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Originally Posted by Quadra 610 View Post

And a netbook.

No, it will not replace a netbook.
post #42 of 186
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Originally Posted by gotApple View Post

All the iPad can replace is an iPod Touch.

And at a higher price point! Yay, Apple. You have to hand it to them. They keep coming up with ever more ingenius ways for us to part with our cash... willingly!

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post #43 of 186
Is there a possibility in the iBook app to switch from the terrible page flick method to vertical scroll like standard PDFs?
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Is there a possibility in the iBook app to switch from the terrible page flick method to vertical scroll like standard PDFs?

No, but you don't have to flick it either, you can just touch anywhere on that edge to turn the page.

Why would you want to read a book like that anyway? That seems so unnatural to me.
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post #45 of 186
people complaining that ipad cannot replace iphone aren't as much dumb as they are being deceptive. if they're not fooling themselves, they are surely lying about their feelings. no intelligent computer user with extra cash to spend would ever believe something as large as a tablet that cannot make phone calls will replace their pocket-sized phone. as for your home or office, the overlap is greater and it might even be a toss up for me.
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AFAIK, "fanboyz" are exclusively an Apple phenomenon, or at least, such a phenomenon includes a vanishingly small number of Windows users.

It's neither an Apple or computer-related phenomenon. There are rabid fan clubs with fanboys and fangirls for pretty much anything under the sun.
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post #47 of 186
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Originally Posted by snowshovel View Post

Yes, this is my feeling also. Not having the iPad natively be a phone is what has put it in the "whatever, I'll wait for the next version and see what happens" category.

The nice thing about the iPhone is how well it took a bunch of little devices and squeezed them all into a little box. I don't want to carry around an additional devices. If I'm carrying around the iPad, which does everything that the phone does, but "magically" better, I might as well use it a blue tooth cell phone/speaker phone also, and just dump the phone.

Skype obviously comes close, but I need Skype on more than just a wifi hotspot; I need to be able to get calls through at any moment notice, like through a cell carrier.

I agree. The new iPhone will be more in line with what I need the device to do. The iPad seems to be a good media device, but falls short in a number of areas that are crucial to business use.
I'll be waiting for the new iPhone, thanks.
post #48 of 186
simple solution: allow tethering with an iphone.

reasons it won't happen:
carriers charge extra for tethering capability
the ipad has no exclusive contract with at&t, so any thoughts of at&t allowing it with no extra charge won't be happening.
post #49 of 186
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Originally Posted by Josh.B. View Post

It cannot replace a netbook.

oh, we'll get there.
post #50 of 186
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Originally Posted by solipsism View Post

It's neither an Apple or computer-related phenomenon. There are rabid fan clubs with fanboys and fangirls for pretty much anything under the sun.

Exactly, although I admit to using the term deliberately for the sake of humor

I see you you mention you are buying the iPad apps impulsively... so far I've been true to my Scottish ancestry on my mother's side and stuck with Free apps except for Pages. I wish Apple woud bring out an HD iDisk app and possibly a genuine Apple ARD client. Do you think the latter is likely?

BTW, Any of the for profit ones you particularly recommend so far?
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post #51 of 186
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Stop calling users dumb for feeling what they feel. You can disagree but you can't call them dumb--it's a fact that they are feeling the way they said. And it actually is a bit silly to have to carry both an iPad and an iPhone considering the huge amount of overlap between the devices.

Sure would look silly holding a ipad up to your ear

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post #52 of 186
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Originally Posted by Josh.B. View Post

AFAIK, "fanboyz" are exclusively an Apple phenomenon, or at least, such a phenomenon includes a vanishingly small number of Windows users.

Most folks use their computers as a tool, and not as an element of their identity.

Apple used to attract those who wanted to join a club which consisted of "the rest of us" who tried to "think different". But the company has now changed, starting with the iPod, into a mass market company for the lowest common denominator buyer who doesn't really give a damn abut computers. It is hard to be "one of the rest of us" when every fashion-conscious trendster wears white headphones as a fashion accessory.

