Tried Motorola Xoom and Hated it.

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  1. freddmc

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    Jan 16, 2012
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    I bought a Motorola Xoom and hated Android it so returned it and plan to buy an Ipad 2(as my son suggested in the first place).
    Anyway I'm also in the market for a new phone so I also am thinking of getting an iphone 4s.

    I will get the ipad 2 with wi-fi only as I understand that I can use the wi-fi from the iphone when wi-fi for the ipad is not available.

    I also have a pc at home so my question is-- as there is no direct USB connection between the ipad and the pc can I transfer files/pictures via w-fi with the pc? Is this a practical solution. I don't want to buy an apple computer at this point.
    Thanks for any advice you may have.


  2. leelai

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    Apr 24, 2011
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    Hi Fred and welcome to the Forum!

    The iPad does connect to the iPad via the USB charging cable and you sync the iPad with a PC to transfer all Files/pictures/music across over wifi. You will need an app for files though. What type of files do you want on the iPad? You don't have to have a Mac as such. Hope that helps you.

    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 you have. If then you cannot find the answer you are seeking then by all means post your question. There are many friendly and informed members here only too willing to help you.

    We also have our own App - It is a very simple app to navigate.
    Reading the IPad manual is a great place to start so please download a copy of these.
    2 very informative threads from which you will learn many tips and shortcuts for the IPad.
    We have rules like any Community so please read these also

    Once again we welcome you here and are so pleased you have joined us!

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