Just got my First Ipad and Need Some help Re Connectivity

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    My first post so be gentle. I have just got my first Ipad, a 4g Gen 3. I have a couple of questions I can't find the answer to. How can I connect an SD card to it and how do I read word and excel documents.
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    I don't think you can connect an SD card.

    Docs will open in ibooks I think.
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    The only way to connect an SD card to the iPad is with the camera connection kit. It can, however, only be used to import photos and videos from a camera's SD card.
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    There are other ways including the Apotep Wi-Reader, using the Wi-Reader opens up whole new opportunities as it can be used for other file types.

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    How does the wi-reader work?

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    This is one of those personal cloud storage and streaming devices, isn't it? Are they very expensive?
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    Yes, it is that kind of thing. They have a range of about three or four different models ranging from the one I posted which also doubles as a travel router to higher end models which are capable of recharging your iPad on the go. Mine cost me £25 (about $41 Canadian) on special offer, but the normal price was £75 although I'm sure that is being discounted.

    I think that even at £75 it is a bargain for what it is.

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