Is anyone here a first time Apple user?

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by rishi85, May 12, 2011.

  1. mobi1

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    Agree with every bit of it mate. :D

    iPad is my first Apple product too and it will be my last one! I am not that impressed with iPad as it is way too restrictive.
     
  2. Rich2putt

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    This is my first Apple product also. Had my iPad2 for a couple of weeks and haven't put it down. Not to impressed with iTunes.

    Reason why I purchased the iPad was because I didn't want to wait another year when Android would be more mature.

    We'll see in another year whether I continue with Apple or go to Android.

    My 2 cents.
     
  3. BigTex71

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    I will let jmorton's post answer this for me:

    I am in the exact same situation.

    I feel the same. I hate having to use iTunes to put any files on the iPad and the lack of external storage (ie. no SD card slot, can't use USB hard drives or thumb drives) really sucks. Other than those two things, I have been really happy with my iPad.
     
  4. l1tp1zt0lz

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    I have only ever owned an ipod touch. I am more fond of PC and the dexterity of it. I like do be able to modify my system as needed where as apple products simply out date themselves and then thats it. Time to spend another $1000 to keep up witht the times.... I think not. I will stick with PC untill the day that the apple falls from the tree(and far from it if I might add). Most PCs are able to be modfied and customized to the 9's. I would never buy a product only to find out a year later that i cant do a lot of things that my neighbour can. I can take a 10 year old pc and upgrade it to match the specs of a computer from 2010. I dont beleive that an ipod or ipad is worth anymore than a bag of apples(no pun intended) that is going to rot leading me to buy a new bag of apples. DONT BUY apple products!:)
     
  5. Mountainbikermark

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    I was beginning to think I was the only one who sees the emperor is wearing no clothes

    Support Our Troops!!
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  6. iCrank

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    I started using apple products back in 04
     
  7. Billee

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    iPad 1 was my first Apple product and I don't expect to buy any more. The Apple "closed system" concept is supposed to make it easier to setup and use their products. "Do it our way and your life will be easier" (kind of like Socialism). In spite of that promise I had to purchase three different routers before I solved my iPad WiFi problems and if I want to do direct printing, I have to buy a new printer. Just too many limitations.

    When the competitive pads get up to speed watch for me on Ebay.
     
  8. giradman

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    Well, I bought an Apple II+ in 1980 which we used for 6-7 yrs; switch to a PC w/ DOS and our first HD in the mid-80s (more a business/home compatibility issue). Up until last year, I've used just PCs w/ MS software.

    About to replace my main desktop computer and will stick w/ a PC w/ Windows 7 - wife & I are use to the MS Office suite and used all of its features - would be tough to switch at our ages; although I have an old IBM laptop w/ Ubuntu (Linux distro) which I've enjoyed using (has Open Office), and all is FREE!

    So, update - I needed a new Palm-type device and my son (an IT guy) had an iPod Touch 2G laying around and gave it to me - I was able to transfer all of my data, add TONS of music, and have enjoyed the device.

    Wife & I do a LOT of local 'short' travel vacations and I've usually taken a laptop w/ either MS or Ubuntu (love to use w/ these 'open' hotel Wi-Fi options) - so wanted a new option w/ small size and a device to handle our needs on the road, mainly just checking e-mail, browsing the web, and checking on local restaurants, etc. The iPad2 seemed like a good choice - will take on the road for the first time soon - will report back! :)
     

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