Isn't marketing an awesome thing? I become sexier holding my new iPhone; isn't that right? I become sexier driving my Bentley GTS convertible, obviously. My new Nexus 1 makes my penis larger, or so I've been led to believe.
I find it humorous to see how Apple's hype machine has affected people. They're one of the best at it, and it shows in the iPad. I knew when Jobs called this thing 'Magical' that we were all in for a tsunami of BS coming our way.
post #53 of 186
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Originally Posted by Parkettpolitur View Post

Except I wasn't talking about "occasional or lite input", but "taking lecture notes", which requires fast and precise typing that is just impossible on an iPad (though I will be honest and admit that I haven't tried it yet). This is pretty much the one thing everyone I know uses their netbook for.
Personally, I take 4-5 pages of written notes per lecture, and I can assure you that even the crappiest hardware-keyboard would be better suited to this task than a slate of glass. Nevermind the fact that there are netbooks with very good keyboards out there.
I'm not even trashing the iPad here, just saying that there are many people, especially in academic settings, who simply use netbooks as ultraportable note-taking devices, and the iPad is not very well suited to this task.

You make a valid point but there are settings in which the iPad could be used for note taking because a bluetooth keyboard or the dock/keyboard combo that Apple is offering will get around having to imput on a virtual keyboard. Journalists, for example (I used to be one of those) sitting up in a press box could easily set up an iPad to do their work. Anywhere that allows for the iPad to be propped up in front of you would allow for such a use and I do imagine that for firing off an e-mail, the iPad would do the trick even working off the virtual keyboard.

Not everyone who owns a netbook is a student taking lecture notes.

Also, the flaw of the netbook is that many folks think of it as a notebook or desktop replacement. It aspires to be that but generally is a rather lousy notebook/desktop substitute. The iPad has no such delusions of grandeur. It is designed to do a specific set of tasks but does them exceptionally well. There are particular tasks that a netbook, even a lousy, cheap one can handle whereas the iPad simply can't. Clearly, in those instances, one would choose a netbook over the iPad. But then you have people who have purchased a netbook to perform tasks to which the iPad is perfectly suited. For those potential customers, the iPad does represent an appealing alternative.

In terms of Apple's bottom line the iPad is a great addition because it doesn't replace a pocketable device like the iPhone or the Touch. Also, it doesn't replace a full-function computer be it a desktop or laptop. In fact, you pretty much have to have such a device to combine with the iPad to have a viable set-up. Apple can sell folks an iPhone and an iPad and a Macbook Pro or iMac or (in my case) a Mini. It's going to amount to additional revenue and additional opportunities to sell content.
post #54 of 186
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simple solution: allow tethering with an iphone.

reasons it won't happen:
carriers charge extra for tethering capability
the ipad has no exclusive contract with at&t, so any thoughts of at&t allowing it with no extra charge won't be happening.

You could purchase a Palm Pre Plus from Verizon, then you and four others can use it as a mobile hotspot, for nothing.
post #55 of 186
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people complaining that ipad cannot replace iphone aren't as much dumb as they are being deceptive. if they're not fooling themselves, they are surely lying about their feelings. no intelligent computer user with extra cash to spend would ever believe something as large as a tablet that cannot make phone calls will replace their pocket-sized phone. as for your home or office, the overlap is greater and it might even be a toss up for me.

I agree completely that expecting the iPad to replace the iPhone is a silly idea.

HOWEVER, I could picture a scenario where I would no longer need an iPhone and would go to a simple (cheap) dumb-phone once I have my 3G iPad. My phone could then be used solely for making calls (and maybe texts) and wouldn't need internet, email. etc. I could buy a cheaper phone with longer battery life, etc.

Another possibility would be for the casual cell phone user to use a 3G iPad with Skype instead of an iPhone. It won't work for me because I need to be accessible all the time so my phone is always in my pocket, but for some people, iPad with Skype might meet their calling needs, making an iPhone unnecessary. Of course, I doubt if many people like that needed an iPhone in the first place.

