Selling laptop + iPod for iPad?

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  1. Inception

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    Ok, so I have come to the light that modern flash games are mediocre. What if I sold my laptop + ipod touch + (possibly xbox) for an iPad? I would be using less energy, using less space, not spending as much money, and helping the environment.

    Your input will greatly sway my descision, so be careful what you say.

    (Oh yeah, and its a big bulky dell vostro thats only worth $300)
     
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    If all you are doing is limited games, a bit of web browsing, email and the like then the iPad will fulfil those functions BUT until iOS5 is released you ware still captive to iTunes so if you sell your PC where will iTunes live?
     
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    But theres and iTunes app where i can download apps and songs

    Oh and there are three other computers in the house
     
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    I think you have a great plan. Make sure you keep us informed about your progress and how well your iPad replaces your laptop. I agree that flash games are mediocre, and they will be coming to the iPad - do you really think zynga will let all that potential income go for long?

    Good luck!
     
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    jsh1120 iPad Addict

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    And you can replace your family sedan with a scooter if your only requirement is an occasional trip to the market. The point is that an iPad is a great device with many advantages over a laptop if you use it for the purposes for which it was intended. Trying to stretch its capabilities to match those of a full-fledged computer, though, works only if you're not fully utilizing the capabilities of the latter.
     
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    It all depends on what you do besides gaming and if the iPad can do that as well.

    Don't expect games on the iPad to come close to games on the Xbox, but you don't seem tied to the top tier games.

    One nice advantage of iPad gaming is that games cost a lot less so you can buy a lot more of them ;)
     
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    I sold my Asus laptop for an ipad2. Best decision I ever made.
     
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    I purchased my iPad and since then I had never ever touch my Dell Hackintosh, I been thinking on selling it just because is a waste sitting there. You will not regret and specially if you have more computers at home.

    iFrog - Sent from my iPad2 using iPF
     

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