Consumer Reports: New iPad Best Tablet (Despite Our Hit-Whoring)

Reuters is reporting that Consumer Reports has declared the new iPad the best tablet available. This despite all the hit-whoring the group has participated in in the face of Heatgate. CR findings were compared to the heat produced by other tablets by PCWorld, and found the the iPad to be average. Glad to see CR backtrack yet again… Source: Reuters Did you like this? Share it: Read More

Consumer Reports: iPad Runs 12-13 degrees Hotter than iPad 2

Consumer Reports has just released the results of their thermal testing on the iPad and iPad 2. They ran Infinity Blade 2 for 45 minutes, and found that the iPad ran 12-13 degrees F warmer than the iPad 2 under the same conditions. The 1 degree difference is based on whether or not the iPad is plugged in while running the game. What I found particularly interesting is this quote: “We also noticed that the new iPad wasn’t charging while the game was running and it... Read More

Consumer Reports Investigating Warm iPads

Reuters is reporting that consumer watchdog group Consumer Reports has announced that they have begun investigating heating issues with the new iPad. Reports have surfaced whereby under duress, the iPad can run a whole 10 degrees F warmer than the iPad 2. Can someone tell me why 10 degrees is a big deal? I’m so glad Consumer Reports is on the case. But then, they are kind of like Gloria Allred-if there’s attention to be gotten and cameras to be pointed, she’ll... Read More