View Poll Results: Will you be buying the new iPad?

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  • Yes, this is going to be my first iPad

    7 9.09%
  • Yes, I'm going to upgrade from an iPad 2

    3 3.90%
  • Yes, I'm going to upgrade from an iPad 1

    4 5.19%
  • No, are you kidding? Android is where it's at

    28 36.36%
  • No, I'm a PC and I'll wait for Windows 8

    7 9.09%
  • No, tablets should only be prescribed by doctors

    22 28.57%
  • No, I already own an iPad and feel no need to upgrade

    6 7.79%
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    Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    The third-generation iPad hits stores on March 16, but will you be in line?
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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    Nope. Doesn't do a thing for me.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    No No No and No

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    NO!!!!!!!

    Apple products are not allowed in my house its all Blackberry an Android for mobile devices

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    Tablets should only be prescribed by doctors. I think that sums it up quite well. I have never seen a use for a tablet for what I do. Smartphones seem to do everything I need atm .

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    Screen size aside, the iPad, and every tablet available at the moment, has feature parity with a smartphone. There's nothing that I do that would work better on a tablet than on the laptop and my smartphone I already own. Unless the university I attend & work for goes all digital next semester and insists everyone needs a tablet for textbooks, I really have no reason to consider an iPad.

    Also, anyone who thinks an Android or BlackBerry tablet is so much better, it's worth mentioning that neither mobile OS on a tablet (and, in the case of Android, on a smartphone either) is supported by my university because of their lack of consistent security implementation in regards to data or network connectivity. I'm not an Apple fanboy saying, "Suck it!"; rather I'm a well-versed IT guy saying, "Calm down there, fanboy - the grown ups among you make decisions based off of reason, not our irrational feelings."

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    I donated my iPad 2 to my brother, barely used the thing, mostly use my Android tablet for reading Manga as it's the correct screen ratio. More pixels isn't the solution to the problem that e-ink has already solved.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    Quote Originally Posted by ghostdogma View Post
    Also, anyone who thinks an Android or BlackBerry tablet is so much better, it's worth mentioning that neither mobile OS on a tablet (and, in the case of Android, on a smartphone either) is supported by my university because of their lack of consistent security implementation in regards to data or network connectivity. I'm not an Apple fanboy saying, "Suck it!"; rather I'm a well-versed IT guy saying, "Calm down there, fanboy - the grown ups among you make decisions based off of reason, not our irrational feelings."
    Have experienced this too in the past, though it has mostly come down to a lack of proxy support because they use over-the-top firewalls. Otherwise can't poke fault at the android implementation.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    Nope, my Xoom already does everything I need a tablet to do at a fraction of the purchase price
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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    No I won't! My Archos 80 G9 got the ICS upgrade today and is running nice for train entertainment.

    The Mrs was totally uninterested in upgrading her iPad2 when I said the software was the same... she said "screen looks nice enough already, why do I want something thicker and heavier and who uses a camera on a tablet"...

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    No it does nothing I can't do on my £100 second hand laptop.
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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    Nope, not good enough and too much. Retina display is wasted on a tablet and who wants something thicker. Short memories Apple, you were touting how thin the last iPad was....so how can you justify a new thicker model?

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    Sorry I have much better things to do with my money than buy Apple products.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    No, I will be building a new desktop for the same price.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    Nope. Had, didn't like.

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    Re: Features - QOTW: Will you be buying the new iPad?

    YES!!

    Well,actually,NO!!

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