Brand new iPad owner here

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    gatecitycanes iPF Novice

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    I got my tax money today and headed down to the Apple store to buy an iPad and I still haven't put it down. The battery life is amazing on this thing. It's also the best typing experience I've had with a touch screen.

    I'm no fan boy by any stretch. I've always used Windows machines and I have an Android phone (which I love). The only other Apple product I've ever had was the iPod Touch, which I liked just fine. I'm willing to give anything a whirl if it's good and even with the lofty expectations I had for the iPad I couldn't be happier.

    I look forward to learning from you guys.
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    Tim SPRACKLEN iPad Legend

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    Good to hear from you. The Government in the UK only ever takes money off me - no chance of me getting anything from them!! I think I need to emigrate.

    You were obviously up very late at night having fun with your iPad too...


    You’ll find a whole bunch of iPad enthusiasts in this Forum who are only too willing to help other iPad owners and to hear of their experiences. Don’t be afraid to post any questions you may have or use the ‘Search’ button near the top of the Forum web page. I usually find I discover one new interesting and useful piece of information about my iPad every day - and often not even what I was looking for!!

    Hope to hear from you soon with your thoughts about the iPad.

    Have fun and enjoy your iPad

    Tim
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    First of all, welcome to the forum!

    Tim, don't be in such a rush to pack your bags! On the surface it might seem like our government is giving away money, but here is what is actually happening... Taxes are automatically taken from your paycheck and that money goes to Washington. The problem is that the money is only an estimate of what you should end up owing at the end of the year. When you actually calculate your taxes, many people find that too much money has been taken from their paycheck and so what is happening is that the government is actually giving you back your money!

    Clear as mud, eh?
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    What a pity...OK, bags being unpacked.....the thought was nice while it lasted...

    Tim
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    tzimisce iPad Addict

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    I received the iPad as a gift, and went from total apathy to addiction as well. It's now replaced my laptop as the travelling device of choice because of its portability and versatility - so far, I've already flown enough miles with it to go around the Earth.
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    Welcome to the forums m8! Hope ya enjoy your stay
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    Tax $$ is a great thing. That's how I got mine. Too bad next year I'll be paying out the nose. But I'll have my iPad to comfort me then ;-)

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Any country around the globe where people are happy with taxes ?
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    Once you play with an iPad for a while you get to realise how revolutionary it is.
    Thats just the result of portability, instant on/off, instant connectivity and a great battery life.
    Simple really.

    Overheard my wife, who's a lifelong luddite and computer hater, talking to my daughter about the iPad2!

    (crossing fingers very, very tightly)
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    Welcome on board from Australia enjoy the forum......

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