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Mine is for
Textbooks (Loving it for that)
Comic Books. I no longer need it to drive 30 mins both ways to get any comics and it saves alot of space
Books in general

Portability

It will not do any REAL work but at $200-$400 a tablet can be worth it. I love mine and it has paid for itself.
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Mine is for
Textbooks (Loving it for that)
Comic Books. I no longer need it to drive 30 mins both ways to get any comics and it saves alot of space
Books in general

Portability

It will not do any REAL work but at $200-$400 a tablet can be worth it. I love mine and it has paid for itself.

Great! I'm most likely going to go with it. The only one annoying thing is that I still need to buy one textbook either way because they don't make an ebook for it. Darn, why am I doing Principles of Economics as a student elective tongue.gif

All I really want to know now is how long/many lectures etc does your tablet last you with just having ebooks open?

So I found an online shop in Sydney that has all the textbooks for ~$30 cheaper... Hmm
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Great! I'm most likely going to go with it. The only one annoying thing is that I still need to buy one textbook either way because they don't make an ebook for it. Darn, why am I doing Principles of Economics as a student elective tongue.gif

All I really want to know now is how long/many lectures etc does your tablet last you with just having ebooks open?

So I found an online shop in Sydney that has all the textbooks for ~$30 cheaper... Hmm

Ok just ebooks open? Tablets have LONG battery lives. easy 10 hours. I never have JUST ebook open. I have a TI 89 program open. Google search, Chrome and Currents for boredom. It will last me all day.

Always go with ebook books. If you forget a book for class then your good because its on your tablet.
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Got the Mrs a 32GB for Christmas and she loves it, uses it loads more than her previous TF101. The size is a little more convenient.

Mainly used as an e-reader (including PDFs as you asked), FB, Angry Birds, Skype, light web browsing and YouTube.

Personally, I'm still waiting for the Surface Pro but if you have a use for it and the spare cash, you can't really go wrong with a little Nexus tablet thumb.gif
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Ok just ebooks open? Tablets have LONG battery lives. easy 10 hours. I never have JUST ebook open. I have a TI 89 program open. Google search, Chrome and Currents for boredom. It will last me all day.

Always go with ebook books. If you forget a book for class then your good because its on your tablet.

Great to hear! Even if it doesn't 6 hours for classes is do-able. I can charge it in my car too quickly tongue.gif
I'm only buying the kindle versions, I'm actually borrowing $700 off my Grandmother for this because my payment wont be coming through till the 7th of March (Two-Three weeks after Uni has started) rolleyes.gif So i'll either be getting it today or sometime next week.
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Got the Mrs a 32GB for Christmas and she loves it, uses it loads more than her previous TF101. The size is a little more convenient.

Mainly used as an e-reader (including PDFs as you asked), FB, Angry Birds, Skype, light web browsing and YouTube.

Personally, I'm still waiting for the Surface Pro but if you have a use for it and the spare cash, you can't really go wrong with a little Nexus tablet thumb.gif

Yeah, awesome. I'll be using the kindle app for most of mine. I do still need to buy one textbook, because there is nowhere I can grab an ebook copy. That book is Principles Microeconomics + Connect by Frank Jennings Bernanke, ISBN: 9781743072561. redface.gif
 
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Got my Nexus 7' guys! Absolutely loving it! The only thing that I feel like is missing is a front camera but the amount that I'd use the Camera on my tablet is minimal!
Must say the speakers in this thing are amazing! thumb.gif
It is great to read PDF's with, I've tested it on a ebook that I found. I just need to get the other text books for university later this week. thumb.gif
 
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