Apple seems to be investigating WiFi related issues with
the new iPad.
A very long thread on Apple's online forums includes many
reports related to the new iPad and issues such as an
inability to pick up local WiFi networks, connection
drops or slow download and upload speeds.
The online discussions seem to have been heard by Apple
as the company has published an AppleCare document
internally, that indicates that it is investigating the
In the document, obtained by 9to5Mac
, Apple tells AppleCare
employees to ensure that devices they test are not facing
these issues due to normal software bugs, but instead
because of the actual hardware components.
According to Apple it is the WiFi-only iPad that are
affected by the issue.
iPads that are affected by WiFi issues are supposed to be
packed up and shipped to Apple?s engineering centers for
examination and investigation.