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So WHY should I get the iPad?

03-21-2010, 11:28 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 93
So WHY should I get the iPad?

Seriously, not a rant, not a gripe, I would just like to get some reasons/suggestions on why a person should get the iPad?

Like let's say I'm an avid owner of an already satisfying 8~32 gb ipod touch or iphone and I enjoy it. What is it about the iPad that makes it any more worthier?
03-21-2010, 11:33 PM
Joined: Jul 2009
Location: Where the Grass is Green and the Girls are Pretty
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More screen real estate, faster processor, and ebooks are the only real reasons IMO. Not worth the asking price until some new features are added

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03-21-2010, 11:37 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
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Originally Posted by Will090 View Post
Not worth the asking price until some new features are added

yeah, But i might get one for my gf since she needs to surf, youtube and facebook

for myself I will wait one more year for the next version.
03-21-2010, 11:40 PM
Joined: Apr 2008
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If gaming is your primary interest, then I don't think there's a strong need to get an iPad yet.

The main reason to get an iPad is it is a living room appliance device for casual browsing, media consumption. As a large size multi-touch device, it's more suited for different applications than your iPhone or iPod Touch. Similar to why graphic designers use a 20-30" monitor and not a 13" monitor, even though they are functionally the same. The promise of those apps haven't yet been realized but should be more apparent over time.

03-22-2010, 12:03 AM
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Needs or worthiness aside, don't forget about the money spending itch