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enjoy your paper weight
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post #102 of 126
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Originally Posted by Razzal View Post
enjoy your paper weight
I've already proven otherwise.
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Wow, 80% of the people in this thread are retarded. OP bought an iPad2 and everyone is hating cuz he's stylin' on them. I love it.
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post #104 of 126
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Originally Posted by Razzal View Post
enjoy your paper weight
Meh, I'm suppossed to be studying, but why not jump in for a bit.

Advantages the iPad 2 has over my laptop for my uses:
  • Simple + easy to use
  • No physical keyboard to add to the weight/size
  • Great for reading notes, papers, articles, lecture slides
  • Can read while walking easily
  • Sometimes I just want to crash on a couch in the library and still be able to study
  • Excellent for use in the lab to quickly pull up info + reference
  • No distortion from viewing the LCD at an angle
  • Can tether my camera to an iPad for studio shooting

So yea, I definitely don't fit into the whole "hipster" tag people are throwing around in here, but the iPad definitely suits me well for my school, laboratory, and photography needs, hence why I really want one of my own now.
post #105 of 126
I have an ipad one for work and I know a couple real estate agents using them to show buyers pictures of listed houses. iPad is really more than just a toy imo.
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post #106 of 126

Hey! If you're interested in an MMO for your iPad check out Order and Chaos Online, it's a complete WoW ripoff, but that's a good thing! I bought it on my phone lastnight and it's actually pretty fun lol. It has crafting, guilds, PvP...everything.

$6.99 and you get 3 months free, and then .99 a month after that, too support the servers and stuff.

Here's a trailer ^^

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post #107 of 126
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Originally Posted by revlimiter View Post
Keep what? The iPad2 or the iPad1?
iPad 2! You will regret leaving it for it's predecessor.
    
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Originally Posted by thedarkknight View Post
iPad 2! You will regret leaving it for it's predecessor.
Well I am not regretting the iPad1 so far!

-I am not regretting the jailbreak on the iPad1 and added functionality that the iPad2 doesn't have.
-I am not regretting the GPS capabilities (anywhere in the world with or without WiFi or 3G)
-I am not regretting the $380 I saved

I did some speed comparisons last night and quite honestly I am not missing anything big in terms of speed. Nothing that is noticeable enough and we are talking 0.5 - 1 second load times for the most part. The biggest difference that I saw with the iPad2 is that the screen can reach about double the brightness. However, I find that the iPad1 screen is still bright enough, and with all of those things combined it definitely does not justify the $380 IMO.

I am very happy with my iPad1 32GB WiFi + 3G purchase!! I think I got a really good deal on it (better than eBay) and the Apple case is a nice added touch too.
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post #109 of 126
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Originally Posted by revlimiter View Post
Well I am not regretting the iPad1 so far!
I still need to get one myself. Given how I run back and forth between the lab hood, the lab bench, and my office all the time, an iPad would be damn useful for reading articles/analyzing data on the go. Unfortunately, even refurbished, it's still a bit too pricey for me (My new U2311h has a higher priority).
post #110 of 126
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Originally Posted by r31ncarnat3d View Post
Meh, I'm suppossed to be studying, but why not jump in for a bit.

Advantages the iPad 2 has over my laptop for my uses:
  • Simple + easy to use
  • No physical keyboard to add to the weight/size
  • Great for reading notes, papers, articles, lecture slides
  • Can read while walking easily
  • Sometimes I just want to crash on a couch in the library and still be able to study
  • Excellent for use in the lab to quickly pull up info + reference
  • No distortion from viewing the LCD at an angle
  • Can tether my camera to an iPad for studio shooting

So yea, I definitely don't fit into the whole "hipster" tag people are throwing around in here, but the iPad definitely suits me well for my school, laboratory, and photography needs, hence why I really want one of my own now.
1. Granted
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BUT i can do all of this with a mixture of my phone/laptop. And usually easier/better in every circumstance.
Your not convincing me your just going into more detail where you can use it not why its better then a laptop or phone for w/e function.

I still think its better as a paperweight.
    
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