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Australia to ask Apple for iPad name change over 4G incompatibility

0. phoneArena 16 Apr 2012, 13:00 posted on

Apple's 4G woes continue down under, as Australia's consumer protection agency asks Apple to remove "4G" from the name of their cell-enabled model of the iPad...

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posted on 16 Apr 2012, 13:08 2

1. good2great (Posts: 1039; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


more android bait...lol

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 20:55

13. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Apple they like misinforming public's!

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 13:13 3

2. ivanko34 (Posts: 617; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)


It's about the same problem with the iPhone 4. Owners believe it's 4G

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 13:16 6

3. gp284 (Posts: 120; Member since: 25 Feb 2012)


Yeah theres this really stupid girl that i know that thinks her phone is 4G and no matter waht i do i cant convince her that its not.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 13:21 5

4. xoatomxo (Posts: 56; Member since: 26 Apr 2011)


Same here in my office. They think its 4G

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 14:25

8. Virile (Posts: 38; Member since: 01 Mar 2012)


haha they could look at the top of their screen where it says 3G >.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 20:32

11. LionStone (Posts: 444; Member since: 10 Dec 2010)


With the new update for ios, AT&T iphones have a new 4G icon. So, they do indeed have 4G...but without the speed.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 13:49 1

7. gallitoking (Posts: 4680; Member since: 17 May 2011)


well it is blazing fast so it could.. remember non phone gets truly 4G (100mpbs) so why not..

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 20:52

12. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Gallitoking wow 8 reds! Look's like every1 know'$ ur an ifan.....

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 13:42

5. hamids9898 (unregistered)


People complaining about this are crazy. ASUS told people that weren’t happy to return the prime. They can’t fix the GPS in the existing build because it’s design flaw with the case. They have fixed the design for the Infinity and newer primes and the 300 tranformer. ANd now they offered a solution for people who choose to keep it and wanted to use it as a GPS. That’s pretty good support as far as I am concerned. This coupled with the update support for the firmware makes feel pretty confident that Asus will support it’s offering. Now obviously it would have been better to not have the problem in the first place but what’s done is done.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 13:43 1

6. hamids9898 (unregistered)


Erm, you’re getting caught up in “well, I wouldn’t use it, so it’s less of an issue.” Whether there is a real use or not isn’t the problem, the real issue is that people spent $600 on a tablet that fundamentally doesn’t work. I don’t use the FFC on my phone, but I’d be pissed if I paid $600 for a phone whose camera is broken.
http://hamidshaikh.com/asus-hints-at-a-new-ultra-high-resolution-devaysov/
Also, while you say this isn’t “as insulting” as the bumper, I think there’s a big difference. One is giving you a free case to remedy the solution and the other is giving you a “dongle” that stops you from using the device the way they intended it to be used. Why buy a Transformer Prime if you can’t use the laptop dock anytime you want? They should have just recalled them

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 19:26

9. InspectorGadget80 (Posts: 6131; Member since: 26 Mar 2011)


What Apple should of done is called their NEW iPad THE 3RD IPAD.

posted on 16 Apr 2012, 20:13 2

10. scnix (Posts: 41; Member since: 01 Jul 2010)


Haha I read "..return their shiny new tablets." as "..return their s**tTY new tablets." on the first paragraph.

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