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CBandits82
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Is an iPad worth it?

Thinking about pulling the trigger but can't decide. Is it as good as they say? Is it worth the money?


CP3forMVP
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Member since Nov 2010
554 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
I'm on mine right now.


CaliforniaTiger
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The Land of Fruits and Nuts
Member since Dec 2007
3656 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
love mine!
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NoHoTiger
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Member since Nov 2006
35705 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
Yes. On mine now. Much more convenient than my laptop and easier to carry than books.


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Ortho Reb
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New Orleans, LA
Member since Dec 2011
9464 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
As opposed to what, another tablet? I don't see the need for my laptop anymore.



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colorchangintiger
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Member since Nov 2005
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re: Is an iPad worth it?
very very very good. But the Nexus 7 is also a great piece of hardware. Depends on what you prioritize. do you mind using phone apps on a tablet? or do you want apps customized for the screen size you're using. If you're just going to surf the internet on it then that may not mater to you.


flyAU
Auburn Fan
ATL
Member since Dec 2010
12311 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
I havent used mine in a while. Hate typing on it and play games on different devices.


Modern
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Member since May 2011
10992 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
the only time when im not on my ipad, is when im typing a paper for class.....

which im doing now


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jmarto1
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Houma, LA
Member since Mar 2008
15613 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
Tablets are great. Pick one with the operating system you prefer and enjoy.


BTHog
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Member since Jul 2012
8335 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
My boys have ipads. Bought mh daughter and niece the nexus 7 for christmas. They are just as nice.


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la_birdman
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re: Is an iPad worth it?
Short answer, yes.


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ILikeLSUToo
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Central, LA
Member since Jan 2008
13627 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
If you're looking for a total laptop replacement, it won't meet your needs unless you never use productivity software. It's a great for web surfing, games, videos, etc. I use mine to remotely access my real computer a lot.


mograyback
Missouri Fan
Member since Jul 2011
7102 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
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Thinking about pulling the trigger but can't decide. Is it as good as they say? Is it worth the money?



Such an open ended question, with many open ended answers.

Not surprising coming from the intellects on these boards.

Do you have an iphone or a macbook already? Or do you have a widows laptop? The answers to these questions can influence the answer to your question.



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SpartyGator
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Texas
Member since Oct 2011
36892 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
I need to give it consideration, that or the nexus 7.


Sophandros
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Victoria Concordia Crescit
Member since Feb 2005
45172 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
Whenever someone is contemplating a tablet purchase, I ask them how they plan on using it. There is a tablet out there for just about every sort of user, so you can get something FOR YOU instead of worrying about name brands.

So what do you plan to do with your tablet? If you aren't going to do more than play games, surf the web, read books, and check email, I wouldn't recommend an iPad because you can get a number of tablets that do all of that for much cheaper.


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brgfather129
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Austin, TX
Member since Jul 2009
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re: Is an iPad worth it?
I love my iPad and would recommend it to anyone...however, don't confuse it with a laptop replacement. Even with a Bluetooth keyboard, it doesn't do enough.


Nortizzle
UAB Fan
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Member since Nov 2006
22996 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
I have mine with me at all times, school, work and home. It's well worth the money.


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polarbehr
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behind gump lines
Member since Sep 2011
6568 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
Yes but stay away from the garbage mini


tween the hedges
Georgia Fan
Member since Feb 2012
14378 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
Didn't really get to play with one until I went home for Thanksgiving and used my moms. It's really nice and I kinda want it now. Wish I had it right now to follow fantasy football because the app is so much better than the phone.


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Cajun Revolution
George Washington Fan
Member since Apr 2009
44671 posts

re: Is an iPad worth it?
Love mine. Just got iPad 2 64 GB with Verizon 3G for $540 through Amazon.

It's not worth more than that though. Find a gold deal.


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