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Selfdestrukt

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Feb 10, 2009
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Anyone notice that the new iPad is running significantly warmer than ipad2 ... Seems like I can warm my bed up with this new iPad
 

Hosei

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Mar 1, 2012
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I havent handled an iPad 2 for a long time, but yes the new ipad does run a little toasty after a while
 
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Viper2005

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Dec 2, 2007
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If you are like me and run the screen at 100% brightness full time, it gets RED HOT in the middle/lower left area within about an hour of continuous use.
Lowering the brightness would likely reduce the temperature..
 
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Frankied22

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Nov 24, 2010
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I have noticed it getting warm from time to time. It's obviously not blazing hot like a MBP and it's not uncomfortable. However, if you use a case you won't even notice. I use a smart cover and when I'm holding the iPad I just flip the cover to the back. No more heat.
 
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