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Poll Results: Shall I open it?

 
  • 51% (27)
    Yes
  • 48% (25)
    No - Sell it.
52 Total Votes  
post #11 of 29
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Originally Posted by james_ant View Post

People don't like Apple products around here because Apple doesn't make very good products, and everything they make is overpriced.

I don't like Macs. I think there are better systems out there. Point in case, my sig rig. When buying an Apple product you are mostly paying for the support. There are countless testimonials to the support around the internet and even around this forum!
I do personally like iOS. I don't find the restrictions a problem. Everything that I need to do iOS can do and then I have my computer for everything else.
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post #12 of 29
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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post

Please quit trolling (e.g. Stating your opinion as if it were fact).

It's pretty clear from his post that it's his opinion, chief.
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post #13 of 29
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Originally Posted by onoz View Post

I don't get it. Why don't you just return it for all your money back?

Yep, he still won't answer us lol


Non-fanboy speaking here: My iPhone 4 as served me well in sending texts and making phone calls in a very stylish manner nerdsmiley.png
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post #14 of 29
Every single thread that has "Apple" in the title turns into the same fracking thing every time.

The guy asked a question about what he should do personally with his iPad, he didn't ask for your gorram opinions on Apple in general. We've heard it all before. Sweet raptor jesus in heaven...
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post #15 of 29
Yes.

Open it.

Return it after two weeks if you still want the TF700.
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post #16 of 29
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Originally Posted by GoldenTiger View Post

It's pretty clear from his post that it's his opinion, chief.

Yes, but you'll notice he never says "I think it's too expensive" or, "In my opinion they're overpriced", instead he flat out says (roughly) "They make crappy products that are overpriced."
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Space heater!biggrin.gif
    
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post #18 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by lordikon View Post

Please quit trolling (e.g. Stating your opinion as if it were fact).

Sorry if I'm not meticulous enough for you to put "IMO" in-front of every single word I post. I thought people were smarter than that.
Quote:
Originally Posted by lordikon View Post

Yes, but you'll notice he never says "I think it's too expensive" or, "In my opinion they're overpriced", instead he flat out says (roughly) "They make crappy products that are overpriced."

Again, read above.

I guess your still mad about the mass effect threads though lol.
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post #19 of 29

I wouldn't use one as my personal device.


I mean, nice specs (2048x1536 is pretty damn good)..... in some areas.... and that's about it.

The UI of iOS is not nearly as intuitive, customizable and optimized as those of competitors (and I speak as a former iOS user on the Touch).  I also don't find there to be anything special about a 2048x1536 screen.  In fact, I find it redundant.  No media in the world today is any larger than a 1920x1080 resolution, for one.  For two, with 2048x1536, you get an annoying 4:3 screen.  You get annoying black bars every time you watch any sort of modern media.  The iPad is just not optimized for modern media, with its old 4:3 aspect ratio.

 

What essential apps exist in the app stores of Android OS and Windows Store provide the same functionality you could expect in the iOS version.  Really, the majority of iOS's extra apps are quite redundant - and some are not even existent except on other OS's.  I don't think I can find nearly as good a Japanese study tool as Obenkyo and I believe it only exists on the Android market.

post #20 of 29
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Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post

Space heater!biggrin.gif

The OP is talking about an iPad, not a GTX 480 biggrin.gif
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