How does iPad stack up to competition?

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Juraviel, Mar 11, 2010.

  1. Finnedog

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    old memories

    Kilted Tim,

    Well that being 30 years ago my amount may be off a thousand one way or another, but I know it was a huge amount of money and a huge device.

    Can you imagine a terabyte of memory in the 2040 iPad, only in the DELUXE model though.
     
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    Well you knew there was a usb adapter, you just wanted to argue didnt you? ;)

    If it can grab picks off a camera that means it will except any mass storage device. And that means it will be able to handle data thru a usb cable input...and seeing as how Apple just opened dev for the usb port for iphone accessories you will more than likely be able to add anything to it soon....how about a webcam that you just have to hold it upside down to use (remember it doesn't care about orientation.)
     
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    Yep. It's pretty amazing, isn't it. Thinking back to the days of 8 MHz processors, trying to figure out how to break the 640K RAM ceiling, and even earlier... I remember buying a 'disk notcher' so I could punch another notch in the floppy disk sleeve and turn it over to use the other side! Scary, ain't it? And here we are asking questions like "will 16 GB be enough storage for my stuff?"
     
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    I remember when my friend with rich parents got a Vaio with a 1GB hard drive.....I was like...how are you EVER going to use a GB??? That is insane, it's like a billion floppys!!

    My Mac Pro at home has 3TB of space....lol
     
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    Actually there are a few companies trying to make it possible by 2012.
     
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    +1. I think you hit the nail on the head ;)
     
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    It Would Be Interesting If Everyone that

    ...participated back in March on this thread would come back and comment on their use of the iPad. And what do they think of the iPad now.
     
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    I bought my iPad for what I knew it could do, not for what I thought it could do or what features or capabilities I thought it should have. Therefore, I am just as happy with it now as I was the day FedEx rang my doorbell back in June.
     
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    Well I use my iPad as my home computer over 90% of the time. It does what I thought it would but am looking forward to the software update and the next generation of iPad.

    One gripe is the syncing part, it would be nice to be able to drop a folder of files into my iPad from a sd card. Don't want to do programs just an easy way to access files.

    Even though I chuckle a little when I hear new people on the list complain about the lack of Flash, there are a few sites that I really would like to be able to use Flash.
     

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