My Ipad 1 has been getting slower and slower and crashing more and more. It has a 64GB capacity with about 35GB free and up until about 6 months ago I was very happy with it. I live in Cambodia and the one Apple dealer here that seems to know his stuff explained some off the reasons for its decreased performance, he says that's just the way it is. I would like to get some more feedback on doing what I can to optimize its performance and wonder about the wisdom of investing in an Ipad 3. Will it also be effectively obsolete in two years from now as well?