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    I am considering buying an iPad but I am struggling to see what I would actually use it for? So, what do you do everyday on your iPad?


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    Not got an ipad but I have a tablet. Had it for 8 months, still can't see the point of it. I used it occasionally at uni to read things, but even then it's better reading it on paper, now all I use it for is draw something and the internet in bed.
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    "This was posted from The Student Room's iPhone/iPad App"

    there's one use
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    Reading RSS feeds, really light browsing on the net when I can't wait/be bothered to turn my laptop on.

    The above was of course before I lost my iPad and before I bought a smartphone.
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    You know Apple's playing their cards right when everyone wants to buy their iPads but barely anyone can find a good use for them...
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    (Original post by Cll_ws)
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    there's one use
    iPhone. I-PHONE! I use it as a phone more than apps etc.


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    (Original post by Mad Cat Lady)
    You know Apple's playing their cards right when everyone wants to buy their iPads but barely anyone can find a good use for them...
    True that :L


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    (Original post by hslakaal)
    Reading RSS feeds, really light browsing on the net when I can't wait/be bothered to turn my laptop on.

    The above was of course before I lost my iPad and before I bought a smartphone.
    I bet losing an iPad is so annoying. But hard too. They are huge!


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    General web browsing, notes in class, draw something, instant messaging.
    A whole week can go past without me using my computer.
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    (Original post by RibenaRockstar)
    General web browsing, notes in class, draw something, instant messaging.
    A whole week can go past without me using my computer.
    Would you say you could easily replace a laptop for an iPad?


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    Popular answer will be Temple Run..
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    (Original post by Mr Bee)
    Would you say you could easily replace a laptop for an iPad?


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    A laptop, yes. A computer, no. So if you would otherwise buy a laptop/netbook to use in addition to a desktop, fine, but every so often (revision time, Maths papers don't display well) I do need to use a PC. Before I got my iPad, I was considering getting a smaller more portable laptop for uni, but instead I'm keeping my big one on my desk and using my iPad as a laptop.
    Long battery life is a big plus over a laptop.
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    Sit in Starbucks with it pretending to read the Financial Times in my vintage shirt and espresso with a little quirky ingredient in it that nobody else usually adds.


    (Not really)
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    Bf doesn't own a laptop but he uses his iPad every day to fix up stock spreadsheets, email his boss, facebook, basic video editing, Instagram, playing games on the move and listening to music/video on the move.

    Obviously he could these things with a laptop but he doesn't have one- and mine is ****ed and I don't have the cash for a new one.
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    If I remember correctly, iPad only allows one internet tab at a time, is there any tablets which allow multiple or am I wrong about the iPod?

    What are those negs for?!
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    Honestly? ...porn.

    Easily cleaned screen, and can't get it in the keys because there aren't any!
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    (Original post by Mr Bee)
    Would you say you could easily replace a laptop for an iPad?


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    An iPad for me does not replace a laptop. There is multitasking but its not like on a real os, so you cannot play music on youtube and browse the web, some apps do work in background but some don't, the browser is not like a proper laptop one as well, as there is no flash player and you do miss the keyboard, however saying that its great for reading papers/magazines/book and general browsing (tsr) whilst watching tv, plus you can only download whats on the app store (unless you jailbreak) which can limit your downloading freedom.
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    (Original post by Dastrea)
    If I remember correctly, iPad only allows one internet tab at a time, is there any tablets which allow multiple or am I wrong about the iPod?
    iPad allows 9 at a time
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    I use mine to take lecture notes, watch movies, work on coursework away from my computer, play games, Facebook, a portable internet access and other such stuff It replaced my laptop and now I just have a desktop computer instead- which works way better
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    Why are you considering buying an ipad if you have no use for it? Sounds like you're buying something just becaue everyone else has one.

    Personally, I don't think they're worth the money. If I want to go on the internet, I have my laptop. If I need something easy to carry around and still want to go on the internet, I have my phone. If I want to read a book, I go to the library or use my kindle. If I want to make a phone call, I use my mobile. :dontknow:

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