Reasons why 'not' to buy 3G..

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  1. Phantom

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    Have Had No Problem Here With My 3G 64 iPad. Actually The iPad 3G Receives A Better Signal Than My iPhone 3G.
     
  2. Matth3w

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    Unless you have a tethered phone, then you never have to worry...especially if it's a Verizon :p
     
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    I have a 3G 16 iPad and I'm really glad I opted to go with the 3G. I think that having good wireless data anywhere I go is one of the main reasons I like the device as well as I do. Where I live, the 3G coverage is great. Even at my farm out in the country I have really good reception and my speeds on the speed test are showing excellent results.

    I could see it being an option some people wouldn't need, but for me, its invaluable. I use mine for instant messaging a good bit as well as email, and its quite convenient to grab it and go without worrying about where there is and isn't WiFi. I can tether with my phone, but its so convenient having the service built in, especially since it doesn't require a contract anyway, if I decided to cancel I could do so.
     
  4. Wetstuff

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    T-P: I wish I could have simply copy/pasted your story. Good for you.

    ...you need to show up to win, but time/place are usually helpful. Cheers.
     
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  6. Matth3w

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    It's called root and hacking :)
     
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    The Pre on Verizon doesn't need hacking to tether.

    edit: of course if you meant for the Pre on Sprint then you will need to hack.
     
    #27 Jman09, May 31, 2010
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    I think of the 3G as a back up. I will always use wifi but when there isn't any I will probably get a decent enough signal.

    Plus. I wanted the gps option.
     
  9. DavidNM

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    In a year or so when the 2nd gen iPad is out most of us will want to upgrade. If we intend on selling our current iPad - having 3G will make our iPads much more attractive.
     

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