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Raised limit for 3G / Edge downloads is now 20MB

02-18-2010, 10:21 AM
#1
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Raised limit for 3G / Edge downloads is now 20MB

Guess what I'm doing right now... downloading a 15MB app over 3G!

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02-18-2010, 10:23 AM
#2
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Can someone confirm if this is Edge also? I am on 3G.

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02-18-2010, 10:24 AM
#3
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that is so cool. what app? maybe it's just that one?

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02-18-2010, 10:26 AM
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Skee Ball is what I downloaded...

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02-18-2010, 10:28 AM
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Yeah, it's true. PocketGamer.co.uk revealed this morning that Apple have increased the Edge/3G limit from 10mb to 20mb.
02-18-2010, 11:48 AM
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Nice! I wonder if this change was made to help ease developer's worries about building universal iPad/iPhone apps, since the extra resources for the iPad could push it over 10mb.
02-18-2010, 12:03 PM
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Not to be all "I told ya so" but…

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I think it's important for us to not to get too caught up with the 10MB network limit or the app sizes. If we look to the very near future, that 10MB limit will most certainly increase, either this year or the next
Being under 10MB earns many devs a lot of money every day. None of us trust ATT to change a thing anytime soon.
02-18-2010, 12:25 PM
#8
It's quite strange to have some kid downloading music videos off youtube take precedence over perhaps a $99 app purchase. Paid apps should get access to more bandwidth.
02-18-2010, 12:45 PM
#9
This is interesting because, at 16MB and selling a reasonably consistent number on a daily basis, I'll be able to see if being under the 3G limit actually makes a difference or not.

Edit: on a side note, all my reviews and ratings are gone today?!

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02-18-2010, 01:26 PM
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It's quite strange to have some kid downloading music videos off youtube take precedence over perhaps a $99 app purchase. Paid apps should get access to more bandwidth.
Not strange at all. Network neutrality must be maintained or the net will be ruined by mega corporations ensuring you don't get access to what they don't want you to see.

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