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What are using your iPad for that you didn't expect?

What are you using your iPad for that you DID NOT expect to use it for?

  • Streaming/Watching Video

    Votes: 21 35.6%
  • Listening to Music

    Votes: 9 15.3%
  • Reading eBooks

    Votes: 21 35.6%
  • Browsing the Web

    Votes: 10 16.9%
  • Social Networking (Twitter/Facebook/etc.)

    Votes: 12 20.3%
  • Something completely different (Post below)

    Votes: 13 22.0%

  • Total voters
    59
  • Poll closed .

stitcherIam

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Checking traffic density on the freeway before heading home (using beat the traffic). The freeway traffic camaras don't show the true picture and the radio traffic reporters don't cover the way I go home... LOVE IT for that!!! I can quickly tell whether to jump on the freeway or take some other alternate route
 

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I'm using it in place of making Xerox copies when I do my research for graduate studies in History. I just take a picture of the page I'm using. so much nicer and cheaper too!

This will be much better on the 3 - as you'll be able to read text much easier when taken with the 5MP camera on the high res screen. I did not think of the iPad as a digital copy machine, but that is really a good use for it.
 

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bwwhite said:
Two uses I did not anticipate:

1) A remote control and Guide browser for DirecTV
2) Hook up bass pedal, headphones, and bass and use Amazing Slow Downer to learn songs on my bass. All without disturbing anyone else. I even rip bass lesson DVDs to my computer and load them on the iPad to listen, watch, and play along.

Bruce

Can you use this for Dish Network as well? If so point me to the App please.

I use mine to help me keep up with my weaving projects. It helps me keep my place while threading my loom and weaving a tricky pattern.
 

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I didn't think I would use the iPad for reading much. Sometimes I would even be on my laptop and use Instapaper to save the article to read on my iPad. I even got into e-books.
 

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Reading. I read more now. Use it to store movies to watch when on vacation
 

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I use mine to write music on. Also relearning chess on it which is great online. Generally learning new things
 

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Watching movies, surfing the web, i use the spread sheet to keep check of everything i do at work, making home vids
 
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I use for every thing. There is only one thing and one thing only that I wish I had on my iPad and that is Flash player support.
 

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AHFIPADII said:
I use for every thing. There is only one thing and one thing only that I wish I had on my iPad and that is Flash player support.

Yea wish the same!!
 

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