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Its possible... I'm not sure... but I MAY just do the unthinkable...

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  1. myz06vette
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    I think I might buy an iPad in the morning.

    Please forgive me, Android Gods.. my Droid will still be my number one companion.
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    go for it. but honestly, it seems to me like a huge waste of money. i have internet everywhere (droid) and i have an ipod touch. this thing will have hulu and netflix, but its a big ipod touch honestly.
    anyway have fun with it :) and btw, it will be much better if you jailbreak it (once someone (devteam?) figures out a way to jailbreak it)
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    You're iTarded ;)=
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    I know.. it does seem like a big iPod touch. And of course, I have internet on my Droid and my macbook.. and on my macbook tethered wifi thru my droid when I'm on the road... it just seems like a cool way to store, access and share media.. videos, pics, and music. I doubt I'd use it for internet a whole lot... come on, it claims to have the "ultimate browsing experience" but doesn't even support flash! So that browsing experience will be reduced to this: The Flash Blog The iPad provides the ultimate browsing experience?.

    But, I like the features it does offer. Who knows.. I may get it, use it for a week, then realize I hate it because I've got such high standards from Android. But, it will definitely be jailbroken and customized as much as possible once that is an option.
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    I can see your desire for a tablet, but why get the expensive dirty apple?

    There are lots of better tablets out their for cheaper that do not have as many limitations as apples.
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    I like apple products, I just like the droid better. That being said, I feel like the first generation ipad is def not worth what they're charging for it. However, I could see it being relatively cool come gen 2 or 3. The android tablets I've seen though look pretty sick
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    i understand if you have (what like $600, $700?) bucks lying around it would be cool, but i'd rather spend it on something more worth it.
    when i gets jailbroken it'll get tons better though
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    Whole lotta testosterone poisoning going on here.
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    Why not get the hp slate which has all the stuff the ipad.lacks? Looks to be coming out in june :)
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    I think the app store is the major draw for most people in respect to the ipad, since it doesn't do anything new that hasnt been around for a long time. My mom has had a tablet laptop for the past couple of years that would absolutely trounce the ipad in every way imaginable except thickness. But people love apps, and people love the apple app store. A lot of people will buy the ipad over alternative tablets strictly because of the apps they can get for it.
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    The apps are part of the appeal for me, sure. But not reason enough to buy it. I have a love affair going on with Android anyway. Which is why I called it the "unthinkable"... makes me feel like I'm cheating on Android.

    We don't have an Apple store where I live, so I'll be buying it from a Best Buy. And I've got the premium silver reward zone thing, which gives me a 45 day unconditional return policy and no restocking fee. So, I'll throw it on my Best Buy card, try it out, and if it sucks @$$, just return it..

    I wanna know more about that WePad that runs Android. There's basic specs, but not a lot of info actually out there yet, let alone a release date and price.
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    I did it. Just got it home... 32 gigs worth of space to fill up now!
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    Typing this on it right now. I paid 637 with tax. Didn't buy any accessories... Just trying to figure out if I like it before I go wild.... Although I don't see myself ever going that wild.
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    I can't come up with 3 reasons on why to buy one.....

    I'll keep my Archos 7 :D
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    Okay, I've gotta share.. this is probably the sweetest thing I've figured out so far --

    Using the wifi tethering app on my Droid, the iPad will tether to it so I essentially have an iPad 3G, without the extra price tag, without the extra monthly service charge and best of all, without AT*T!
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    Hey OP, just like anything else, you do what's good for you, no one else.

    If that's what you wanted, craved, etc. No big deal to me.

    Now of course, remember that your Droid can see everything you do, and may respond accordingly hehehe :)

    Seriously, look at how many pre-ordered the thing without even looking/playing with it beforehand? Amazing that people have that much $$$ to throw around. (I'd say the same with the N1, how can someone just go by what they read, etc. for that kind of purchase?)

    I play with my gear beforehand, did with the droid, not so much with my current laptop, because I knew the specs and the great price I was getting it for (plus, a PC is a PC, OS, etc. if you know the hardware, then you also have an idea of how it will run)

    I say Enjoy your new toy!
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    Just had to post this video now that its finished processing.. wifi tethering to the iPad... one of the many reasons I love my Droid!

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    Is there a way to make the icons smaller? Seems a waste with 4 across....