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    Jello,

    I just bought an iPad 2 64GB 3G/Wifi model. Just thought it was worth buying to the top end and make some use out of. This is the first Apple device I have actually purchased and owned, coming from a PC background it all seems quite alien to doing things the Apple way. The idea of not being able to tether via blue tooth to my Android phone was enough for me to consider taking the thing back, then I read a bit more and discovered it is due to Apples's tight fisted security settings that disabled the blue tooth profile upfront.

    Jailbreaking may be an eventual route I take as I have always like using unencumbered devices with the chance to weak them to how I want them. I'll be posting in the forums and reading up on what to do with the iPad 2.

    James.
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    Hello James - welcome to the forum! :)

    My first Apple device was the Apple II+ in 1980, but by the mid-80s I switched to PC (more a work related necessity) - last couple of years now have an older iPod (w/ my music) and since the spring of 2011, the iPad2 now upgraded to iOS5 - pretty much taking this device on the road w/ the Apple keyboard - only have the Wi-Fi option but fine for us - does take some adjustment; search the forum & post your concerns - there are plenty of 'work arounds' for the iPad, so need to give it some time!
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum,

    The IPad Forum is a Community of members from all walks of life and from all over the world coming together to share our experiences and to help each other learn about this wonderful piece of technology the IPad.
    There is a wealth of information already here in the many threads we have so doing some searches will answer most of the questions that you have. If then you can't find the answer you are seeking, then by all means post your question. You will find many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - Discussion Forum for IPad Users It is a very simple app to navigate.
    Reading the iPad Manuals is a great place to start, so please download a copy of these http://www.support.apple.com/manuals/ipad/
    A very informative thread from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the iPad
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-general-discussions/21590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-dont-know.html
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also
    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rul...um-rules-everybody-please-read.html#post14697
    Our Jailbreaking Forum
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-hacking/

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us. Enjoy!!
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    Hi & welcome!

    Sent from my iPad 2 using iPF
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    Hi there and welcome.

    There is lots of good advice and info on here plus plenty of members all too willing to help with any problems.

    Remember, search is your friend.......and please don't forget to read the rules http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rules-help-info/2119-forum-rules-everybody-please-read.html

    These are the hacking section rules for all you jail breakers (and would be jail breakers) http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-hacking/2892-hacking-section-rules-please-read.html

    We also have an app for this forum. The link to download the app is: Discussion Forum for iPad Users for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store

    If you have other Apple products or are interested in other Apple kit then why not join our sister forum too at http://www.appleforums.net/

    Finally, if you still haven't had enough, how about a video explaining about our other forums (note:you may want to play this at half speed but hey, why shouldn't Phil be excited about our forums!)

    The Archangel
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    Good to hear from you. You’ll find a whole bunch of iPad enthusiasts in this Forum who are only too willing to help other iPad owners and to hear of their experiences. Don’t be afraid to post any questions you may have or use the ‘Search’ button near the top of the Forum web page. I usually find I discover one new interesting and useful piece of information about my iPad every day - and often not even what I was looking for!!

    Hope to hear from you soon with your thoughts about the iPad.

    Have fun and enjoy your iPad


    If you don’t already have it you can download a copy of the iPad manual for free.

    Apple - Support - Manuals

    Please read the rules too!!

    http://www.ipadforums.net/forum-rules-help-info/2119-forum-rules-everybody-please-read.html

    Tim
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