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So she doesn't have an excuse to go out and buy some new purses to hold her tablet
Since when did women ever need a reason?
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So she doesn't have an excuse to go out and buy some new purses to hold her tablet
already had the purse... she is a woman after all...
and really? if we are buying the ipad we have some spending cash for purses

she likes COACH purses... so anyone willing to donate to the purse fund...
    
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For most people, a tablet makes no sense. There are some very particular cases in which it does, though. For now, the ASUS Eee Pad is the best tablet available, IMO. The price is $100 less than the iPad 2, the specs are very similar, it has a higher resolution display which is also IPS, and battery life is competitive at 9.5 hours. Build quality is very good, too.

I don't really see any reason to get the iPad 2 now that the Eee Pad is available and is so well priced.

If you want to do more, you can obviously get an ultraportable. I find the Lenovo X120e is the best out of all of them. The price is right, the build quality is right, and the hardware is right.
    
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Since when did women ever need a reason?
Haha, I was very careful to say excuse and not reason. Because they have to excuse that kind of behavior!
    
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For most people, a tablet makes no sense. There are some very particular cases in which it does, though. For now, the ASUS Eee Pad is the best tablet available, IMO. The price is $100 less than the iPad 2, the specs are very similar, it has a higher resolution display which is also IPS, and battery life is competitive at 9.5 hours. Build quality is very good, too.

I don't really see any reason to get the iPad 2 now that the Eee Pad is available and is so well priced.

If you want to do more, you can obviously get an ultraportable. I find the Lenovo X120e is the best out of all of them. The price is right, the build quality is right, and the hardware is right.
The iPad and iPad 2 have 3G versions. And way more apps. So there's definitely a reason to get one over the Transformer. And the fact that some prefer iOS. Still, I dig the Transformer.
Edited by Marin - 4/30/11 at 8:52pm
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its pretty good to draw on it by hand and like in an office environment you can take notes by hand if you prefer it like that
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The iPad and iPad 2 have 3G versions. And way more apps. So there's definitely a reason to get one over the Transformer. And the fact that some prefer iOS. Still, I dig the Transformer.
Er, I guess. But that's more of a niche of a niche of a niche. Most people won't need the 3G with Wi-Fi being so widely available. That, and those versions cost $100 more. As for the apps, that's not much of an argument. You could say it has more native tablet apps, but iOS and Android are rather evenly matched when it comes to apps. And, of course, the number of native tablet apps in Android is growing by the hour.
    
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Er, I guess. But that's more of a niche of a niche of a niche. Most people won't need the 3G with Wi-Fi being so widely available. That, and those versions cost $100 more. As for the apps, that's not much of an argument. You could say it has more native tablet apps, but iOS and Android are rather evenly matched when it comes to apps. And, of course, the number of native tablet apps in Android is growing by the hour.
Even though the tablet apps for Android is growing it's still small compared to iOS.
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alright, i had an ipad for about 2 days then I sold it.

I loved it, just I couldn't justify spending the 350 i spent just to watch netflix. I loved it though, kinda sad I got rid of it, but, I now have a 2600k instead. So, take what you will.

The app support is tremendous, jailbreaking made it even better, and netflix and being able to multitask OCN music and MSN all at once while standing up was a joy.

Just my .02
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Jailbreaking and rooting makes everything better.
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