Why Would People Get 3G When You...

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by Ultrimate, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. Ultrimate

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    Can get the wifi and just use Skype, their rates are super cheap!
     
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    I use skype but you need 3G on the road to be able to use it. If you are going to use your iPad at home then the 3G is unnecessary, but if you are using it on the go 3G is a must.
     
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    and use one of the free text programs (i use TextPlus) for your texting.
     
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    3G on the iPad is not for making calls, it's to give the iPad a connection via the 3G cell network. You can't get wifi everywhere, so the 3G on the iPad is to give you an internet connection when no wifi is available.
     
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    Lol, I totally 4 got that u need to be connected in order to use Skype..
     
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    Btw, if you try using Skype on 3G, they want to charge you for using it after a free period of 30 days.
     
  7. shAdOwXPR

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    a jailbreak program called "3G Unrestriactor" makes the OS believe you are in wifi when you really are in 3G.
     
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    I think that at the end of the summer Skype is going to start charging for using it over 3G.
     
  10. MikesTooLz

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    this whole topic makes no sense. why get 3G when you can use skype? The two have nothing to do with each other.


    The reason for getting 3g is so that I can get internet service when I'm out and about, while you will have to go in search of an open wifi hotspot with the wifi only iPad.

    Also the main reason I personally got the 3G version is for the GPS. The accuracy of the GPS is well worth the $100+ for getting a 3G version. It gets within 3 feet of accuracy compared to my $500 Garmin handheld GPS.
     

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