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Discussion in 'Gadgets and Gizmos' started by Skywatcher, Mar 9, 2010.

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    Starting at $499

    pretty sure it was less than that at the keynote was it not or is my memory deceiving me???

    Still nothing on the UK site

    if they start at £500 I may have to think again - I thought it was going to be more around the £350 mark
     
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    It was always $499 it's just sounding more expensive the longer we wait :yes:

    UK pricing not due until April :(

    I still suspect with the awful exchange rate + VAT, we'll be looking at £399 minimum but we'll see
     
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    grrr...

    Ah well I'll have to amuse myself with other purchases ;)
     
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    I reckon it'll go for £382.98 (Completely random number btw)
     
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    i'm wondering how many new threads there'll be on the ipad by the time it actually becomes available!! :lol:
     
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    Better close that mouth or I'll stuff an apple in it ;)
     
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    Is it one of these ebook thingys?
     
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    It was a legitimate question. :(

    I have no idea what an ipad is.
     
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    Its like a great big iPhone Apple - iPad - The best way to experience the web, email, and photos but will do so much more

    great for emailing and surfingfrom the sofa, showing pictures around

    and yes reading ibooks will be one of the things it can do but you'll probably be able to wordprocess and all sorts of stuff

    its an ultra slim ultra portable sort of filofax for the poloneck generation :D
     
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    That's a glorified netbook! :sigh:
     
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    I'm leaving this thread. :D
     
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    Thank you

    glorified netbook


    HA!
     
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    I thought that was what the iphone was supposed to be!! Did they make it too small originally :wink2:
     

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