What to expect from Apple's iPad 3G version

What to expect from Apple's iPad 3G version

Summary: The two kinds of Apple iPad look relatively identical and both include Wi-Fi, but the 3G version of the device has a few other physical differences

TOPICS: Mobility, Hardware

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  • You're not required to establish a 3G data plan for the iPad 3G to work, but an initial pop-up window will remind you that the option is available.

  • The iPad 3G's settings menu includes two additional options not found on the standard iPad. An airplane mode switch at the top of the menu will temporarily disable the iPad's 3G capabilities. A menu selection for cellular data allows you to set up and manage your 3G data plan.

  • The iPad 3G comes with one little accessory not included with the standard model: a glorified paperclip. This little poker tool can be used to eject the micro-SIM card embedded in the side of the iPad 3G.

Topics: Mobility, Hardware

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