Apple's iPad '4G' branding changes across Europe
The "4G" branding skirmish in Europe is finally over as the tech giant switches the wording on its tablets for sale from "Wi-Fi + 4G" to "WiFi + Cellular."
The whole "iPad Wi-Fi + 4G isn't a real thing" debacle is coming to a close across Europe. Apple has finished changing the wording of the kind of service the
Now, all the old "4G" branding is "Wi-Fi + Cellular."
The melee began in March when the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission saidby misleadingly labeling its new iPad as 4G-capable -- the crux being that there aren't any 4G networks compatible with the device in Australia.
Soon other countries joined in with complaints, and Sweden. It didn't take long for Apple to relent. The 4G branding was changed in Australia first, then the U.K., and now the rest of Europe's residents no longer have to see the pesky "Wi-Fi + 4G" when they shop on Apple's country-specific online stores.
Besides Europe, changes were also made in the U.S., Canada, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, New Zealand, Malaysia, Ireland, and Hong Kong, according to The Next Web.