So, it's possible that a small number of people might be able to use an iPad instead of an iPhone. But that's a long way from expecting the iPad to be a replacement for an iPhone.
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post #56 of 186
I call them dumb for being Twitter freaks. I mean, WTF? What's so good about a stripped down version of Facebook (wall only, 140 chars max). The iPhone screen should be more than enough for an SNS with the format of a beeper. Why do they want to tweet on the Pad?

Maybe i'ts just that I don't get the wole "following" thing. I prefer "gathering".

Well, that was my anti-twitter rant. Now flame me, join me or ignore me.
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post #57 of 186
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You make a valid point but there are settings in which the iPad could be used for note taking because a bluetooth keyboard or the dock/keyboard combo that Apple is offering will get around having to imput on a virtual keyboard. Journalists, for example (I used to be one of those) sitting up in a press box could easily set up an iPad to do their work. Anywhere that allows for the iPad to be propped up in front of you would allow for such a use and I do imagine that for firing off an e-mail, the iPad would do the trick even working off the virtual keyboard.

Not everyone who owns a netbook is a student taking lecture notes.

Also, the flaw of the netbook is that many folks think of it as a notebook or desktop replacement. It aspires to be that but generally is a rather lousy notebook/desktop substitute. The iPad has no such delusions of grandeur. It is designed to do a specific set of tasks but does them exceptionally well. There are particular tasks that a netbook, even a lousy, cheap one can handle whereas the iPad simply can't. Clearly, in those instances, one would choose a netbook over the iPad. But then you have people who have purchased a netbook to perform tasks to which the iPad is perfectly suited. For those potential customers, the iPad does represent an appealing alternative.

In terms of Apple's bottom line the iPad is a great addition because it doesn't replace a pocketable device like the iPhone or the Touch. Also, it doesn't replace a full-function computer be it a desktop or laptop. In fact, you pretty much have to have such a device to combine with the iPad to have a viable set-up. Apple can sell folks an iPhone and an iPad and a Macbook Pro or iMac or (in my case) a Mini. It's going to amount to additional revenue and additional opportunities to sell content.

Fair enough. I was just pointing out that netbooks have their uses, and just because his Steveness badmouths them and some people fallaciously consider them a desktop replacement doesn't mean they're pointless devices. The iPad will no doubt be a big success (if it isn't already), but netbooks will stick around and get better and that's great. I could even imagine getting an iPad AND a decent netbook - to me, they're simply different devices that could complement each other very well.
post #58 of 186
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Isn't marketing an awesome thing? I become sexier holding my new iPhone; isn't that right? I become sexier driving my Bentley GTS convertible, obviously. My new Nexus 1 makes my penis larger, or so I've been led to believe.
I find it humorous to see how Apple's hype machine has affected people. They're one of the best at it, and it shows in the iPad. I knew when Jobs called this thing 'Magical' that we were all in for a tsunami of BS coming our way.

Marketing is fascinating to be sure as is human psychology as it relates to it. I guess in the modern world where owning more cows or having a few extra neck rings doesn't cut it, marketing has found ways to touch the same primeval feelings of self worth.

I wonder which is more powerful; the desire to own an iPad created by marketing or the envy, anger and hate of some without an iPad that is generated?

Having said that I still am really enjoying my iPad and couldn't care less if anyone knows I have one or not.
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post #59 of 186
I think the "iPhone replacement" is being miss-interpreted. I originally had hoped I could buy a 3G iPad, dump my iPhone and get a cheap phone (losing the expensive iPhone dataplan). After much deliberation, I concluded I could not do that. My iPhone is just way too convenient and easy to carry (as opposed to the iPad). It has way too many functions for me to settle on a cheap phone. I still have a niche for the iPad (travel, e-textbooks etc...) but I have to have my iPhone so I bought the Wifi version of the iPad. I do not think people intended to replace their phone with the iPad, just dump the iPhone, get a cheaper plan and have the iPad as a supplement to their new cheap phone. I hope that makes sense.
post #60 of 186
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[An iPad] cannot replace a netbook.

