Apple lifts lid on its 4G iPad

Apple Inc yesterday unveiled a faster 4G-equipped iPAD starting at $629, hoping the latest version of its tablet can safeguard its dominance over rivals ranging from Amazon.com Inc to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.

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Ipad

Chief Executive Tim Cook, presiding over his second major product launch after debuting with 2011′s voice-enabled iPhone 4S, introduced the highly anticipated third iteration of the tablet, which is available for pre-orders from yesterday and will hit store shelves March 16.

The high-end model of Apple’s latest iPad will be capable of operating on a high-speed 4G “LTE,” or Long-Term Evolution, network. At speeds roughly 10 times faster than current 3G technology, that may help banish the sometimes shaky video quality of older devices.-REUTERS

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