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Yeah, it's actually a bartering situation so not entirely free. I'm going to do a little phone answering and calendaring for a friend who is a business owner, and in exchange I got two 4S' with service. But for the few minutes a day it takes, it's a fine deal. smile.gif

I had JD for 2.5 weeks. Half way through, the judge dismissed the majority of claims and when it was all said and done, we deliberated for all of 40 minutes. It was a phenomenal waste of everyone's time. The charges were frivolous and unfounded. A man was being fired for his ongoing inability to get along with coworkers which culminated in an event where he blew up at several people. Upon being asked about it he said he was "just doing his job." He was put on administrative leave, then three weeks later he filed an EEOC complaint alleging discrimination based upon his race. Basically a hail mary to try to save a job that was already lost. His termination was thanks to his ongoing behavioral problems, not his filing of an EEOC complaint. He made MANY other allegations as well, but the judge threw them out as having no merit under the law. We were left with only the one allegation in the end, and it was completely baseless.

A real drag of a way to waste 2.5 weeks of one's life. mad.gif
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Wow, I didn't know Apple released a 128GB iPad 4. It looks like it released on February 5 and I just never heard anything about it till now. It's kind of disappointing they didn't do a price bump down and get rid of the 16GB model. A price of $799 or $929 is a pretty crazy amount to spend on an iPad, no offense to you. I am happy they have done it, as I thought it might happen with the iPad 3 release.

I got a $100 discount for the device with 2-yr contract (added it to my AT&T Mobile Share plan for $10/mo) so I just ended up paying the same as I did for my iPad 3 64GB Verizon model ($829+taxes). The $10 monthly charge, I would have paid anyway regardless of whether I got it with or without contract.

Yeah, I'm disappointed they didn't just do away with the 16GB model, too. Oh well, at least I've stopped buying 2 iPads a year (expensive since I always get the highest capacity). After the retina display and storage bump, I don't really have much reason to upgrade the iPads anymore and while I could tolerate a $929 price tag, I draw the line there. I won't be buying a 256+GB model if they up the price yet again to $1,029.
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Got myself an iPad mini white 16GB about 3 days ago to replace my first gen iPad.
Very satisfied so far, great tablet and much more comfortable/portable than my old one.. I actually prefer this size quite a lot over the bigger one.

Something that bothers me though is the chamfered edge around the screen, we all know the scuffgate story on the Iphone 5, people getting scuffs on their brand new devices after not even a day of use.
For that reason, i went for a white version iPad mini, because these use the exact same chamfered edge as seen on the iPhone. I have been babysitting my mini since the day i bought it and today i noticed a tiny little scratch/scuff on the edge.. Not too crazy of getting some tiny scratches on my device but it slightly bothers me though! You would think they (as in Apple) learned from the iPhone 5 disaster.......

Besides that, its an awesome piece of equipment. Definitely a step-up from my old gen iPad thumb.gif
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Wow I totally missed the 128GB addition, too. I too wish the 16GB would have been left behind, but maybe that means for the next iPad, we will see that happen. I have high hopes for the next major iOS update.
 
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Wow I totally missed the 128GB addition, too. I too wish the 16GB would have been left behind, but maybe that means for the next iPad, we will see that happen. I have high hopes for the next major iOS update.

Oh yeah? For what? edit: you tell me now or I breakka you face!

lol... sorry to be so demanding...

What are you excited to see in the next iteration is what I meant to ask. smile.gif Any predictions?
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Oh yeah? For what? edit: you tell me now or I breakka you face!

lol... sorry to be so demanding...

What are you excited to see in the next iteration is what I meant to ask. smile.gif Any predictions?

Oh, I have no idea. I'm reserving judgement for now and hoping for the best. I'm expecting something game-changing, though. Apple has got to realize even themselves that iOS is getting a little stale. I love my Apple products, but the iOS devices have got to give me more to want. 128GB was one of my biggest wants. I want to see that capacity in the next iPhone, too, but I doubt we will.
 
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Hi, I'm a new member of the iPad owners club.
Picked up a decent deal.
iPad with retina display (or 4th gen) 32GB smile.gif I'm very happy. Using it for school smile.gif and general use.
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But I will be soon to change my name smile.gif
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Oh, I have no idea. I'm reserving judgement for now and hoping for the best. I'm expecting something game-changing, though. Apple has got to realize even themselves that iOS is getting a little stale. I love my Apple products, but the iOS devices have got to give me more to want. 128GB was one of my biggest wants. I want to see that capacity in the next iPhone, too, but I doubt we will.

Yeah they are trying to milk the most amount if money that they possibly can! I mean they are doing everything on the next update that they should have done on the last one. So far between iOS 6 and 4 I would definately rather 6 as it is much better on both my iPhone and iPad. The next thing that I think that they need to put in, is possibly multitasking, or something alot the lines of the double screen, it would be an awesome feature to an iPad... But seeing as it is apple, we won't see that till the next iPad I don't think.... :/ smile.gif
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Jumped in ! would be my first tablet experience !
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