I can see my iPad addiction getting expensive!

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Holly, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. Holly

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    Bought my first Kindle book today. I've downloaded free ones to try but soon became a little frustrated with the selection. Downloaded a few apps but have decided not to "repeat" what is on my fully loaded iTouch except for Scrabble and Shanghai Mahjong which really needed the larger platform. There is a free Mahjong (iMahjong) which isn't bad for the iPad but the difference in quality with the paid one was worth it. Just wish we could get a better selection of books in Canada for iBooks. Hopefully the situation will be resolved soon.

    I have to keep remembering I'm on a retirement pension!
     
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    Hello holly I know just what you mean, I'm always looking In the iBook store and app store I have to just resist and hit the home button haha.
     
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    An iPad can be hard on the wallet, but I just love buying music and apps - time to increase my credit limit. :)
     
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    Me too! I am so bad that I've started cutting back on groceries during my weekly shopping so that I can make sure to afford to throw an iTunes card into the cart! LOL
     
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    I bought 170 Amazon Kindle titles since that reader was introduced. Now I can get them all on my ipad, and thankfully not all at once!
     
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    You should try MoonLight Mahjong in virtual 3D on the iPad :D
     
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    I dont like to buy music through iTunes or any online store really. I prefer the old fashioned CD that I rip myself and keep the original for archive and the artwork. I get a lot of my music used on Amazon - very cheap and you get physical media.

    Ebooks and apps on the other hand, will be a lot more of a temptation.
     
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    There is talk again for the Canadian government to pass a modification to our Copyright Act. This law should be modified today. Apple might want to wait for this law to pass before allowing a full iBooks relase.
     
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    I look at every single app that is released every single day, so I completely understand. Hell I wasted 30 bucks on the iWorks apps only to find out that Documents to Go is better. :(
     
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    I completely understand Holly :D

    After 2 months I am good on accessory's... really don't need or even want anything else...

    But those dang apps are like impulse buys at the check out line... You think, heck $.99, not even a full buck... that's nothing... but 4 of those, a $1.99 or 2....or 3 .... well you know...

    I have officially put the hammer down on myself... no more apps for a month... and after that a $10 a month app limit.....

    Lord give me strength :D
     
  11. Matth3w

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    Good luck, I think I have spent like 300 bucks on apps so far. Not to mention an 80 dollar BT keyboard, two cases (for different uses), a new bag and I'm sure I'm missing stuff.
     
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    :eek: !!! but, hey.... there are worse addictions :D
     
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    Very true. But they add up pretty quick.
     
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    I buy a lot of CDs, but there are many more times where there is only one song I want or like, and the CD would basically be a waste of money. For that I use iTunes, so between music, books, and mostly apps, I spend. A lot!

    I made the mistake of adding up my app store purchases from day one of the app store up til the day I got my iPad, and I was shocked to see it was $900.
     
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    :eek::eek::eek:
    Seek help while you still can :D
     

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