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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #15 on: January 13, 2013, 05:11:16 pm »
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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #16 on: January 13, 2013, 10:44:26 pm »
Yet again I wonder why I purchased an ipad. They are completely inept at processing PQ's when trying to update my GC.com profile :-[

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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #17 on: January 13, 2013, 10:48:19 pm »
Ooooooohhh. A proper keyboard, a proper size screen, proper connectivity.

I wonder if Mrs TJ will swap ::)

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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #18 on: January 13, 2013, 11:15:18 pm »
ipad's are just toys :P - good looking toys  :D
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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #19 on: January 14, 2013, 07:02:52 pm »
Yet again I wonder why I purchased an ipad. They are completely inept at processing PQ's when trying to update my GC.com profile :-[

Now, to wrestle the laptop off Mrs TJ

Ooooooohhh. A proper keyboard, a proper size screen, proper connectivity.

I wonder if Mrs TJ will swap ::)

iPads, and all tablets, aren't intended to be computers - they're intended to be a convenient portable alternative with endless possibilities.

As time goes on,  things get done wirelessly more and more - who needs connection? How often do you actually connect stuff? Just like the DVD drive - how often do you actually use it? You don't really need it on an iPad.  ;) A proper sized screen? Do you need anything any bigger for a touchscreen? Proper keyboard? You can buy one to magnetically attach to the iPad  :D

Tablets, and iPad's can be anything you want them to be. Want to play some music? The iPad is an instrument. Want to edit some photos? The iPad is a tool. Want to take a photo? It's a camera. Want to read a book? It's a book. Want to draw or sketch? The iPad is a canvas.

I've had mine for just over a year now, and I can easily say that I have no regrets with spending some my savings on one  :D

ipad's are just toys :P - good looking toys  :D

I wouldn't call them toys. Maybe I should bring one to a meeting/event for you to see how useful and brilliant they actually are  :) They are also very durable - this one has survived several drops, including the floor tiles, and not a mark or bump on it  ;D

Posted from my iPad

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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #20 on: January 14, 2013, 08:00:27 pm »
ipad's are just toys :P - good looking toys  :D

The difference between men and boys...

Is the price of their toys!
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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #21 on: January 14, 2013, 08:08:05 pm »
I wouldn't use it as a camera, not pocket sized.

I wouldn't use it to play MP3's on the move, to bulky.

It's to small to watch a film.

I use photo editing software and a mouse is the best tool for this and having a large screen so you don't keep zooming in and out.

Having not used a device without a real keyboard, I don't know what it is like for creating/editing documents/spreadsheets/databases.

Also the files need to be able to be sent to & from other people using other systems, so need to be in a standard format.
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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #22 on: January 14, 2013, 08:45:18 pm »
I wouldn't use it as a camera, not pocket sized.

I wouldn't use it to play MP3's on the move, to bulky.

It's to small to watch a film.

I use photo editing software and a mouse is the best tool for this and having a large screen so you don't keep zooming in and out.

Having not used a device without a real keyboard, I don't know what it is like for creating/editing documents/spreadsheets/databases.

Also the files need to be able to be sent to & from other people using other systems, so need to be in a standard format.

Yeah, but apart from those small problems.

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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #23 on: January 15, 2013, 07:32:25 am »
(Couldn't get the 'quote' thingy to work this morning, probably me)

@Griff Groff.. I will have to poke xJammmzy to post on here and tell you about his Nexus. He seems to be on it all the time, though I am not overly sure doing what. Probably some thing to do with minecraft. I think it's a touch smaller than an iPad, but I don't have one in the house to compare any other features to.

@Bear and Ragged.. *amused* ;D I hadn't noticed that bit of humour on the fleabay page until you pointed it out :)

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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #24 on: January 15, 2013, 09:50:43 am »
(Couldn't get the 'quote' thingy to work this morning, probably me)

Are you using an ipad ::) :D ::) ;)



Yeah, but apart from those small problems.

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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #25 on: January 15, 2013, 03:59:39 pm »
Are you using an ipad ::) :D ::) ;)



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I'm am  :) And obviously it worked  :P :D ::)
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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #26 on: January 15, 2013, 09:48:56 pm »
I'm am  :) And obviously it worked  :P :D ::)

Sorry, couldn't resist  :D ;)
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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #27 on: January 15, 2013, 09:50:34 pm »
But what would you do if someone gave you an iPad as a gift?  :o

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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #28 on: January 15, 2013, 09:59:37 pm »
I would try it out and see if I can use it productively or find that it is a flashy toy?
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Re: Tablet computers
« Reply #29 on: January 15, 2013, 10:33:41 pm »
I think I know the answer already  ;D

So far the only benefits over a laptop appear to be that I can be from turned off to on the Internet in 5 seconds and that it fits in a large pocket.

 


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