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Grats OP, not personally my choice for the money but tablets do look quite fun to own.
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Thank you^
as i have said in other threads.

if iPad == "media consumption device"
return "Garbage"

'Garbage'
    
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Same. Works pretty well with mobile tethering when i rarely need it.
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Thank you^
as i have said in other threads.

if iPad == "media consumption device"
return "Garbage"

'Garbage'
For you, this may be true. But for individuals to ignore the fact that other people might actually have a use and be content with the device for their purposes is, well, ignorant.

I have an 11 month old daughter and can't be sitting at my PC to do surfing or media stuff all the time. I also read lots of books and while my iPhone has been decent for these sorts of things, it is far from ideal. For me, it will serve its purpose and I have happy with what I have paid for it. I also own many apps through the iTunes store from my past iPod Touch's and iPhone so I get to use those all on my iPad as well.
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Typing on the iPad is fine. Much easier than smartphone. You don't need to fold out a keyboard, as portable as laptops are they are also very big and heavy in comparison. Try the TED Talk app on the iPad. You will be impressed!
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Enjoy the iPad, though 800 USD might make me want to choose a different brand of tablet that is cheaper.
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There are many more beautiful iPad apps and many more to come. I find it a valuable tool in household use. Cooking, working out, reading, music, remote, movies, learning, emails and sometimes even gaming but I don't really use it for that.
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I think of the iPad as more as a learning machine than a computer. I still have a computer and I still have a phone. It doesn't replace them and they all serve their own unique useful purposes that only they can do well.
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post #59 of 126
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For you, this may be true. But for individuals to ignore the fact that other people might actually have a use and be content with the device for their purposes is, well, ignorant.

I have an 11 month old daughter and can't be sitting at my PC to do surfing or media stuff all the time. I also read lots of books and while my iPhone has been decent for these sorts of things, it is far from ideal. For me, it will serve its purpose and I have happy with what I have paid for it. I also own many apps through the iTunes store from my past iPod Touch's and iPhone so I get to use those all on my iPad as well.
Tbh i consider iphones garbage as well.

Theyre all toys. Perfect for the 11 month old. Good for everything(this is strething it) but good at nothing.

This is a pretty useless arguement though as you like what you like even if i think its garbage and you liking it isnt going to make me thing it isnt garbage.


Btw, im not an apple hater. I think apple is a genius company marketing their "garbage" to the masses in the perfect way. I bought my sister an iphone and my brother had a macbook pro for a while and ive owned ipod touches in the past. Im just baffled that people think theyre the best thing since sliced bread. All of there products would be amazing at the right price, its all so overpriced b/c of the shiny logo though.
    
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You have a need...

You buy a product to fill that need...

Product fills need and exceeds expectations...

Someone else has different needs and doesn't understand your point of view...

You're ignorant for choosing a product that fits your needs, sorry ieatfish.
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