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Quick question. do you have a smartphone and/or laptop as well? And if so what phone/laptop?
    
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I have an iPhone 3GS 16gb and a Dell Latitude E5500 laptop provided to me from work.
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Got an iPad 2 32Gb couple of weeks ago, cant justify the price, but it's a great thing... mostly using it in the train. So far so good... love it

Never had first ipad.
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do you have the wifi or wifi/3g version? I have 2 phone contracts, 1 for personal use and 1 for work. both ahs unlimited internet, IF ever i get msyelf an ipad, reckon trimming down one of my sim will work so i can use 3g? instead of opening up a new contract?

i want a tablet so bad....
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I have just a wifi version
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I have just a wifi version
Same. Works pretty well with mobile tethering when i rarely need it.
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I have an iPad coming as soon as Apple decides to ship it... I'm with your, boyboyd, I'll just tether if I need to.
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I have an iPhone 3GS 16gb and a Dell Latitude E5500 laptop provided to me from work.
So where does the tablet fit in in between there. I can see a tablet being useful if you have a PC and a tablet.

But PC, Tablet, Laptop, Smartphone
Its just a big iphone..... Really the only thing it doest better is movies and big games....


I can totally see Tablets for younger people. Ie no laptop no phone. Its a solid portable device. but added on to a laptop and smartphone. And really even on the train, pulling out a hulking ipad would be pretty annoying. Ill stick to 4" smartphone that can do way more stuff anyways.

Also, even for movies, you enjoy watching movies on a 10" screen? If you do then enjoy that ill stick to my 24" monitor or i dunno, maybe a tv?


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do you have the wifi or wifi/3g version? I have 2 phone contracts, 1 for personal use and 1 for work. both ahs unlimited internet, IF ever i get msyelf an ipad, reckon trimming down one of my sim will work so i can use 3g? instead of opening up a new contract?

i want a tablet so bad....
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OMG! how can i forget about tethering! =D wifi version is like 399, and the one with wifi and 3g is a £100 more... =D £100 saved!
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I don't think they have any unique uses, but I think an iPad would be fun to have. If I had the disposable income, i'd buy one just to lie on the sofa with!
Ever tried one yourself? Well, I have one at home (Ipad one; actually my brother does) and if you do any kind of stuff that involves typing/writing you better get something witha keyboard, seriously.

Wanna watch stuff? Good.
Wanna check your e-mail? Good.
Wanna lurk on the forums? Good.

Wanna answer an email? Bad.
Wanna answer on this forum? Very, very bad.

IMO, unless you do nothing else than watch content, it is totally useless IMO. And, if we take into account that the new Asus EEE Transformer is just on the way, even more so.

But hey, to each his own, your money, your rules. But this is a public forum and if somebody creates a topic there must be something to discuss about
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