Ok, I don’t really care about the dumb battery meter thingy (oopsey again Apple) although that has also caused me to chuckle…
No, I’m more laughing at the mindless Apple consumer sentinels who are telling all who dare to ask (perhaps I should say aks) on forums why their iPad 3 – or new new iPad, whatever we’re calling it now – takes so freakin’ long to charge.
Subsequently humbled for even daring to aks (ask for the rest of us) users are reporting 5 to 12 hour charge times… hmmm.
So let’s do the math.
new new new iPad:
43 watt hour battery. 10 watt charger. 5 to 12 hours to charge.
Samsung Series 7 Slate:
40 watt hour battery. 40 watt charger. 2 hours 10 minutes to charge.
Motion Computing F5v:
44 watt hour battery. 70 watt charger. 1.5 hours to charge.
Of course the Apple question aksers have been righteously corrected now and they just know that because the new new new iPad has a bigger battery it takes much much much longer to charge!
Apple are just not even trying now. Oh brother!