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Old 11-10-2013, 09:08 PM   #21
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i know it. I only hope I can keep my kids away from it. I think the only way would be to keep it in my backpack at all times. I will update if I decide to make a change. I bought it at best butane I can exchange it with no restocking fee until January 15th. But I doubt I will change the iPad. I may opt to switch out the keyboard for a backlit one.
You have the Apple Bluetooth Keyboard? I never use it on my Computers,..but i'm using it right now on My iPad mini...Almost a year old,..and Now the Caps lock key is Malfunctioning...When it's lit I get all lower case,..when it's unlit I have all Caps! annoying,..it's only when it's online,..like an old Duplex BBS!!!
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LOVE IT!! Been an Apple person for nearly 30 Years...4 Macs, 2 iPhones(me & Wife) and 2 iPads,.hers full size & mine a Mini....which I got late last year at the Vegas Apple store in Cesars' Palace mall!
And I've been anti-Apple since 1977! Over the years I played with them, Apple II and Macs, but being a long time PC builder (at least 300 builds) saw no reason to move from the PC's industry standard hardware, open box platform to Apple's proprietary closed box world.

But a little over a year ago when my wife was curious about tablets I got her an iPad 2 because the Android platform seemed harder to use for someone like her. Overall it seems to be the right choice for her but I'm tempted to try another tablet that hasn't been lobotomized!

To be fair, the iPad has been handy and reliable.
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And I've been anti-Apple since 1977! Over the years I played with them, Apple II and Macs, but being a long time PC builder (at least 300 builds) saw no reason to move from the PC's industry standard hardware, open box platform to Apple's proprietary closed box world.

But a little over a year ago when my wife was curious about tablets I got her an iPad 2 because the Android platform seemed harder to use for someone like her. Overall it seems to be the right choice for her but I'm tempted to try another tablet that hasn't been lobotomized!

To be fair, the iPad has been handy and reliable.
My brother in law has been a PC coder since they came out. I can't tell you how many times he prophesied the demise of Apple. Every time I mentioned anything about Apple computers... "Oh, Apple will be out of business in the next year or two."

All he can produce now when I ask him about Apple is a sheepish grin and a nervous denial about his predictions. Kind of like Obama and health care.
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You have the Apple Bluetooth Keyboard? I never use it on my Computers,..but i'm using it right now on My iPad mini...Almost a year old,..and Now the Caps lock key is Malfunctioning...When it's lit I get all lower case,..when it's unlit I have all Caps! annoying,..it's only when it's online,..like an old Duplex BBS!!!
Right now I have a Logitech Bluetooth keyboard. It's the one built into the case. It works well.
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I bought my mother an Ipad last Christmas. She loves it.
I prefer the Android smart phones over Iphones. I have never owned a tablet.

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I bought my mother an Ipad last Christmas. She loves it.
I prefer the Android smart phones over Iphones. I have never owned a tablet.
Yeah, I think Apple needs to do a redesign of iOS to catch up with Android. Android does a much better job of delivering immediate information; which is something pretty important in a smartphone, but not quite as necessary in a tablet. And they need a bigger screen.
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I enjoy the handmedown iPad I use to browse the interwebs and the forum many times. The commonality with my iPhone is great; I don't do Facebook or camp out on my phone, but I like to have a game or two available for when I am waiting in line and such.

My sister and brotherinlaw both have covers with integrated Bluetooth keyboards that were inexpensive and have been very useful.

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Yeah, I think Apple needs to do a redesign of iOS to catch up with Android. Android does a much better job of delivering immediate information; which is something pretty important in a smartphone, but not quite as necessary in a tablet. And they need a bigger screen.
I agree that Apple needs bigger screens, the back side of the is picture, my mothers Note2 looks awful compared, my step dads Galaxy3 dies too.

As far as speed, sounds like an issue with service. My iPhone 5 on AT&T is instant, and the menus etc appear instantly
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I agree that Apple needs bigger screens, the back side of the is picture, my mothers Note2 looks awful compared, my step dads Galaxy3 dies too.

As far as speed, sounds like an issue with service. My iPhone 5 on AT&T is instant, and the menus etc appear instantly
Not really speed I was referring to. More about how you can customize information appearing on the phone. Maybe I need to know more about iOS, but Android has always appeared to do a much better job of providing the pertinent information I want immediately with a glance at my screen, rather than opening individual apps.
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And I've been anti-Apple since 1977! Over the years I played with them, Apple II and Macs, but being a long time PC builder (at least 300 builds) saw no reason to move from the PC's industry standard hardware, open box platform to Apple's proprietary closed box world. But a little over a year ago when my wife was curious about tablets I got her an iPad 2 because the Android platform seemed harder to use for someone like her. Overall it seems to be the right choice for her but I'm tempted to try another tablet that hasn't been lobotomized! To be fair, the iPad has been handy and reliable.
At Least your Honest. In My world(Of digital) I could not be WITHOUT Apple,..but i fault them where they deserve to be, as well as Praise them for what they Do,..
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