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...Why no support for the SD? I got a 16gb transformer with a 16gb SD card for less than the price of an ipad.

same here. I bought the 32 gig Transformer, tossed in a 32gb MicroSD and now have plenty of room to store stuff.
(that would be a total of 64gb of storage for a total price of $435 Forumviewer, not the $699 that the 64gb iPad cost. $264 cheaper. I did the math for you because I know you won't take the time to do it).

I also got the keyboard dock which adds another SD slot that will hold up to 64gb. The dock also adds a second battery giving me up to about 16 hours.
The dock was $150 bringing the cost up to $585, still $114 cheaper than the iPad.
Like I said, Apple = overpriced

I love the thing. Only complaint is that it isn't a Prime. frown.gif
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post #122 of 253
Gotta love removable batteries.
I have a Galaxy S2 with both the original battery and the Anker 1900mAh increased capacity battery, I also have a battery charger that plugs into a wall socket (in my case, a 4-pointer sitting on my desk).
When I run out of battery, or it gets low (say, 15%) I can just take out the current battery, replace it with the spare one, instant 100% battery life - no waiting for it to charge. If my batteries ever die, I just buy a new one. I don't need to replace the whole phone.

That, my friends (not really, I hate apple fanboys - they get on my nerves) is why removable batteries are a good thing for smartphones/tablets.
Edited by ressurrectin - 1/14/12 at 8:09pm
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iPad 2 can do HDMI out if you buy the HDMI out.
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post #124 of 253
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Ok, you want to discuss the iPad 3? Why isn't Apple adding some of the simple, common sense things that it has been missing since day one? SD card support. HDMI out, capability to transfer files by Bluetooth, an OS that offers more than just screens of icons like a Leapfrog pad....?
On the other hand, I am glad to see that they are getting a quad core, as for the screen upgrade, is it really that necessary? How much better does it need to be? Do people really use these things for hard core gaming that much? Maybe, I'll admit that I don't know. My tablet is not what I think of when I want to play a game.
The screen is important. It makes everything look absolutely fantastic. There's not really any games that can be played "hard core", but as graphics and the screen improve, and the device becomes more popular, we'll see some really top notch games.
Edited by steelbom - 1/14/12 at 8:28pm
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post #125 of 253
Guys, please don't resort to name calling. This includes, things like "fanboy", "isheep"..etc..It's unprofessional, rude. Learn to respect one another's opinions as well.


Reopened.
post #126 of 253
I predict that iOS6 will be written for 4 cores, so will crash frequently on ipad 2s and 1s.

Just like iOS5 did with the ipad 1.
post #127 of 253
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I predict that iOS6 will be written for 4 cores, so will crash frequently on ipad 2s and 1s.

Just like iOS5 did with the ipad 1.

I think the iOS5 crashing on iPad 1 has more to do with the fact that the iPad 1 has the astronomically small amount of RAM of 256MB
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^ funny how ios5 never once crashed on my old 3GS yet people say it was unstable on iPad 1. Love the internets.
 
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Everyone is though, to be fair. I blame the cargo-pants wearing neckbeards, they're why manufacturers are putting quad-cores in phones and tablets.

Who wears Cargo Pants? The 90s are that way <
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^ funny how ios5 never once crashed on my old 3GS

Funny how no one actually cares.
    
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