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IPad 3 Wi-Fi ‘Issues’ Tested: Worst Performance Yet, But Does It Really Matter?

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In the iPad 1, the Wi-Fi antenna hides behind the plastic Apple logo
In the iPad 1, the Wi-Fi antenna hides behind the plastic Apple logo

Andy Patrizio of Tablet PC Review decided to get to the bottom of the sporadic reports of bad Wi-Fi reception in the iPad 3. Armed with the new iPad, a first-gen iPad, and a couple of iPhones (3GS and 4S), he fired up the SpeedTest app and pointed it at his Cisco WRT310N 802.11a/b/g/n router. The results? The iPad 3 came in dead last, but it’s not as bad as you might have heard.

Get Your iPhone 4S On Verizon For Better Calls, AT&T For Faster Data

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Want the iPhone 4S but still unsure which carrier to commit to? It was easier when there was just one, right? Well maybe this will help you decide: A test performed by Metrico Wireless highlights the strengths and weaknesses of all three iPhone 4S providers — AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon — with Verizon coming out on top when it comes to reliable calls, and AT&T beating the others to faster data.