports says new iPad hits 116 degrees running games

Consumer Reports says new iPad hits 116 degrees running games

Consumer Reports has run some tests on Apple's new iPad using a thermal imaging camera following numerous claims online that the tablet gets uncomfortably hot after heavy usage. The popular review magazine has found that the third-gen iPad does indeed run much hotter than its predecessor, reaching temperatures as high as 116 degrees Fahrenheit while running processor-intensive games.

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Apple: Hot iPad is “well within our thermal specifications”

Apple: Hot iPad is “well within our thermal specifications”

Apple has officially commented on concerns that the new iPad gets overly hot in use, telling buyers of the tablet that it operates "well within" the company's thermal specifications and not to worry. Complaints about the hot-running third-gen slate began shortly after it went on sale last Friday, with some users claiming the lower back corners of the iPad were uncomfortable to the touch. Still, Apple maintains that there's no issue.

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