Posts tagged iPad 3G
Something tells me that this coming week, rumor mill will be producing a lot of iPad related rumors and no it won’t be all related to the 2nd generation of iPad. Telegraph thanks to its unnamed source who works for a UK based telecom operator reports that Apple is planning to roll out a new iPad 3G model in time for the Christmas season. The thing that makes the yet to be made official iPad model unique is that it will become equipped with an integrated SIM card.
Many iPhone users, particularly the owners of the jailbroken ones will remember SwirlyMMS, an app that brought the magical MMS capability for iPhone 3G owners. The makers of that sensational app have rolled out SwirlyMessage for iPad 3G that will allow the users to send SMS/MMS from their sexy looking Apple Tablet.
Do you know today’s date? Its 10th May. Still don’t remember? Well here is another hint. Apple Store went down for a while. Bingo! as promised, the Cupertinos have started accepting pre-orders for the iPad. You have the option to order a WiFi only model or a 3G+WiFi model as per your desire.
Earlier in the day we shared with you the news of Apple Retail stores running out of iPad 3G models and some even with the WiFi models. That news would have definitely left iPad international users in doubt for getting their hands on the magical Apple Tablet. Well no need to worry, the iPad (both 3G and non 3G ) models will be unleashed in later part of May, as promised earlier. Read the pre-order date and the actual release date after the jump.
Last Friday, Apple started selling the much awaited iPad 3G model and in less than a week most of the Apple retail stores have run out of the Apple Tablet 3G stock. AppleInsider, the source of this news contacted 10 Apple retail stores and all of them confirmed running out of the stock.
Every one knows that the iPad WiFi model and the recently launched iPad 3G model both have been jailbroken thanks to Spirit. Cydia was spotted running on the magical Apple Tablet. But the jailbreak iPhone users know that Cydia is not the only source for getting the jailbreak apps, themes and more. Rock is there as an alternative. The question is what’s the current status of Rock.app for iPad? The jailbreak app store is all ready waiting to be unleashed to the jailbreak community. Details after the jump.
What a week it has been for the iPad 3G. The 3G model of the magical Apple Tablet arrived on Friday and since then has been the most hot topic in the gadget world. The latest development of the jailbroken iPad reveals that the iDevice can be used to send SMS over 3G network. MuscleNerd, the iPhone Dev Team member is the person behind this huge achievement.
Who says you need to purchase iPad 3G to enjoy the speedy 3G network browsing? I know Steve Jobs said it. But as you know the jailbreaking community always comes up with a way around. This matter is no different. It turns out that in order to use 3G network on your WiFi only iPad, all you need is a jailbroken iPhone and a MyWi app to convert your iPad into a 3G model. The steps that need to be performed are listed after the jump.
As much as I hate to be the bearer of bad news, I regret to inform you that the just launched iPad 3G is not all good news particularly if you intend to use it for video watching purposes. From the hardware perspective, the iPad 3G model and the iPad WiFi model are similar. But there is one difference, the 3G model of the magical Apple Tablet has an AT&T chip to receive data over the 3G network. This is where the problem lies as the carriers are believed to be scaling down the video quality to lower resolutions.
Everyone knew that iPad 3G was launching today. But no one was expecting the iPad to be jailbroken within hours of its launch. Yes, that’s right folks, the just released 3G version of the magical Apple Tablet has been jailbroken. Spirit the first untethered jailbreak tool is the driving force behind this huge development, which is not surprising by any means.a