Yet, as previously pointed out in this thread, for many people it will: people who bought netbooks, and even full laptop/notebook computers because there was no iPad. Doing serious work on a netbook sucks, and even working on a laptop is not great. But most people who lug netbooks, and even a good number who lug laptops, around, aren't doing serious work on them while they are mobile, or in their living rooms. (Or maybe anywhere.)

That's the beauty of the iPad: it fills a need (or call it a desire if you want) that nothing, including netbooks properly served before, and it does so perfectly matched to that need. Netbooks, except as cheap (in every sense of the word) computers, are finished. The days of being forced to use tools inappropriate to the task are over.
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You make a valid point but there are settings in which the iPad could be used for note taking because a bluetooth keyboard or the dock/keyboard combo that Apple is offering will get around having to imput on a virtual keyboard. Journalists, for example (I used to be one of those) sitting up in a press box could easily set up an iPad to do their work. Anywhere that allows for the iPad to be propped up in front of you would allow for such a use and I do imagine that for firing off an e-mail, the iPad would do the trick even working off the virtual keyboard.

Not everyone who owns a netbook is a student taking lecture notes.

Also, the flaw of the netbook is that many folks think of it as a notebook or desktop replacement. It aspires to be that but generally is a rather lousy notebook/desktop substitute. The iPad has no such delusions of grandeur. It is designed to do a specific set of tasks but does them exceptionally well. There are particular tasks that a netbook, even a lousy, cheap one can handle whereas the iPad simply can't. Clearly, in those instances, one would choose a netbook over the iPad. But then you have people who have purchased a netbook to perform tasks to which the iPad is perfectly suited. For those potential customers, the iPad does represent an appealing alternative.

In terms of Apple's bottom line the iPad is a great addition because it doesn't replace a pocketable device like the iPhone or the Touch. Also, it doesn't replace a full-function computer be it a desktop or laptop. In fact, you pretty much have to have such a device to combine with the iPad to have a viable set-up. Apple can sell folks an iPhone and an iPad and a Macbook Pro or iMac or (in my case) a Mini. It's going to amount to additional revenue and additional opportunities to sell content.

I know that Apple's bluetooth keyboard will pair with the iPad but, will it or other bluetooth keyboards pair with the iPhone? If I'm sitting in my car answering a bunch of emails, it sure would be nice to do it on a keyboard rather than pecking away on the phone.
post #62 of 186
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rooms. (Or maybe anywhere.)

That's the beauty of the iPad: it fills a need (or call it a desire if you want)

Apple is great at this. It's like chocolate, but also good for you.
post #63 of 186
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Modern netbooks have large keyboards. For example, the Dell Mini 10 has a keyboard which is 93% of the size of a "regular" keyboard, and others have keyboards which are even bigger.

Yes, crappy netbooks exist. But to ascribe "bad keyboard" to every product in the category based upon one's limited experience is to make a false generalization.

Never having even seen a netbook that I am aware of (I travel by air a lot but all I see are glowing white Apple logos these days it seems) what is different from one compared to a small MacBook? I must be missing something.
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post #64 of 186
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I agree. If I had a netbook, I would use it to take notes at university - there's no way I could use an iPad for that; I type much faster on a hardware QWERTY. The iPad is nice, but it won't serve as a netbook-replacement for anyone I know.

So you agreed to something, i.e., using a netbook to take notes at university and dissed the iPad for the same purpose. Yet you own, or tried neither.

Could you let us know how you know that.

Buy the way, for those that have an iPhone, iPod Touch and/or now the iPad, and you haven't yet gotten Dragon Dictation* (DD), do so. Talk about taking note at university or anywhere else for that matter, DD is unbelievable accurate. It needs some work but for short notes, I wouldn't live without it. BTW, it is free right now.

And equally great, Pastebot, at $2.99 is a must have, as well as, Pastebot Sync which is free.† Note that I am not sure how well Pastebot works on the iPad. I am waiting for the 3G model (actually 4 of them), but it has been a blessing on my iPhone.

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post #65 of 186
I hope by phone calls, they actually meant video conferencing because if you want to replace your iPhone with a 10" pad held up to your ear, then you're too stupid to own an iPad.

