thanks for your insight, their are pro level users and consumers of various levels
you are right as display increase movies are more abundant, the needs are increasing
so now i'm thinking 32 or 64 and as you say the apps will only get more sophisticated
i can see getting a standalone hd for other things but can you connect to an ipad--not as this point
so this push to make ipad "your only or first computer really does have limitations
see my wife wants an ipad,...