Ipad or another tablet?

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  1. Hollyberry

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    Having nothing but problems with my Toshiba laptop.

    I just want emails, website reading and Skype. Have no patience with slow loading of pages though. :Angry: Store photos but don't need to do a lot of documents these days.
    This is on [ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/NATPC-ULTIMATE-Capacitive-Android-tablet/dp/B007V5XL94/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&coliid=IJCUZZ9W12X0A&colid=MCOY05SEIH2K"]http://www.amazon.co.uk/NATPC-ULTIMATE-Capacitive-Android-tablet/dp/B007V5XL94/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_nS_nC?ie=UTF8&coliid=IJCUZZ9W12X0A&colid=MCOY05SEIH2K[/ame]

    Or would I be better splashing out on an ipad?

    Know nothing about computers so advice very welcome.
    Thanks.
     
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    iPad. No contest.
     
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    I know nothing of that particular unit but I use an Android tablet and love it (using it now sat in a field in Newbury). I have the Asus TF101 transformer with the optional keyboard docking station, I recently bought a second TF101 for my wife and she loves it too. Can't really comment on IPad as I've never used one.

    D.
     
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    We bought a Storage Options Scroll 7" tablet, similar to this one, from Maplins for Jill and it works fine.

    I've had an Apple iPod for some years. Works very well as an MP3 player but the software and being in bondage to Apple is a pain. It's put me off buying Apple products in future.
     
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    iPad ever time.
     
  7. Gooney

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    The new iPad is lighteningly fast and with the hi resolution screen looking at your photo's is an absolute dream.
     
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    As most tablet owners have iPads then you're likely to get a Pro-iPad response.....

    Having said that I have used several tablets and do find the iPad very very easy to use and logical although that is Apple logical.

    The test is if your parents and kids can use it, iPad passed both tests for us :thumb:

    If you want some great keyboards and cases for iPad then have a look at Zagg Folio, very nice indeed.
     
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    iPad brill especially if you got an iPhone as well chuck in their iCloud and everything works so smoothly, downloads pics automatically from your phone, l use mine for everything now.
     
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    ipad / macbookpro

    Have both the IPAD (first version).. fantastic.. so good I bought the IPHON4 and also the 15" MacBookPro laptop (quad speed).

    As I have only had the iPad for 18 months, and it works fine... I am not upgrading yet... but I suspect there will be a day and then yes I will. Had other makes in the pass.. but the IPAD first class.

    Bob
     
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    I never thought I would say this but i pad is the way to go. I never liked the thought of being tied in to apple only soft ware but i recently bought a second hand iPod for Lynn. Now we all use it, so much so that I am typing this on our second iPad. So easy to use and always on and incredable battery life.
    I am still very interested though in the windows 8 tablets when they arrive.
     
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    Thanks everyone. I was concerned about being tied to Apple.

    Will look at both again but as my grandson could use an ipad when he was 2 I reckon I should be able to. :Wink:

    I have no idea what an icloud is, I'm afraid and my daughter is too embarrassed to be seen with me using the mobile I have!!!

    but this Toshiba has to go!!!!

    Thanks again.
     
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    iPad for what you need it for:thumb:
     
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    The Ayes have it.......

    I tried an Android tablet, with 250GB hard drive storage. I never really liked it, I persevered with it as my wife had bought it for me. Funny enough she asked for an iPad from me for Xmas.

    After 20 minutes with her iPad, the Android had to go........

    My 3 year old also uses the iPad. He goes online to, YouTube and watches his favourite nursery rhymes, cartoons etc... It is so easy to use..

    Now we have two iPads, two iPhone 3, I also now have an iPhone 4 and have had an iPod touch for a few years. They all talk to each other via the "Cloud", so update seamlessly.

    So in our house no choice....

    iPad..... :thumb::thumb:
     
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    250GB hard drive on a android tab??which one?:Smile:
     
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    Got to be ipad for us- everything in the house is apple and everything just works together so easily its unreal.

    may I just add that Apple TV is great as well lol - love ours :Cool:
     
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    agree ADAC is the answer

    Our iPad talks to the IPHONE and they both talk to the MacBook Pro .. the cloud works well and they all sync well together.. plus buy an iTunes record and it is down loaded to all the devices as soon as you pay.

    Not got the Apple TV yet.. but I also recommend the Airport Extreme to wifi everything that little bit better.

    Bob
     
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    Hi Chris, this is the one....

    [ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/ARCHOS-70-250-Internet-Tablet/dp/B00422XOEG"]http://www.amazon.co.uk/ARCHOS-70-250-Internet-Tablet/dp/B00422XOEG[/ame]



    It's a bit old hat now as I had it more than a year ago..... It does have HDMI out, so useful for watching movies in the van......
     
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