I'm thinking of getting an iPad with one of my next paychecks to use as my portable device around college and to generally read... etc. I'm an Ed Major, so having an iPad has definite benefits in my future classroom, too. I'm torn between getting the 1st gen refurb from apple, or a new iPad 2. I'm not sure how much of a difference the cameras and faster cpu would make for light processing in Pages and such. And I would still have my laptop plugged in my room for longer-term papers, skype, and so on. Any advice for my dilemma?