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iPad 1 vs. iPad 2 vs. iPad 3: Network Speed Test [Video]





Check out this video showing a network speed test of the iPad 1 vs. iPad 2 vs. iPad 3.

The original iPad featured EDGE + Triband HSPA connectivity. The second generation iPad was then released with Edge + Quadband HSPA. Now the new iPad 3 features 4G LTE; UMTS/HSPA/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA; GSM/EDGE.

Take a look at the video below to see their network speeds compared.




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Saturday, March 17th, 2012. 12:38

FaceTime on Apple's new iPad not allowed over LTE



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Having performed some testing, The Verge discovered that the recently-released iPad will need a Wi-Fi connection to use FaceTime, the device will not be allowed to make FaceTime calls on LTE network.

The iPad show that LTE service on the device is significantly faster than previous-generation 3G networking. Some said that the average download speed is 17 megabits per second on Verizon LTE network, while on AT&T's network it reaches 12 mbps.


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Friday, March 16th, 2012. 12:09

Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3 released: bugfixes and Apple TV 2G support



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iH8sn0w has released new version of popular jailbreak utility Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3.

What is New?

  • Added Apple TV 2 support for iOS 4.4.3/4.4.4.
  • Fixed rare issues with iOS 5.0.1 where it would halt on the Apple upon boot.

Just adding this in mainly for users who dumped their SHSH blobs. On the initial boot, the Apple TV may have a black screen for 60 seconds after setting up the Apple TV. This is normal.

You can download Sn0wBreeze 2.9.3 here.




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Sn0wBreeze 2.9.2: Tethered Jailbreak for iOS 5.1



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iH8sn0w has released new version of popular jailbreak utility Sn0wBreeze 2.9.2. Sn0wbreeze is used to create a custom firmware with jailbreak and preserve iPhone modem (baseband) version for unlock. New version 2.9 adds support for untethered iOS 5.0.1 jailbreak as well as support for all firmwares supported by previous versions of sn0wbreeze.

Version 2.9.2 features tethered iOS 5.1 jailbreak for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPad 1, iPod Touch 2G, iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G.

You can download Sn0wBreeze 2.9.2 here.

Unlockers should update only via custom firmware. Ultrasn0w for iOS 5.1 with old basebands will be released soon.




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New iPad 4G LTE incompatible with networks outside North America



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Apple advertises the iPad Wi-Fi + 4G model as the LTE-capable one, but the radio bands supported by the device are not the same as those used outside of North America.

4G LTE supported on AT&T and Verizon networks in the US; Bell, Rogers and Telus networks in Canada. 4G data plan is sold separately.

The iPad with Wi-Fi + 4G model you purchase is configured to work with a particular mobile network technology. Check with your carrier for compatibility and 4G data plan availability.


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Friday, March 9th, 2012. 23:35

iPhone Dev-Team Releases Tethered iOS 5.1 Jailbreak for iPhone 4/3GS, iPad 1 and iPod Touch 3G/4G



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The iPhone Dev-Team has released a redsn0w 0.9.10b6 - tethered iOS 5.1 jailbreak for non-A5 devices. It works on iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 1, iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 4G.

You can download redsn0w 0.9.10b6 here. We strongly suggest that you read this warning before you consider doing this.

Our step-by-step tutorials for jailbreak iOS 5.1 using redsn0w 0.9.10b6:




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Apple Increases Over-the-Air Download Limit In App Store To 50 MB



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With the announcement of the new iPad, Apple has boosted the over-the-air limit for the App Store downloads to 50 MB, up from previous 20 MB.


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Thursday, March 8th, 2012. 2:02

Apple Releases iOS 5.1: What's new?



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Apple has released the iOS 5.1 firmware for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. It has also released iOS 5.0 for the Apple TV.

You can find links to downloading the latest firmware versions here:

What's new:


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New iPad will start from $499, iPad 2 - from $399



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The New iPad presented today will be available starting from March 16 (preoders start today). The prices are as usual for iPad:

  • New iPad 16G Wi-fi - $499
  • New iPad 32G Wi-fi - $599
  • New iPad 64G Wi-fi - $699
  • New iPad 16G Wi-fi + 3G/LTE - $629
  • New iPad 32G Wi-fi + 3G/LTE - $729
  • New iPad 64G Wi-fi + 3G/LTE - $829


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Thursday, March 8th, 2012. 1:22

New iPad 3 vs iPad 2 spec comparison: what's new?



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Apple recently presented New iPad. No new name like iPad 3 or iPad HD as we expected earlier - just New iPad.
Let's compare the specs between iPad 2 and this New iPad:


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Apple next-generation iPad liveblog



11:23AM - That’s it!


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Apple to reportedly double 'iPad 3' RAM to 1GB



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A hacker and iPhone jailbreaker known as "Chronic" suggests that Apple will increase the RAM in its upcoming iPad model. Leaked debug photos purportedly from Apple's third-generation iPad show that the device will sport 1GB of RAM, double the amount of its predecessor iPad 2 that carries 512MB of RAM, the same amount as the iPhone 4.

Leaked debug photos allegedly of Apple's next iPad that surfaced last month showed a line of code that read "vm_page_bootstrap: 244276 free pages and 8396 wired pages." By multiplying the number of free pages by the size of a page (4,096 bytes), the developer deduced that the device would have 1GB of RAM.


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Reuters: Apple will present an LTE iPad tomorrow



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Apple’s next-generation iPad is set to be unveiled tomorrow, March 7. Reuters reports “a source familiar with the product” confirmed it “will be capable of operating on a high-speed 4G LTE” network:

The newest iPad will be capable of operating on a high-speed 4G “LTE,” or Long-Term Evolution network, according to a source familiar with the product. At speeds roughly 10 times faster than current 3G technology, that may go a long way toward banishing the sometimes shaky video quality of older devices.

iMore has also made made the same prediction. Bloomberg and the WSJ also believe the new iPad will support LTE.




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Tuesday, March 6th, 2012. 23:44

Apple Issues Invitations for iPad 3 Media Event on March 7



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On Tuesday Apple sent out official invitations for the iPad 3 media event which indeed will be held next Wednesday, March 7, in San Francisco. In fact, the invitation itself could even be a picture of the new iPad display. The image does show a very crisp iPad screen that could be a higher resolution than the current iPad 2.

The March 7 event will be held at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, Calif., the same place the last two iPad unveilings have been held. The invitation features a finger pushing down on an iOS calendar icon with March 7 as the date.

"We have something you really have to see. And touch," the invitation reads.


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Rumors: iPad 3 will cost $70-80 more than iPad 2



Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo published some new rumors about future iPad 3. They managed to get price information for the new Apple tablet.

iPad 3 will probably cost a bit more compared to iPad 2:

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The headings are labled left to right: "Apple iPad Model", "iPad 2 US Price", "iPad 3 US Price", "iPad 3 RMB equivalent price". The final column is calculated on the exchange rate.


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Tuesday, February 28th, 2012. 0:24