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View Poll Results: Which orientation do you use the most?
Portrait 45 37.19%
Landscape 58 47.93%
About equal 18 14.88%
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 08:09 AM   #1
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In which orientation do you use your iPad the most?

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Old Jan 23, 2013, 08:19 AM   #2
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 08:31 AM   #3
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Portrait, unless an app forces me into landscape.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 08:50 AM   #4
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Landscape for most things, though I will use portrait for all reading (Kindle/Zinio, etc), and sometimes for Zite and Flipboard, though I use them in landscape more often.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 08:51 AM   #5
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Landscape. Although iReddit forces me to go to portrait when entering another sub reddit.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 09:54 AM   #6
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When I got the iPad 1, I used it mostly in portrait orientation. Now that I have an iPad 4 with a smart cover, it's mainly in landscape orientation to take advantage of using the cover as a stand.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 10:48 AM   #7
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Portrait for web-browsing & email, landscape for gaming.

I like the portrait orientation since you can generally view an entire A4 page of text without scrolling or zooming.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 11:01 AM   #8
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Portrait, unless I'm typing with the on-screen keyboard or watching a video. As strange as it was to me that Apple chose a 4:3 aspect ratio, I've come to appreciate it now that I have an iPad. It's even nicer on smaller screens, as the Nexus 7 feels like a large phone while the mini feels like a small tablet. Admittedly, this is based on a brief handling of both devices.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 11:08 AM   #9
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iPad mini, landscape. Big iPad, portrait.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 11:18 AM   #10
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Landscape. Although iReddit forces me to go to portrait when entering another sub reddit.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 12:13 PM   #11
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Portrait 99% of the time - only if the app I'm using forces me to landscape
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 12:17 PM   #12
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I use mine nearly exclusively in landscape mode. I had to rotate to portrait the other day for an app and it felt all weird!
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 12:28 PM   #13
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I enjoy reading it in a diagonal position. For ebooks and such. (why is there no "other" option in the poll?)

When it comes to movies, however, I prefer portrait mode.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 02:32 PM   #14
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Depends on the app that I'm using.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 02:52 PM   #15
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portrait unless i'm watching videos, or an app makes me go landscape.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 03:44 PM   #16
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 04:10 PM   #17
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Doesn't this thread already exist?

Anyway, landscape for me.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 04:16 PM   #18
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 04:57 PM   #19
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Landscape unless I am reading books or with a few apps.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 05:15 PM   #20
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Portrait since I use it for reading. On my old iPads I would use it in landscape for watching movies, but since have gotten a MBA for that.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 06:24 PM   #21
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I found it easier for myself to type in portrait mode. Maybe it's because I'm not a huge fan of the split keyboard or I'm just used to the thumb placement from my iPhone, but it works for me. I used landscape mostly for videos and when I'm reading something that I want to make bigger, although the safari plug in for increasing fonts and Mercury browser have rendered that easier in portrait, too.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 06:57 PM   #22
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Landscape for everything except when reading books. I have big hands, so typing is no problem.
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Old Jan 23, 2013, 11:43 PM   #23
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Pretty much only portrait unless an app forces me to go into landscape
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 02:12 AM   #24
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Old Jan 24, 2013, 10:30 AM   #25
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Landscape for everything except when reading books.
Ditto. Landscape for everything except iBooks and Kindle. Oh, and viewing photos taken in portrait.
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