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Japan's Softbank to Offer Free iPad with 2-Year Data Plan

Japan’s Softbank to Offer Free iPad with 2-Year Data Plan

Starting on December 3rd, Softbank will offer a free 16G iPad WiFi + 3G unit, when you sign up for their two year data plan. This contract amounts to ¥4,725 or $56 each month for the next two years; a rate that costs $31 more than AT&T’S 2GB rate.
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iPad 3G Models Completely Sold Out at Apple Stores, Waiting Lists Begin

iPad 3G Models Completely Sold Out at Apple Stores, Waiting Lists Begin

Most Apple retailers have reported that their entire iPad 3G inventory have all been sold. AppleInsider contacted ten Apple stores across the nation on Thursday and were told that all iPad 3G models, in all storage capacities, were completely sold out. Some stores also reported selling out of the Wi-Fi only iPads, as well. Go to iPadmodo for more.
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AT&T's International Plan for iPad 3G, Ouch!

AT&T’s International Plan for iPad 3G, Ouch!

If you are traveling outside the U.S. soon and considering the addition of AT&T’s International Plan for your iPad 3G, you are in for a surprise! AT&T’s priciest plan will run you $200 a month, which provides you with only 200 mb worth of data. You may want to start doing your homework now by looking for better and cheaper alternatives ahead of your scheduled flights. Go to iPadmodo for more.
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iPad's Video Streaming Limitations Over 3G Network

iPad’s Video Streaming Limitations Over 3G Network

Since last Friday, new iPad 3G owners excited to begin streaming video over the 3G network were met by disappointed when they realized video quality were degraded or simply wouldn’t work over 3G. How could this be? Go to iPadmodo for more.
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Closed Between 4-5pm, Apple Retailers Prepare for iPad 3G's Release

Closed Between 4-5pm, Apple Retailers Prepare for iPad 3G’s Release

In preparation for the iPad Wi-Fi + 3G’s launch this afternoon, Apple has made the decision to close all of their 220+ retail stores between the hours of 4 – 5 p.m., today. Go to iPadmodo for more.
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CoPilot Live HD, GPS Navigation Coming Soon to iPad 3G

CoPilot Live HD, GPS Navigation Coming Soon to iPad 3G

CoPilot Live HD, a GPS navigation app optimized for the iPad 3G, has been submitted to the App Store and due for an early May release. Once approved, CoPilot Live HD will be the first of its kind to hit the iPad 3G market and surely won’t be the last. Maybe it’s time to get your vehicle fitted for a custom iPad dashboard, after all! Go to iPadmodo for more.
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Shipping of Pre-Ordered iPad Wi-Fi + 3G Have Begun

Shipping of Pre-Ordered iPad Wi-Fi + 3G Have Begun

Customers are beginning to see movement on their iPad 3G preorders, based on their tracking information. According to TUAW, some in fact were given an estimated delivery time of 4:30 p.m. today! Either that is a typo or they are just extremely lucky to get it way ahead of schedule.
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AT&T's iPad 3G Data Plans Posted on Site

AT&T’s iPad 3G Data Plans Posted on Site

In preparation for Friday’s iPad 3G release, AT&T posted its data plans for the device on their website. You have two options, 250MB for $14.99 or unlimited for $29.99. Also, you will have free access to AT&T’s WiFi hotspots. Go to iPadmodo for more.
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Confirmed, Best Buy to Carry iPad 3G Models This Friday

Confirmed, Best Buy to Carry iPad 3G Models This Friday

When Steve Jobs was asked if the iPad 3G + WiFi model will be available at Best Buy retail stores on April 30th, he replied with a quick answer, “Yep.”
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iPad 3G Pre-orders Begin to Ship, Arrives April 30th

iPad 3G Pre-orders Begin to Ship, Arrives April 30th

Those who preordered their iPad Wi-Fi + 3G iPads will receive their devices on Friday, April 30th, according to Apple’s press release this morning. At the same time, iPad 3G units will also be made available in Apple retail stores starting at 5 p.m. Go to iPadmodo for more.
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Apple Store, New iPad Wi-Fi + 3G Preorders Now Shipping by May 7th

Apple Store, New iPad Wi-Fi + 3G Preorders Now Shipping by May 7th

Apple recently changed their iPad Wi-Fi + 3G order page with a shipping by May 7th, as opposed to the late April date that preceded it. However, those who had previously preordered their 3G iPads before the change have begun receiving emails to confirm that their orders is still scheduled to ship in late April as promised. Go to iPadmodo for more.
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AAPL Estimates 120,000 iPads Pre-Ordered on March 12th

AAPL Estimates 120,000 iPads Pre-Ordered on March 12th

The folks over at AAPL Sanity Board have been crunching some numbers and have come up with what they think is a close estimate of the first day of pre-orders for the iPad. According to the group, around 120,000 iPads were sold. This was calculated by taking all of Apple’s orders for Friday (124,596) and subtracting the average number of online orders for other products (16,500) and multiplying the result by the number of iPads bought on average (1.11). Also, from their numbers, two-thirds of people got Wi-Fi only, and the different storage sizes were an approximately even split.
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FCC, iPad Wi-Fi + 3G Larger than Wi-Fi Only Model

FCC, iPad Wi-Fi + 3G Larger than Wi-Fi Only Model

A separate Apple document filed with the FCC has disclosed a previously unknown difference in the dimensions between the iPad Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G models. The document reports, the Wi-Fi + 3G model is 0.3mm taller and 0.1mm wider than the Wi-Fi only model, due to the 3G model’s top antenna panel. This is also in addition to a previously disclosed 0.1 pound difference in weight between the models, which was announced when the iPad was first introduced back in January.
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iPads Appear on FCC Website, Both Sporting Two Wi-Fi Antennas per Model

iPads Appear on FCC Website, Both Sporting Two Wi-Fi Antennas per Model

Both versions of the the iPad, Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + 3G, have appeared on the FCC’s (Federal Communications Commission) website. Although the user manual, external photos, and other materials are still being withheld at Apple’s request, there are several small discoveries to be made. Both models of the iPad have two Wi-Fi antennas, one that is shared with Bluetooth, and one that is not. These antennas cannot transmit simultaneously, are “fed with different power levels,” and are located in different places within the casing. Exact reason for the dual antenna configuration was not provided but it appears to be for reception diversity, allowing the iPad to decide which antenna is working better and switch between them, opting for the higher power version when needed.
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Apple Confirms iPad Pre-Orders Begin Tomorrow, 5:30 a.m. PT/8:30 am. ET

Apple Confirms iPad Pre-Orders Begin Tomorrow, 5:30 a.m. PT/8:30 am. ET

Apple just confirmed that it will begin accepting online pre-orders for the iPad at 5:30 a.m. Pacific Time/8:30 a.m. Eastern Time tomorrow. According to Apple’s prior announcement, U.S. customers will be able to pre-order both the Wi-Fi-only and Wi-Fi + 3G models of the device, or reserve a Wi-Fi-only model for pick up at an Apple retail store. Apple will officially launch the Wi-Fi-only version of the iPad in the U.S. on Saturday, April 3, with Wi-Fi + 3G models expected to ship in late April.
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