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The Unveiling - my iPad

Discussion in 'Gadgets and Gizmos' started by catrancher, Apr 3, 2010.

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    That's what is such a great shame. Instead of people thinking OMG is it our turn! WOW look at what the last class did!!!! It'll be ARHG thank goodness they're out of our class this term.

    Some of the software on the mac for kid stuff and heck adult stuff too, animation, video etc, is simply world leading. I mean ok not right for kids, but Final Cut Pro is adored by movie making folks, the way the whole imovie/iphoto/idvd stuff works together is a dream.

    It sounds like instead of having someone there to really evangelise and show the best bits, the machines were just dumped there :thumbsdown:
     
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    The macs in our college are pretty poor too :thumbsdown: The man who set them up knows his stuff, but they are getting on now (We have some of the old swivel head ones and some white iMacs) and I think because of the heavy load on the network they are even slower. :unsure: It really is a shame though as I genuinley think that most students would prefer them if we had some well set-up good examples.

    :rotfl: It is a shame that they where not set up properly though :sigh: I genuinley think you'd quite like them if you used a well set-up one :yes: The PCs in college are set up terribly :sigh: and I know it's a real pain when you just want to get your work done!
     
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    Still no news re prices and the website keep saying.......' A Magical and revolutionary product at an unbelievable price....' my fear is that the price could be 'unbelievable' rather than 'believable'!

    :-(
     
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    I hope Apple puts as good of a price on it than they did in the usa. I just can't imagine that we will get as good of a deal :(
     
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    Can I buy one in Florida and it will work over here?
     
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    All indicators are yes :yes:

    You may need to have some form of converter for the PSU but no big deal if so
     
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    So if no one has one by August I could bring a stash back for you all. :D
     
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    So this ipad, it seems to be a larger version of the itouch??? Is it really all that??
     
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    It's that and more! :yes:

    On mine, I've also got the iWork suite of programs. That means that I can do word processing, spreadsheets, and Powerpoint like slide presentations. Even import and work on Microsoft office documents. And these apps are fabulous! :thumbsup:

    Additionally, when you consider things like iBooks (the Kindle like book reader) and the larger screen real estate it rapidly becomes a much better user experience than the iPhone/iTouch. It's been referred to as filling the gap between the iPhone/iTouch and a laptop. After using mine for a while, I can believe it! :geekon:

    Tom :)macwave:... still loving it!)
     
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    Nooooooooooooooooo! Nooooooooooooooo! :thumbsdown:

    Global ipad delayed until May :unsure:

    Nooooooooooo! Noooooooo!
     
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    Uhhh.... can I safely assume you're not happy? :unsure:

    Tom :)macwave:... sorry!)
     
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    GUTTED!
     
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    ARGHHHH!!!! BIIIIGGG huge :slap: coming your way Apple!!

    I wasn't going to buy one but it's annoyed me mightily. arghhh!

    Orange is going to provide Apple with the 3g for the iPad, apparently (apples and oranges.. the marketing writes itself!)
     
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    In a way thats handy since I just swapped over to orange for business.

    I wonder if I buy an ipad in the states with 3g, will I just be able to swap for an orange microsim when I get back. Cant see why not
     
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    i'm sulking.
     
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    Well guess where I'm going to be going the minute we get to Orlando!
     
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    Everything I've read suggests so :yes:
     
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    Don't hold back. Tell us how you "really" feel. :unsure:

    Tom :)macwave:... Psychology Today!)
     

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