March 20th, 2012, 20:53 PM
Apple Denies New IPad Overheating Concerns
Apple Tuesday denied any overheating concerns on the new iPad, saying that the product operates well within its thermal specifications.
Apple's new iPad became available on Friday of last week and the company said it sold over 3 million units in the first three days. But overheating concerns have sparked a discussion on Apple's website, with posters saying the new iPad was noticeably warmer than predecessors.
An Apple representative denied the tablet overheats and said that users should contact customer support if they have issues.
While some new iPad owners noticed no heating issues, others said the tablet gets warmer on the lower left bottom of the tablet. Multiple posters in the forum claimed to measure the temperature on the glass reaching 101 degrees Fahrenheit. Users also said the iPad became warm when playing games or running intense applications. Reviewers have also noted the new iPad being warmer than its predecessors.
Full story: PC World