Give it to me.
post #66 of 186
I love my iPhone and when I got the iPad I wasn't trying to replace it. I wanted to have a device that had a bigger screen with the same great OS provided to us by apple like the iPhone. I couldn't be more please with the slim fit portable power machine. Yes there are features not available on the iPad that we could use but it's perfect the way it is and I'm sure we will see improvements in the time to come. For now I will use my iPad and keep my iPhone by my side because I have no intention of using my pad to make calls or to use when I'm running.
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post #67 of 186
Man, people just like to complain!

But surely the iPad can replace the iPhone once they get the 3G version. What they should be complaining about is the fact that they now have to pay large tailor bills for stitching on unsightly 12" pockets on all their jackets and pants.
post #68 of 186
A few pointers.

Flash not included on iPhone and iPad is simply that anyone could make their own Flash App Store and undermine Apple's marketing model.

The iPad could make calls like the iPhone but Apple and the carriers have negotiated that consumers will have to have 2 sims, that's two mobile operator accounts. One for your iPhone, one for your iPad. IMHO there is no need for this. Have the carriers said to Apple that the iPad will max out their systems?

Apple make great products - have a look at your wallet and figure out for yourselves how they achieve this.

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Exactly, although I admit to using the term deliberately for the sake of humor

I see you you mention you are buying the iPad apps impulsively... so far I've been true to my Scottish ancestry on my mother's side and stuck with Free apps except for Pages. I wish Apple woud bring out an HD iDisk app and possibly a genuine Apple ARD client. Do you think the latter is likely?

BTW, Any of the for profit ones you particularly recommend so far?

1) Scottish, eh? Me too. 3rd generation, from Edinburgh. PS: I don't know if you watch the new Dr. Who serials but the new one just started and the new companion is an attractive redhead from Scotland.

2) It's odd that Apple has updated their own 3rd-party apps. It makes me wonder if v4.0 will have these things included for the iPad. But still, that is likely at least a few months before going live so why not take a little time to at least give it the minimal Universal refresh. They also never had an iPhone optimized site for the very site for listing web apps. Sometimes they don't make much sense.

3a) So I can only recommend the $2 NG World Atlas app right now. That's it, really. I bought Star Walk for $5 but haven't tried it at night, but looks promising, I've bought several comics on the Marvel app (was never really into comics before now). Elements is great but I'm not if it's worth the $14. Scrabble is really cool and $10 is less than the physical board game probably costs but I have yet to play it, have just seen the video of it. I'm not a gamer but I played the Labyrinth 2 HD Lite and enjoyed it so much I then paid $7 for it, which i've played quite a bit.

3b) I still have no get IM client (using AIM) and no RSS reader (not a fan of NetNewsWire). There are a bunch of others but I can't recall them or haven't used them yet.
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Yes, in vanishingly small numbers, as I already said.

Out of interest I just googled 'fanboyz' and after several pages of various types I had yet to come across any reference to Apple.

correction ... I found a reference on third page.
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Can you imagine the anti-iPad mocking from the PC fanboyz showing someone holding an iPad to their ear

Apple investors would not exactly love it if it cannibalized iPhone sales either! Of course it can use Skype and similar systems so it isn't totally without communications ability.

p.s. After three days now using it around the clock I haven't missed Flash yet!

Feynman wrote (and I took it to heart) What do you care what other people think?

I can see using the ipad with either a wired headset (think Plantronics) or with a bluetooth headset...why the hell not? Along with skype as a voip client.
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Modern netbooks are very cool devices. Many are well-made and powerful. Do some research.
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Aside from using a screen resolution that they were not made to display, a good-quality modern netbook will do exactly what you describe. They are as good as desktop computers were a few years ago.

Do some research. Look at the Asus and Dell netbooks.

I like my wife's Lenovo S10. I've hooked it up to a monitor and keyboard and it's a nice little computer. For running powerpoint, surfing, etc it's just fine. Heck, I even did some light development on it with both VS and Eclipse.

