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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Apr 13, 2010
    Wfi speed
    Lately I've noticed my Ipad is slower than my desktop or laptop on my home wifi. For example, when I get 5 meg on the desktop, it's about 4 meg on the laptop and about two on the Ipad. I erased the cache and history and reset it but no change. What am I missing?

  2. #2

    Member Since
    Apr 13, 2010
    I should have mentioned that I turned auto brightness off and followed Apple's guidance for the origina wifi problem. My problem just started a week or so ago. For what it's worth, have a Linksys E 3000 router and and am using ATT DSL although I'm about to go back to Comcast due to the speed.

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Feb 25, 2009
    Late 2013 rMBP, i7, 750m gpu, OSX versions 10.9.3, 10.10
    For humors sake, have you tried power cycling the router? I find it interesting the step down between devices.

    When you say you followed Apple's guidance for the original wifi problem - I assume you mean splitting the bands into two separate networks (as mentioned in this article: Apple Acknowledges iPad Wi-Fi Issues | Gadget Lab | )
    My Macs: Late 2013 rMBP w/ 750m, 16Gig ram; 2013 Mac Pro 6 core w/ D700, 16Gig Ram; Mac mini G4, 1.25 GHz, 512m ram (server); Late 2011 11" MBA, 1.8GHz i7, 4Gig Ram, 256Gig SSD, HD3000; Powerbook 12" G4 1.33GHz running Linux; Apple TV (1080p version)

  4. #4

    Member Since
    Apr 13, 2010
    I did those things bedew I posted. All of a sudden, my connection is better so i'll quit whining.

  5. #5

    Member Since
    Jun 25, 2010
    Gardena, CA
    I didn't notice that.

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