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Everyone hear that? Listen really good......It's the sound of people's wallets bleeding money to Apple.
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post #32 of 89
According to Engadget:

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Update: Okay, we've had a chance to play around the with iPad 2 some more, and here are our big takeaways from the experience.

This thing is insanely fast. We're not joking -- it's blazingly fast. Everything the iPad 2 does feels like it's on turbo. We're uploading a video of the some evidence of this, you'll be appropriately stunned.
The design feels great in your hands. Sleek, super thin -- much nicer to hold than the previous version. Definitely has more of a magazine than book feel. Everything is tight and solid. It is pretty amazing how thin they've gotten the device.
Even software made for the first generation device feels better here. Safari is definitely sped up. Games looked great on-screen, though obviously there are no updates to the resolution of screen technology here.
This is an evolutionary step, but we definitely don't feel like it's lacking for features. People are going to gobble these up when they see the new apps.
http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/02/i...irst-hands-on/
 
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post #33 of 89
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Everyone hear that? Listen really good......It's the sound of people's wallets bleeding money to Apple.
So true my friend. Over $800 for an iPad? Seriously? Sure it's 64GB, but unless you are using the iPad as solely for an external HDD, you won't fill that up.

Never really saw the uses for this thing to be honest. Besides being extremely fast, and having a huge screen, I don't see anything this thing can do that my iPhone cannot.
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post #34 of 89
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So true my friend. Over $800 for an iPad? Seriously? Sure it's 64GB, but unless you are using the iPad as solely for an external HDD, you won't fill that up.

Never really saw the uses for this thing to be honest. Besides being extremely fast, and having a huge screen, I don't see anything this thing can do that my iPhone cannot.

Being somewhat in sales now, I now see the potential in Ipad/tablet. I used to think of it as nothing more than a glorified phone (when i was still in college as an engineer) but after seeing how simple it is to show customer catalogs and images all the while maintaining portability, this tablet wave is a huge benefit to us.

So yes this is one thing a phone cannot do.
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Ah, I guess the ATT actually has an HSPA radio. That makes more sense then.
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post #36 of 89
How much is Apple making off one of these?
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How much is Apple making off one of these?
The original iPad I believe costed $254 to make at its low end at the time of original production.
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post #38 of 89
IMO it's not worth it, it's only faster, thinner and has a camera. On the iPad 3 there will probaly be a retina display and then it will be a worth while upgrade. I must admit, white looks really nice though.
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post #39 of 89
What a pile of junk. A $300 netbook can do more, faster and better. Not to mention they have a keyboard and have a real OS.
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This sounds pretty impressive and I don't find myself saying that about Apple gear. Xoom stood out with the dual core until now and the 33% thinner is pretty awesome. I would assume that would also make it lighter? Very nice little useless toy, never bought Apple gear and probably still won't cause I'm biased and w/e but I'll recommend friends to this
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