News tagged ‘4G’
On Tuesday Apple officially commented claims that the new iPad is running warmer that its predecessor.
"The new iPad delivers a stunning Retina display, A5X chip, support for 4G LTE plus 10 hours of battery life, all while operating well within our thermal specifications, Apple spokeswoman Trudy Miller said in a statement to The Loop. "If customers have any concerns, they should contact AppleCare."
Apple’s response came only couple hours after the publication of an infrared test that revealed the new iPad runs 10 degrees (Fahrenheit) hotter than the previous-generation iPad 2. The temperatures of the new iPad, however, remain well within Apple's specified operating temperature of 32 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit, or 0 to 35 degrees Celsius.
On Monday iFixit also get their hand on the recently released Apple TV. Having disassembled the device, the team found that this version of Apple’s set-top box does not have a thermal pad, suggesting it runs even cooler than its predecessor.
Even though it apparently runs cooler, the new CPU is more capable and allows users to output 1080p high-definition video content. The device still has the same power supply, though, providing 3.4V at 1.57A.
An earlier disassembly of the new Apple TV discovered that the updated set-top box features the same 8 gigabytes of storage as its predecessor. Monday's latest peek inside the Apple TV also found two antennae inside the device. The addition is presumed to boost signal strength in the latest Apple TV.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our step-by-step tutorials for jailbreak iOS 5.1 using redsn0w 0.9.10b6:
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.
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:
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
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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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.
Apple’s next-generation iPad is set to be unveiled tomorrow, March 7. Reuters
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.