Considering an ipad pro but i have a few questions.

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  1. derekeh

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    Im considering buying an ipad pro 9.7" but first i have a few questions. I hardly ever use my pc anymore so i think i can completely replace my laptop with an ipad. Especially now that works website is tablet friendly.

    Does an hdmi adapter work ok? I like watching netflix and being able to watch on the big screen is nice.

    Can i view files (mostly music or videos) from an sd card or usb drive with an adapter? If i can do this then the 32 gb model will be plenty for me as i do not download many apps nor will i need to store photos on the ipad.

    I like playing nes, snes and n64 games on my android tablet. All games that i own but dont want to take my old consoles on the road. Can i play these without jailbreak now?

    Im not sure if i need the cellular version or not. I may be changing my phone plan to unlimited thst doesnt allow a mobile hotspot. With contiunity, can i use my iphone's (that i plan on purchasing this fall) internet connection without a hotspot?

    Thanks :)

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  2. oberkc

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    The ipad pro is no different than any other ipad regarding ability to read files from an sd card or usb drive. I suspect you will be disappointed in the very limited ability an ipad has to read files from such devices.
     
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    Furthermore, the ipad can connect to a hot spot from a cell phone, but uf your plan does not allow for sharing of data, then the hotspot capability would likely be disabled.
     
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    In considering whether or not you need the cellular version, only the cellular version has built-in GPS, which can be used without a cellular data plan.
    If you need GPS capability, you'll have to get the cellular version.

    Continuity works when the involved devices are on the same WiFi network. It's not a way to share an internet connection but is instead a way for multiple devices to connect with each other to share data. For example; a Pages document started on one device can be completed in another device.
     
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