iPad 3G Support Group Thread

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Greg G, Apr 2, 2010.

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  1. socalpimp

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    3G limitations

    So far 3G really slow, YouTube videos on 3G are unwatchable, netflix is really bad, no abc, seems AT&T has crippled this device
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  2. Seadog

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    Life is good now.
     
  3. MacCarl

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    So, what about these finger prints and smears all over this beautiful screen? Know, I know, but I do work in a hospital and we are very concerned with the spread of bacteria, and I can almost see them squirming around on the screen. Is it just glass and should we treat it like it is just glass and clean it like we would clean glass?
     
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    3G is a lot slower than landline based Internet. It is about the same or better than iPhone, but the needs of the large screen makes it appear worse.
     
  5. dennis

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    3G download speeds are also variable. It depends on the quality of the signal reception and how many other 3G users in your area are actively using 3G connections.

    You might experience different results if you try it at other times, or in other cities, or even just from the other side of the house or building.
     
  6. AbblePC

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    I would not spray any liquids directly onto the screen, such as one might do while cleaning glass. The liquids can seep inside and cause damage if not hamper the screen with moisture build-up beneath the glass. Also probably void your warranty if you set off one or more of the spill detector dots inside the unit.

    You can use Windex if you first spray it onto a cloth (lint free) then wipe down the screen and use a buffing cloth to shine it again.
    There is also many screen cleaning kits about for the iPhone which should work fine for the iPad. Remember that the screen has an oleo phobic coating and using harsh materials or cleaning agents can or may cause damage by wearing down that coating.

    When we replace iMac screens, Apple provides a kit that has a lint free cloth as well as both a sticky pad and a gummy (paint like) roller. The steps we take to remove all dust or debree from beneath those screens is cleaning in the same manor as I described above, then sliding (like rolling paint) the roller across the sticky pad to pull all dust or debree from the roller making it particularly clean then proceed in rolling over the LCD/LED panel with slight pressure until all dust is removed then pop the glass cover quickly back onto the bezel. Typically we then power up the unit looking meticulously for any dust that remained behind.

    Not that you can remove the glass from the iPad for cleaning but at least this gives the steps taken to provide a clean panel environment for the iMacs and similar procedures as in using the roller process could make for a nice clean iPad. Although, I can admit I have never seen a roller type cleaning apparatus such as this for the iPad, it would be a neat cleaning kit if some one made it available.
     
  7. DavidNM

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    If you go to the grocery store you'll find micro cleaning cloths usually for about 5 bucks each. They do an excellent job and require no fluids.
     
  8. DavidNM

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    Anyone having issues with the cimo covers and your G3? I bought the gel one and i can't get the damned thing to fit!
     
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    Yes it was the wrong Fedex truck! Who knew...got a truck education today, CSR must think I'm a nut case! I GOT IT @ 3:20 PST. I love it, my sweet husband who is tech challenged is happy it got here, now life can get back to normal. My 40 something son is lurking around waiting for it to finish with iTunes.....the 10 and 7 year old grand kids are already fighting over "turns",
    I guess the DS is dead! Just another Christmas in April.
     
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    I would be very careful what you put on the screen and no alcohol based liquids ever. If you're that concerned consider a dry application screen protector. If applied correctly they should be invisible to you. You can clean it with whatever you want and if you ruin it you just peel it off and get another. I ordered the SGP Anti Fingerprint protector and I'll let you guys know how it is when I get it. In the meantime the dry microfiber suggestion is best and only safe method.
     
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