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i like this guys comment though
LOL, I can see it now: "Politician sacked for playing PvZ during a meeting".
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post #12 of 16
why not just use netbooks....loads cheaper and just as easy to use.
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post #13 of 16
Not like this will help my poor doomed city. Well home is home i guess...
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For those unfamiliar, this idea is from the same city who let $26,000 in checks sit around uncashed for five years until long after they were expired.

My take is this...they need something that can read PDF files on screen big enough for your average 50 year old to read. I think they could have gone with a Kindle or a Nook or something like that instead of the iPad.
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Couldn't they at least consider different tablets? Or are even local governments trying to be hipster?
Someone wnated an iPad and conned the governement into buying it for them

Tablets have been around for a decade at least. This is not a conservation act. (True conservation would be recycled paper).

Bad government at work.
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This is funny because I live in reading pa good to know where my tax dollars will be wasted. On another note I wonder how many of this will find there ways to porn sites or end up lost or stolen.
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