Still though, 90% of the usage is for gmail and surfing. For that the iPad will be awesome. Assuming that keynote input works okay for her documents (mine has been spotty in the past) she can even do document/briefing reviews.

Apple REALLY needs a native Keynote player on Windows.
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Yes, in vanishingly small numbers, as I already said.

Care to explain that? Off the top of my head I can think of sci-fi/comic book conventions and sporting events that are rife with rabid fans and these do not appear to be dwindling. In the cellular space RiM, Nokia, Android all have a very lively fanbase. Then you have the video game console market. I don't think that other PC makers incompetence in comparison to Apple is a reason it should apply only to Apple.
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post #74 of 186
What exactly do they mean by "Staying With Kindle" is a feature that is making people unhappy about the iPad?
post #75 of 186
Twitter is a terrible way to capture accurate market data. Flash concerns in particular would be largely overblown. I'd wait for a more formal survey.
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1) Scottish, eh? Me too. 3rd generation, from Edinburgh. PS: I don't know if you watch the new Dr. Who serials but the new one just started and the new companion is an attractive redhead from Scotland.

2) It's odd that Apple has updated their own 3rd-party apps. It makes me wonder if v4.0 will have these things included for the iPad. But still, that is likely at least a few months before going live so why not take a little time to at least give it the minimal Universal refresh. They also never had an iPhone optimized site for the very site for listing web apps. Sometimes they don't make much sense.

3a) So I can only recommend the $2 NG World Atlas app right now. That's it, really. I bought Star Walk for $5 but haven't tried it at night, but looks promising, I've bought several comics on the Marvel app (was never really into comics before now). Elements is great but I'm not if it's worth the $14. Scrabble is really cool and $10 is less than the physical board game probably costs but I have yet to play it, have just seen the video of it. I'm not a gamer but I played the Labyrinth 2 HD Lite and enjoyed it so much I then paid $7 for it, which i've played quite a bit.

3b) I still have no get IM client (using AIM) and no RSS reader (not a fan of NetNewsWire). There are a bunch of others but I can't recall them or haven't used them yet.

Thanks for apps info, very useful. Scrabble will be great for trips and vacations ... no losing tiles ... yeah!

I was last from Edinburgh prior to my transfer to the USA in 1990. I had a business on the cobbled street just up from Hollyrood Castle. Great city indeed. I lived in Stirling and commuted through the lovely scenery everyday. Florida isn't quite the same, but the weather sure is better here!

I started watching Doctor Who the year it started and hid behind the couch in terror when the Daleks appeared! I will have to check out the new one. Is it available on line somewhere? (iPad compat of course
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Originally Posted by digitalclips View Post

Marketing is fascinating to be sure as is human psychology as it relates to it. I guess in the modern world where owning more cows or having a few extra neck rings doesn't cut it, marketing has found ways to touch the same primeval feelings of self worth.

I wonder which is more powerful; the desire to own an iPad created by marketing or the envy, anger and hate of some without an iPad that is generated?

Having said that I still am really enjoying my iPad and couldn't care less if anyone knows I have one or not.

I had my finger on my enter key a few weeks ago, ready to order my iPad and decided against it. It just doesn't do what I need it to do. Yet.
At this particular point in time I believe most people will be better served with a smartphone and a laptop.
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Originally Posted by s4mb4 View Post

was it ever marketed to be a replacement for the iPhone???
that is a really a dumb complaint.

No it was not.

And it's not a dumb complaint by itself. Nor is the Flash complaint. what is dumb is that these were numbers of folks that went and bought it anyway, not folks that refused to telling why why won't. Because both lack of 'features' were well known from the start so why buy something lacking something you think is important. that's the dumb

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Originally Posted by vmcc View Post

No, it will not replace a netbook.

That depends on what you are using a netbook for. For the majority of people an iPad could replace a netbook quite easily.
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Originally Posted by paxman View Post

Man, people just like to complain!

But surely the iPad can replace the iPhone once they get the 3G version. What they should be complaining about is the fact that they now have to pay large tailor bills for stitching on unsightly 12" pockets on all their jackets and pants.

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