Anyone Use iPad In The Bath?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by Fazzl, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. Fazzl macrumors 6502a

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    I sold my first gen iPad and wasn't really interested in getting the new one because I just got a new MBP and have an iPhone.

    However recently I have been taking nice hot baths after working out and end up reading/surfing the net on my iPhone. I would love to replace the small phone with an iPad. Does anyone else do this?
     
  2. MrMac'n'Cheese macrumors 6502a

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    Oh my, oh my!


    That is an out-of-warranty accident waiting to happen

    o_O

    and no, my iPad goes nowhere near large pools of water, including the toilet.
     
  3. spiderman0616 macrumors 68030

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    I would not do this. The steam from the hot bath can trip your water sensors. Even if you don't drop this thing in the water, which you are destined to do at some point, the water damage will void your warranty just from those sensors turning pink. Same deal with your iPhone.

    Honestly, I won't take any electronics anywhere near a steamy bathroom unless they are made to handle that. Apple products are not.
     
  4. Shasta McNasty macrumors 6502a

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    I thought i read somewhere on here that the ipad 2 does NOT have water sensors on it? Fact or Fiction?
     
  5. vincenz macrumors 601

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  6. silverf1re macrumors regular

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    Haha to be honest one of my favorite things is to spend half an hour on the crapper catching up on the days news with my iPad :) me time lol
     
  7. Shasta McNasty macrumors 6502a

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  8. Pballer110 macrumors 6502

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    There are no water sensors near the headphone jack or charging port unlike ipods and iphones.
     
  9. Smoothness macrumors regular

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  10. mactn7 macrumors newbie

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    Do it do it
     
  11. IamHermann0069 macrumors member

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    Nothing like squeezing one out while making a few plays on words with friends. But no I would stay away from the bath. Lol
     
  12. LurkingIowan macrumors member

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    I actually think iLounge reviewed bags that were specifically made to do stuff like this...
    http://www.loksak.com/
     
  13. ghostlyorb macrumors 6502a

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    +1
     
  14. Jazwire macrumors 6502a

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    Multi-tasking at its best...
     
  15. Crosbie macrumors 6502a

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    I do. makes me a little nervous if the iPad surface is cool and vapour starts to condense... but I've never had any problems.

    Used to do this all the time with iPad 1. iPad 2 is easier to hold.

    It is, of course, an accident waiting to happen, but then so is taking it on the train, leaving it in a bag you put down, holding it in one hand whilst walking across a hard surface, etc, etc.
     
  16. Simbazz macrumors regular

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    Of course! How could one be as enjoyable without?
     
  17. ZilogZ80 macrumors 6502a

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    I've always used my original iPad in the bath. The official Apple case is very grippy which gives me the confidence to do it. :) I always used to read in the bath (and I've never dropped a book in either!) so using the iPad in there is a natural evolution.
    Now that I've got an iPad2, I was going to give the original to my family - but maybe now I'll just keep it in the bathroom, instead of magazines :D
     
  18. MaxBurn macrumors 65816

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    I used to do this with a win mobile device and waterproof it with a ziplock bag. That doesnt work so well with the apple touch screen though.
     
  19. great high wolf macrumors regular

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    In the words of the late, great Douglas Adams: "If you're willing to use a PowerBook in the bath, I can only assume it isn't your own PowerBook."

    Might be tempted to do if I had a cheapo Android tablet, though. And if I took baths rather than just showering.
     
  20. clyde2801 macrumors 601

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    Wife and I both do. We call them the iPoops.
     
  21. BergerFan macrumors 68020

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    Haha. iPad or iPhone, I do this constantly. Time simply vanishes. :D
     
  22. Hackint0sh814 macrumors member

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    I think you'd be hard pressed to find anyone with an iDevice that hasn't used theirs while taking care of business in the bathroom.
     
  23. Muscleflex macrumors 6502

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    i use mine frequently in the bathroom sat down on the toilet! :)
    not facetime of course :D
     
  24. Hackint0sh814 macrumors member

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    I have to agree though... without a waterproof case this is a disaster waiting to happen!
     

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