Get an I-Pod Touch and you can do the same things only in a much tinier environment. Typing is more of a challenge
I had to go to my pc and delete in my contacts.
Probably email to yourself the document like a photo
I had to change mine several times and had to do on my pc but finally succeeded
You can also send in Word or Pages quite easy
Are you using a strong wireless? 3G sometimes is not strong enough and will down load when I get to a good wireless.
I know that Skype can receive messages on pc and iPad without problems. I find I need to make modification to my account only on pc.
3G is fine for most apps under 2 GB Any bigger needs wireless
32 GB is probably enough. Pages is a good word processing pram for 9.99 you can email pages in Pages, Word or PDF. THere are good PDF readers...
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