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Apple boosts 3G download limit to 50MB

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By Charles Starrett

Contributing Editor
Published: Wednesday, March 7, 2012
News Categories: iPad, iPhone, Apps + Games, iPod

As predicted by a third-party developer, Apple has raised its download limit for media acquired over a 3G connection to 50MB. The prior ceiling was 20Mb, leaving little headroom for developers looking to take full advantage of the third-generation iPad’s increased resolution. The new limit is now in place, for the iPad as well as the iPhone and iPod touch.

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I cant beleive this change, 50mb is still way too low. This is an iOS side restriction and is insulting from a company who designed this device.

I like many have unlimited 3G, with this its pointless.

Restricted 3G remains the best reason to keep jailbreaking your iOS devices.

Posted by Rich S on March 8, 2012 at 7:18 AM (PDT)

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While I can certainly understand that restrictions are undesirable, a cap of 50MB file sizes seems hardly restrictive enough to limit very many apps. Apps larger than 50MB would take a grudgingly long time to download over 3G.

Posted by MBBM on March 12, 2012 at 9:08 AM (PDT)

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