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I think we can all agree there are some problems with the Ipad that have been reported. It's obviously not perfect. And I think it's missing some key features for the price tag ... What if you drop it ??? I also think they are kind of gimmicky. They lack the functionality of a laptop in a lot of ways yet are supposed to double as a replacement. You can get a netbook for less, right?

I see where he is coming from though, it is a good thing to have "computing" in the hands of the masses. Even if it has to come in the form of the ipad.
Edited by dmreeves - 5/31/10 at 1:25pm
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Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post
Without a keyboard or stylus it just looks like an expensive finger painting toy for adults.


I still don't see how anyone can say it's good for typing anything more than search queries.
Well, I find it pretty cool to type, you just need to get used to it.
I rather type like this than walk with an actual keyboard on my hands
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Originally Posted by Blk View Post
Well, I find it pretty cool to type, you just need to get used to it.
I rather type like this than walk with an actual keyboard on my hands
You probably shouldn't be walking and typing though. Especially with no tactile response you're focused on the screen instead of that idiot in the leased GT2 coming around the curb at 55mph

edit: it looks weird when I use the same smiley eh
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post #104 of 175
OP, you do know its NOT a computer right?
post #105 of 175
Apple can throw anything out there they want and people will eat it up. The new i(insert word smaller ten 5 letters here) will revolutionize the world!!!


my HD2 (phone) had more functionality then the ipad....
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I also found this. It's a 12-year-old's perspective on the iPad. It may be a little biased though due to the boy being spoilt with Apple products.
The kid's dad is such a stereotype hipster-looking dude.
    
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post #107 of 175
if it was jailbreakable id think about getting 1
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I play guitar, bass, sing and trombone, I play many styles ranging from heavy metal to even classical and flamenco guitar.
Yeah, but she's still way more talented than you. She's a trained singer, dancer and markets herself very well. When you can perform in front of 50,000 people... let me know.
post #109 of 175
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Originally Posted by Jimi View Post
I dont support any android or ipad devices. Tablet PCs should run desktop OSs.
Why should a different form factor run the same OS as another? I support the use of a different OS.

I tried an ipad recently. Nice device, but kinda costly. If you take it for what it is, I don't see a reason to hate it. I see a reason to hate the hype behind it and Apple advertising. It isn't revolutionary.
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Got to love capitalism at work.
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