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    The new iPad

    I know what the differences are between the iPad 2 and The new iPad, but I would like to get some peoples' opinions on if the difference is worth the extra $100.

    Another question I have is if anyone has come across websites or anything else that doesn't work on the iPad. I have an iPhone, and I notice that not everything shows up on CF when I view threads on it. Is it like that on iPad?

    Also I'd like to hear some pros and cons of the iPad, like what it can or can't do compared to a laptop. I'm thinking it may basically replace my laptop since pretty much all I do is surf the internet, listen to music, watch YouTube videos, etc.

    Thanks in advance for your help.



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    Re: The new iPad

    I own and iPad 2, I am not upgrading due to can't justify the cost. However, if I didn't have an iPad i would definitely be getting the new iPad. I feel when buy that type of device you should always buy newest as you won't want to replace as fast. Just my thought.

    Second, I use my iPad all the time for CF as well as most websites, the only issue is if you run into flash, which I am sure you are aware of. Otherwise, and for the most part I have no problems with websites.

    I pretty much only use my iPad at home, my comp has turned into a storage/streaming device. If you are surfing the internet, listening to music, watching videos, I can't think of a better device to do it on. These are things I use mine for and it performs the task very well. Really can't complain at all.


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    Re: The new iPad

    Its new screen resolution is so good it melts faces. For that alone I think it's defiantly worth the extra 100 bucks.



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    Re: The new iPad

    I just bought a new iPad and went through the same thought process as I had no tablet prior to the purchase. I figured why not spend the extra $100 just to make sure I had the latest and greatest. Although it's unlikely I'll notice any difference between the new iPad and iPad 2, $100 is like 1 tank of gas.

    With that said, I think after my first couple days of use I will use it just for the simple things. I suspect I can do a whole lot more with it but not sure I'll have the time to figure all those things out.

    What I really like about it is it's size and battery life as my laptop only last like 20 minutes and therefore really isn't portable.

    If anyone knows how to get PC based music (mp3s) onto the iPad quickly, please advise.



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    Re: The new iPad

    Quote Originally Posted by boone7247 View Post
    I own and iPad 2, I am not upgrading due to can't justify the cost. However, if I didn't have an iPad i would definitely be getting the new iPad. I feel when buy that type of device you should always buy newest as you won't want to replace as fast. Just my thought.

    Second, I use my iPad all the time for CF as well as most websites, the only issue is if you run into flash, which I am sure you are aware of. Otherwise, and for the most part I have no problems with websites.

    I pretty much only use my iPad at home, my comp has turned into a storage/streaming device. If you are surfing the internet, listening to music, watching videos, I can't think of a better device to do it on. These are things I use mine for and it performs the task very well. Really can't complain at all.
    Like was mentioned here you are likely noticing apples lack of flash support. Which would be a issue for web based games and the such.



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    Re: The new iPad

    Quote Originally Posted by Balls View Post
    If anyone knows how to get PC based music (mp3s) onto the iPad quickly, please advise.
    I don't own an iPad, but I would guess you would do it through iTunes via the music library. You should be able to just drag and drop it in there.


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    Re: The new iPad

    I just bought an Asus Transformer Prime.


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    Re: The new iPad

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    I just bought an Asus Transformer Prime.
    Congratulations. This thread isn't about that.

    If you want Apple fanbois to stop trolling threads dedicated to PC and Android advice, then PC and Android users probably shouldn't be trolling threads dedicated to Apple advice. Just a thought.


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    Re: The new iPad

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    I don't own an iPad, but I would guess you would do it through iTunes via the music library. You should be able to just drag and drop it in there.
    This is correct. You just import individual or folders of mp3s into iTunes, then drop them on your iPad.


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    Re: The new iPad

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    I just bought an Asus Transformer Prime.
    I've had the Transformer for quite awhile now. There are some glitches, but I love it, and the Prime is supposed to be even better. Good purchase, my man.


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    Re: The new iPad

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    Congratulations. This thread isn't about that.

    If you want Apple fanbois to stop trolling threads dedicated to PC and Android advice, then PC and Android users probably shouldn't be trolling threads dedicated to Apple advice. Just a thought.
    They still troll.



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    Re: The new iPad

    I'm probably considered anti-Apple. I have an android phone, don't like apple computers, hate itunes, and haven't really been impressed by Apple computers. I have had multiple Ipod's and have been happy with those.


    With all that in mind, I bought one of the new Ipads and so far I've been pretty impressed. I have a Dell laptop and I figured I'd use the Dell about 70% of the time and the Ipad 30% of the time. After using it for 3 days I'd say it's going to be about 90% Ipad. For just surfing Safari does an alright job. I prefer Chrome but Safari gets the job done. My wife has an Ipad 2 and to be honest on 95% of the applications you really can't see a big difference, they both look great. I also haven't noticed any difference in the speed of launching applications. I do think as more apps get converted you'll notice more of a difference. I can tell you that the camera and video are a lot better on the new Ipad.

    What I like about the android phone is that I can make a bunch of changes. What I don't like about the android is that some of the apps seem to bog it down. I like the widgets on the Android which the Ipad doesn't seem to have.

    Overall happier than I thought I'd be with the Ipad.



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    Re: The new iPad

    Quote Originally Posted by WhatMeWorry View Post
    Its new screen resolution is so good it melts faces. For that alone I think it's defiantly worth the extra 100 bucks.
    iPad 2 and it burns my eyes if the next generation helps, I'll all for it.


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    Re: The new iPad

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    iPad 2 and it burns my eyes if the next generation helps, I'll all for it.
    Have you adjusted the brightness in the settings?


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    Re: The new iPad

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Have you adjusted the brightness in the settings?
    Or turned on the auto brightness setting (I'm assuming iOS has this...)?



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