How will Canadians get the full experience of the iPad???

Discussion in 'iPad' started by backbraker25, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. backbraker25 macrumors member

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    Are there anyways for us Canadian to access US content when we get our iPads? I know it can be done via a proxy from a Mac or PC but what about using Wifi?

    I ‘m looking at some of those apps like the ABC, Netflix, HULU which look awesome and I know we will not be able to benefit.

    If you ask me, given the fact that this thing is built to consume media, the Canadian experience with the iPad will be shortchanged.
     
  2. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    Lobby your government or move to the US. Not much you can do.
     
  3. 3N16MA macrumors 65816

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    I just hope Apple gives us a reasonable price considering the Canadian dollar almost hit parity with the greenback today. All indications are that our dollar will stay around parity or above through the summer.
     
  4. backbraker25 thread starter macrumors member

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    Exercise in futility
     
  5. Aduntu macrumors 6502a

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    But... But.... I thought everything was better in Canada?
     
  6. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    You're in Canada...just say "please" ? :)
     
  7. aaquib macrumors 65816

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    Make a US iTunes account. It's how I'm on the iPad now.
     
  8. DraziGuy macrumors member

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    Angry

    Us Canadians just aren't good enough at getting angry for the complaints to make a difference.

    Canadians are so used to getting shortchanged that most people I talk to don't even realize that Canada has terrrible internet speeds, bandwidth caps, cell phone plans, cable/satellite packages. When I tell people you can buy unlimited mobile internet access in the U.S. for $30, their jaws just drop. $30 dollars gets you a gigabyte if you're lucky round these parts.
     
  9. backbraker25 thread starter macrumors member

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    Sure you can access apps from the US App store but can you consume US content on your iPad that way?

    Say you get the ABC app, will you be able to watch (my favorite show) Lost?
    I don't think so.

    Maybe i'm wrong.
     
  10. aaquib macrumors 65816

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    You're right. I just tried it and there isn't any way to do that. But on your computer you can't do that either so it's not something that we aren't used to.
     

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