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iPad 4G under fire for misleading on Australian LTE

iPad 4G under fire for misleading on Australian LTE

Apple's LTE woes with the new iPad 4G look set to get even more serious, with the Australian consumer rights commission accusing the company of misleading buyers and arguing it should offer refunds. The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission argues Apple has misled with its "iPad WiFi + 4G" name "because it represents to Australian consumers that the product [can] connect to a 4G mobile data network in Australia, when this is not the case."

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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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A sell-out iPad would’ve been an Apple failure

A sell-out iPad would’ve been an Apple failure

Apple's three million new iPad sales in the opening weekend are impressive but not particularly surprising; what the company has really demonstrated with the third-generation tablet isn't that it can create a coveted product, but that it can now deliver in bulk. Stock shortages have plagued Apple launches since the original iPhone, the company seemingly unable to meet demand for its high-profile phones and tablets. In fact, it's become a measure of success for stores to sell out and lines to snake outside for days and weeks as would-be owners queue desperately for the rationed hardware. Still, while "sell-out success" makes for good press hyperbole, turning customers away empty-handed isn't best for business. With the new iPad, though, Apple showed that the supply chain just got serious.

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iPad arrives at US Apple Stores

iPad arrives at US Apple Stores

Apple Stores in the US have begun selling the new iPad, with doors opening at 8am Eastern as North America wakes up to the coveted third-generation tablet. Sales already began in Australia and the UK several hours back, with queues for the slate starting as much as a week ago, and with online pre-order delays now stretching to 2-3 weeks in-store demand across the US is tipped to be high.

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New iPad Jailbreaking already being explored

New iPad Jailbreaking already being explored

The new iPad may only have gone on sale hours ago, but already iOS hacking minds have turned to jailbreaking the third-generation slate, with several routes apparently showing promise. Apple's new tablet is, running iOS 5.1, likely to be susceptible to the same early hacks as identified four months ago, according to the iPhone Dev Team, though there are other methods already in the wild.

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The new iPad Review Round-Up

The new iPad Review Round-Up

The results are in, and now that we're less than 24 hours away from the launch of the 2012 edition of the iPad, the tech world has its hands-on say if and how Apple's newest slate trumps the competition. We've got our own review up as well as the mixed opinions from across the web - in general the consensus has been that if you're in the market for an iPad, it is as it's always been: the older model may be cheaper, but the newest model is worth the extra cash. That and the fact that Apple is preparing their content for the much more high definition world of the new iPad's Retina quality display should have you reeling all night long.

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New iPad Review (3rd Gen)

New iPad Review (3rd Gen)

Apple's new iPad arrives to more than its fair share of expectations. The third generation tablet follows models that first created and then accelerated the consumer slate experience, and all eyes are on the new iPad to see whether it can keep up the momentum. Those eyes will have plenty to reward them, too: the biggest change to the new iPad is its incredibly detailed Retina Display. Pre-orders are through the roof, and queues outside Apple Stores began a week ahead of sales starting: there's no doubting interest is high, but does the new iPad live up to expectations? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Carrier slashes new iPad price for data addicts

Carrier slashes new iPad price for data addicts

UK carrier Three is offering a new iPad for as little as £99 ($155), with new subsidies on the third-generation Apple tablet for those willing to eschew month-to-month data plans. Inking a two-year agreement nets you 15GB of data per month on Three's HSPA+ network, with a 16GB new iPad for £99 on a £29 ($45) per month plan or for £159 ($249) on £25 ($39) per month plan.

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