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Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 19:19:10 Reply

I'm thinking about picking one up but I really can't decide if I should or not.

Lack of flash is pretty suck, but I honestly don't use flash much and could live without it. My current PC is such a bag of ass and I desperately need a replacement.
I generally don't need a desktop since I'm using my PC for gaming less and less, and it just seems more convenient than a laptop.

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 19:19:51 Reply

lmao it's not going to replace a computer

tablets are just expensive toys at this point.

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 19:19:59 Reply

If you don't have a regular Ipad, then yes.

If you do have a regular ipad, then no.


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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 19:21:19 Reply

I'd rather save some money and buy a better computer or make the current one better.

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At 3/25/11 07:19 PM, GiantDouche wrote: lmao it's not going to replace a computer

tablets are just expensive toys at this point.

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 19:24:51 Reply

At 3/25/11 07:19 PM, zalecot wrote: If you don't have a regular Ipad, then yes.

If you do have a regular ipad, then no.

No I don't have an Ipad. Or an Iphone. Or any phone, for that matter.

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 19:26:52 Reply

At 3/25/11 07:19 PM, GiantDouche wrote: lmao it's not going to replace a computer

tablets are just expensive toys at this point.

For people who use computers a lot or need heavy duty programs, yeah they don't make sense as a replacement at the present time. But for people who just want to browse the internet (which is increasingly moving, because of iOS, away from flash and towards HTML5 standards), the iPad could conceivably work as a replacement device.


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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 19:26:59 Reply

I saw a que of them outside the high street Apple reseller. They all looked mod and trendy, clutching their Iphones in one hand, macbooks in pretty designer hand bags, and ipod attached to their belts. All looking so very narccistic. Apple have their own built in user base, filled with vain metrosexuals hiding bile beneath their black soulless eyes. So Yeah that's what I think of apple and their 400 quid placemat. If you really want one, and have that Kind of spare cash, get one. Your money, your vanity.


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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 19:31:09 Reply

At 3/25/11 07:26 PM, Tonsil-Hockey wrote: I saw a que of them outside the high street Apple reseller. They all looked mod and trendy, clutching their Iphones in one hand, macbooks in pretty designer hand bags, and ipod attached to their belts. All looking so very narccistic. Apple have their own built in user base, filled with vain metrosexuals hiding bile beneath their black soulless eyes. So Yeah that's what I think of apple and their 400 quid placemat. If you really want one, and have that Kind of spare cash, get one. Your money, your vanity.

I have to admit this is the main reason I have against getting it at the moment (looking like some apple hipster douchebag)

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 20:19:10 Reply

And Ipad 1 sucked so bad already.

There is only one reason to buy such sing: Fruit ninja.

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 20:19:57 Reply

Actually, buy it and Jobs shall laugh. All the way to the bank.

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 20:26:08 Reply

I wouldn't get it. Not worth the money.

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 20:43:51 Reply

There will probably be a better iPad by the end of this year. The iPad 2 has been rumored to be a rush job to get something on the market to take sales away from the other tablets.

The next iPad should have a higher resolution display, better cameras, etc.

Not sure if it will cost more or not.


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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 20:46:40 Reply

I think these new "pads" look ridiculous. Just get a small laptop and use that.

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 22:39:31 Reply

In my opinion, buying a small 16GB is worth buying than the Ipad. Sure it's smaller, but the Ipad doesn't have as much applications compared to the Ipod touch.

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 22:43:09 Reply

Apple sure does like making high tech menstrual pads.


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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 22:47:41 Reply

At 3/25/11 10:43 PM, Neoncouch wrote: Apple sure does like making high tech menstrual pads.

I'll just leave this here...

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 22:50:51 Reply

At 3/25/11 10:47 PM, UnknownFear wrote:
At 3/25/11 10:43 PM, Neoncouch wrote: Apple sure does like making high tech menstrual pads.
I'll just leave this here...

What the fuck. I never watched that in my whole entire lifes.


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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-25 22:53:12 Reply

The iPad is not a true replacement for a real computer. It lacks USB ports, it only has WiFi (in some cases 3G), so it probably is not on par with a real computer or laptop. I see the iPad more as an accesory than as a PC. At least for now. Things will probably change in the future but not just yet.

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-26 07:09:56 Reply

THanks for the help guys. I've decided against getting one, for now anyway.

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-26 07:11:57 Reply

At 3/25/11 08:43 PM, WadeFulp wrote: There will probably be a better iPad by the end of this year. The iPad 2 has been rumored to be a rush job to get something on the market to take sales away from the other tablets.

The iPad 2 has graphics benchmarks of 3 TIMES THE SCORE of the old one! No way it's a rush job.

It's still one of the cheaper tablets out there, I say go for it.

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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-26 08:18:46 Reply

No, I wouldn't really say that the Ipad 2 is worth your time -- tablet PCs (and an ipad at that) are just expensive toys at the moment, and they never really serve much purpose than opening documents, and doing 1/10th of what real PCs and laptops can do.

They're more like "scaled down" versions of their elder brothers, the desktop/laptop PC, and I have never seen a tablet PC that has more than 1GHz and 1GB RAM.

As for portability, okay, but I guess buying an Android-based tablet for less would be much better, and as a pro, you would also get flash support!


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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-26 11:13:27 Reply

i dont think so


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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-26 11:31:50 Reply

BUY THE FUCKING 3DS. IT'S A FAR BETTER INVESTMENT, AND A THIRD OF THE PRICE.

No seriously, it's amazing.

In all seriousness, I don't think it's worth the money. You'd be much better off investing the cash in a powerful laptop. It would most likely be better all round, besides the lack of touch screen. But you can live with that right?


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Response to Ipad 2 - worth it? 2011-03-26 11:47:01 Reply

The iPad is awful. Overpriced, terrible specs, and touch screen typing is irritating.


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