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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:26 PM   #1
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Anything more than 16GB you are foolish. *Here's why*

Foolish .

16GB new iPad and dropbox.

$99 / year for 50GB cloud storage of anything you want in a file. Transfer any file easily from mac to ipad and keep it on your iphone too.

So I win. Save $200 (compared to 64GB model) + get 66GB of storage.

Yes I will pay $99 per year for the service but all of you that upgrade to the 64GB will pay $200 per year more or each year you upgrade.

Dropbox users are #winners



Dont neg me bro: The word foolish is not directed at anyone. More of a playful joke. Hense the smilies all over Friendly neighborhood. Mr. Rogers.

Edit: just read on drop box site you don't even need an internet connection... "Works even when offline. You always have your files, whether or not you have a connection"

Further proves my point unless you're creepy and have 16gb of apps.

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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:28 PM   #2
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And what if you do not have an unlimited data plan? Fail.
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:28 PM   #3
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I appreciate your suggestions but no need to call others foolish.
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:29 PM   #4
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I have Dropbox upgraded AND a 64 GB iPad

Everyone has different uses and needs
One size doesn't fit all
Or everyone's work flow

That's why there are different colors, models and a WiFi only option
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:30 PM   #5
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64gb. FTW

No Internet in some places, ie plane. So no dropbox access. smart move to have more storage space.
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:30 PM   #6
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If you're without an internet connection, having an iPad full of HD content would be most bodaciously excellent, would it not?
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:30 PM   #7
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I see a lot of negative votes in your future...

I'm pro 16gb but you didn't add about getting the data on your iPad. Part of going with a larger model is to do without net
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:32 PM   #8
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Foolish .

16GB new iPad and dropbox.

$99 / year for 50GB cloud storage of anything you want in a file. Transfer any file easily from mac to ipad and keep it on your iphone too.

So I win. Save $200 (compared to 64GB model) + get 66GB of storage.

Yes I will pay $99 per year for the service but all of you that upgrade to the 64GB will pay $200 per year more or each year you upgrade.

Dropbox users are #winners

kindle Fire with 8gb + 50gb dropbox and save $200 from the 16gb iPad. Are you foolish?
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:32 PM   #9
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And what if you do not have an unlimited data plan? Fail.
But what if you do?
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:33 PM   #10
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I can't download apps to Dropbox. My 16GB iPad was closely approaching its limit, mostly because of the space taken up by apps. (And yes, I used pretty much all of those apps -- I don't just download them to download them.)
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:33 PM   #11
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I am going to use my iPad, among other things, to record and mix my own music. I have a feeling it will fill up super quick.
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:34 PM   #12
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kindle Fire with 8gb + 50gb dropbox and save $200 from the 16gb iPad. Are you foolish?
No, but buying an kindle fire is foolish
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:35 PM   #13
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You may not always have a connection to the cloud...
You may deal with large video/photo files, especially with the great editing tools now available, that requires a certain amount of available local storage...
You may have sensitive corporate usage that doesn't allow for cloud storage...

To each his own!
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:35 PM   #14
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Dropbox or iCloud can't storage apps for you above 16gb ipads... I have well more than 20-30gb worth of apps in my ipad.
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:36 PM   #15
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:36 PM   #16
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But what if you do?
Well then, you need to add in the cost of the data plan, plus the $130 3G/4G tax, neither of which someone with a 64GB wifi would be paying.
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:36 PM   #17
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And what would you say to someone who wants a 128GB iPad
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:38 PM   #18
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You folks do know this person is simply stirring the pot, right?
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:38 PM   #19
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You folks do know this person is simply stirring the pot, right?
This person-- I have a name

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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:40 PM   #20
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This person-- I have a name

Eh.
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:42 PM   #21
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:43 PM   #22
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Buying more storage than you need is a little foolish.

Discovering after the fact you should have bought more storage is fairly foolish.

Going on a message board full of people obsessively waiting for their new toys and calling most of them fools? That is trollish.
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:43 PM   #23
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Having to wait to download a couple gigs for a movie = fail
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:50 PM   #24
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Having to wait to download a couple gigs for a movie = fail
You don't wait. And you'd have to download your movie to your iPad without Dropbox anyway. Moot point

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Buying more storage than you need is a little foolish.

Discovering after the fact you should have bought more storage is fairly foolish.

Going on a message board full of people obsessively waiting for their new toys and calling most of them fools? That is trollish.
Hmmmm... Umadbro?

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And what would you say to someone who wants a 128GB iPad
Keep dreaming
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Old Mar 10, 2012, 07:51 PM   #25
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No, but buying an kindle fire is foolish
Calling other people foolish without being able to justify or validate your argument makes you foolish. Starting a pointless and ridiculous thread makes you even more foolish.
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