Hello from Craig, a longtime PC owner and new iPad 2 user

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions - Site Assistance' started by CMacDonald, Nov 26, 2011.

  1. CMacDonald

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    iPF Novice

    Nov 26, 2011
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    Hello everyone.

    I'm a long time PC user (got my first PC in '86) and am trying out my first Apple product, an iPad 2. It took a little getting used to at first (only being able to view/work on one app at a time) but once I let go & just let the iPad do what it does best, I've been enjoying using it a lot more. Its focus on running one app at a time keeps it humming so well that I've been using my netbook less, though I still need a PC to view websites with Flash content from time to time.

    Over the decades, issues with PC hardware & software had become infuriating. So given Apple's strict control over hardware & app content, I was expecting (hoping really) that there would be little or no problems while using Apple's products. Thus I was a bit bummed when various apps (including iTunes) crashed or locked up the iPad - just happens more than I thought it would.

    All that said, the iPad is a LOT of fun to use & I'm learning more every day. Best regards everyone & hope I can help others (especially PC converts) in the future.

    PS: Gabriel1 & leelai - I've noticed that one of you posts forum rules, hints & tricks to new member's first thread which I've already read but feel free to post them here as well. ;)
    #1 CMacDonald, Nov 26, 2011
    Last edited: Nov 26, 2011
  2. leelai

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    Apr 24, 2011
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Nice introduction and here they are!

    The IPad Forum is a community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the Ipad. There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - Discussion Forum for IPad Users. It is a very simple app to navigate.
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    A very informative thread from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

    Sent from my iPad using iPF
  3. Gabriel1

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    Mar 11, 2011
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    Hi Craig.....welcome!

    See, I do actually read all of the intro posts!

    The Archangel

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