Apple Vice President of iPad Marketing, Michael Tchao, has set the record straight on allegations that the new iPad either fails to report the proper charge level, or over-charges and risks damage if left charging for too long. Speaking with AllThingsD, Tchao explained:
That circuitry is designed so you can keep your device plugged in as long as you would like. It’s a great feature that’s always been in iOS.
Ina Fried goes on to explain: