help deciding between ipad 3 and ipad 4 .... anu suggrstions?

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  1. xyth

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    So I'm finally upgrading my iPad 1...my questions are as follows....

    I use my iPad mostly for reading browsing and for virtually connecting to my computer.

    My iPad is jailbroken... it lets me use vlc media player to play avi files

    Is it worth getting a iPad 3 since they can be jaolbroken?

    Or should I get the iPad 4 and pray it gets broken.

    What's the chances and iPad 3 bought new comes w with a jailbreakable firmware?
     
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    While there is a possibility that some of the late production iPad 3's left the factory with iOS 6 installed, most of them had a version of iOS 5 when produced. If you do decide to jailbreak such an iPad, be very careful about what jailbroken apps and tweaks you install. If anything renders a restore necessary, you will end up on iOS 6.1.1, and will have to wait for an iOS 6 jailbreak.
     
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    The iPad 4 wipes the floor with the iPad 3, I would take it regardless of the jailbreak. As for the avi files, if they can be played on the iPad 1 I would expect the same on the iPad 4.
     
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    Only in benchmarks......but this is a tricky question for the op.
     
  5. xyth

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    Only can play avi with plc...which I can't get without jailbreak
    Will iPad 4 eventually be hac

    ked?
     
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    Is it expected soon ?
     
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    There's no way to tell. Jail breaking has gotten harder with each new iOS version Apple has released. All you can do is be patient and periodically check the jailbreak status thread.
     
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    I just got the 4 and I couldn't be happier.
     
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    If you post the specs of one of those avi files maybe we can tell you if it is playable on any of the the media players available in the AppStore. I'm guessing here but I think the problem it's the lack of power because I can play AVI files on the iPad 3 just fine with AVPlayerHD.
     

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