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Old Dec 17, 2012, 08:56 PM   #1
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Anybody not using their Ipads enough?

I have an Ipad 2 for 3-4 months already.

I can only get around 1-2 hours of usage per day because im at work from 9-6 and after i got home i turned on my Laptop to resume my movie download and surf the web while im at it anyway.

After that i watch my series until midnight and go to sleep.

so i only use the Ipad in between after i turned off my computer and waiting to watch my series. I try to use them while watching but i can't focus. I use them more on Weekends but still. Should i sell it for somthing more portable? I dont want Ipad mini since i can't bring any type of tablet to work anyway. Not appropriate. Maybe an Ipod touch 5? The price is not compromising at all.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 09:06 PM   #2
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That's when the cell model becomes more useful; when your not at home.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 09:47 PM   #3
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I use it enough. Usually on my 1 hour, 20 minute train commutes everyday (twice a day) to the city, and also when I'm at school. Also, when I'm in bed, the 17'' laptop is a hassle to bring in the bed, so I'm on the iPad during then, too.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 10:50 PM   #4
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I am the opposite. I recently went iPad full time and will be selling my MacBook Air 2012.
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Old Dec 17, 2012, 11:00 PM   #5
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Two years ago I felt like I wasn't using the iPad enough. Two or three months later it became my reading device for school articles and books ever since.

For writing or playing the photographer I'll use the Mac.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 01:24 AM   #6
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It's on and off for me. For awhile after I got a new notebook, I had been using that more often and didn't touch the iPad much for several months. Recently, I've discovered a very interesting new app, so now I've been picking up the iPad more. It's almost much easier to use the iPad as a diagnostic tool for my family computer ailments than carrying around a notebook..
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 05:14 AM   #7
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I went ipad mini and sold my iphone 5, now it's only a mini and a sony xperia sola only used for phone and sms only.

This way, the mini gets used all the time.
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Old Dec 18, 2012, 11:09 AM   #8
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I have an Ipad 2 for 3-4 months already.

I can only get around 1-2 hours of usage per day because im at work from 9-6 and after i got home i turned on my Laptop to resume my movie download and surf the web while im at it anyway.

After that i watch my series until midnight and go to sleep.

so i only use the Ipad in between after i turned off my computer and waiting to watch my series. I try to use them while watching but i can't focus. I use them more on Weekends but still. Should i sell it for somthing more portable? I dont want Ipad mini since i can't bring any type of tablet to work anyway. Not appropriate. Maybe an Ipod touch 5? The price is not compromising at all.
Sounds like you need to get out some and spend some time away from electronics. Exercise, go to dinner etc....
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Old Dec 19, 2012, 08:44 AM   #9
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I have an Ipad 2 for 3-4 months already.

I can only get around 1-2 hours of usage per day because im at work from 9-6 and after i got home i turned on my Laptop to resume my movie download and surf the web while im at it anyway.

After that i watch my series until midnight and go to sleep.

so i only use the Ipad in between after i turned off my computer and waiting to watch my series. I try to use them while watching but i can't focus. I use them more on Weekends but still. Should i sell it for somthing more portable? I dont want Ipad mini since i can't bring any type of tablet to work anyway. Not appropriate. Maybe an Ipod touch 5? The price is not compromising at all.
Look at my signature for all my devices. My iPad is the one I use most! Doesn't go everywhere with me, but is the main device I use to check my email, surf the web, post to Facebook, and watch youtube when I'm home. I use it everywhere in my house: couch, bed, bathroom, etc. I am also a college student and used to take my MacBook to class. I now take my iPad everyday. I also teach a local high school marching band and I keep all my music PDF scores in iBooks instead of printing out copies and using paper. I bring the iPad along to rehearsal as well. The only thing I do not do is sync my music to my iPad. I leave my music on my iPhone and iPod Touch.

Sad to say, but I now only use my MacBook to type up a lab report or essay, write music in Sibelius, or sync my iOS devices.

Everyone is different! You obviously bought it because it appealed to you. My mother was curious as to why I bought an iPad when I already had a MacBook. I guess part of it is that I'm an Apple lover, and the other part is the lightweight and convenience factor.

Hope you work it out!
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