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  1. FromFlorida

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    Hi everyone. My birthday is coming up and my husband agreed to buy me an iPad. I am the most technologically advanced of 98% of my friends which puts me at an above average beginner. I am totally self taught and have had a computer since about 1983. Keeping up with technology is mindboggling and I used to know a lot more than I do now. At any rate, even my friends who barely know how to turn on a computer have all gotten iPads and they are looking to me to figure out how to work them. I think it's time I got one too.
    I plan on using it as a bird watching tool, for photo's and surfing the internet and who knows what else. I currently use my laptop and a GPS for navigation on long trips, so I am hoping the the iPad may replace that setup.
    As my name suggests, I am from Florida and originally from New Jersey.
    Still trying to decide which model iPad to buy now or to wait until the new one comes out.
    Cheers,
    Beverly
     
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    Welcome to the iPadForum! This Forum offers so much information related to the iPad and its use. The IPF has many discussion topics related to:

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    The iPadForum also includes a Regional Ipad Group for international users across the world. This is a wonderful area to "find" members from your own country.
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    Hi and welcome to the Forum!

    Well it's been said that September is when we will see the new iPad which is not too far away now. Personally, I would wait......but then I do plan on getting it! ;)
    And it looks like you'll be wanting a Wifi plus Cellular if you want full GPS capability. You don't need an active sim for this as the GPS chip is built into the iPad itself.

    3 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    http://www.ipadforums.net/new-membe...1590-tips-tricks-those-us-who-don-t-know.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-os/49581-ios5-tips-tricks.html
    http://www.ipadforums.net/ipad-help...shortcuts-helpful-places-people-new-ipad.html

    Enjoy!
     
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    Welcome to iPF.


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    Congrats on the upcoming iPad and of course happy early birthday Beverly!

    Welcome to the forum!
     
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    Hello Bev and welcome to our forum!
     

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