How Long Do I Have?

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  1. HenryWalsh

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    So...

    My iPad 1 has been a constant companion. Sadly, I am one of the rare "poor" Apple customers. I know Apple is the, as they say, "Money Company" though and already I am losing access to the apps that I use (RIP DailyMotion) and it is only a matter of time before I lose "Art Studio" and that makes me sad. My iPad was a prize that I won for winning a small essay writing contest a few years ago, just before the iPad 2 came out.

    I can't afford to upgrade to a new iPad though.

    Part of me is a little upset, but I also understand that Apple can't keep updating old products.

    Anyone know the ballpark though I have before my iPad becomes naught but a wifi web browser? Some told me that I might get some additional use out of it if I "Jailbreak" it but I am pretty sure that within the year I'll be forced to consider my pad a paperweight... Anyone got a rough estimate (based on precedent of course) before i probably have to be ready to shelve it?
     
  2. Poisonivy

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    I'm not sure but your post makes me wonder about my ipad2,i now wonder when i will need to update.
     
  3. y2kgtp

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    I would say the iPad 2 is still good for a bit, as has the same hardware as the mini, as well as the current iOS available.
     
  4. AdmiralAdama

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    If you're on a budget - treat it like a good car and drive it into the ground.

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    yes i thought a similar thing myself,my ipad2 does all i want from an ipad so while ever it works I'll just keep using it,I'm not on a budget but i can't see any point in changing it.
     
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    Go for the 128GB iPad Ivy..we know you want it!! ;)
     
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    When it's time to switch I know I'll want a gig pig. Hopefully the Mini will be available in a 128 format by then.

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    then i would be driving myself mad trying to fill it lol.
     
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    Now twice I have heard that word..Pig!

    Yes...the new mini should have the 128 GB!

    No problem with all that music you listen to!
     
  10. HenryWalsh

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    Fine info for the iPad 2 ears but... Still trying to figure out why to do about my 1...
     

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