I got an iPad off eBay yesterday. I collected it in person from a country lane behing Gatwick airport... bit dodgy but it all worked out but anyway I love it but I notice to really use it it requires a data connection. So what are the options? Sell it and buy a 3G when it is out? Possible but the truth is I would end up paying extra for a 3G even if I sold the wifi on eBay. Tether it to a phone? good idea but how much data does the iPad use? I tethered it for 30 mins to my phone and I download 115MB! It worked great but the concerns here are a) eventually I will be charged for going over the fair usage of the "unlimited" date b) I will kill my phone battery! (If you have any thoughts on those please let me know!) I then saw the mifi from 3 (portable 3G modem through wifi tethering) is £50 Pay As You Go with 3GB data included and then (I think) is £10 for a topup of 1GB. Being PAYG I don't have to worry about getting charged for going over my limit (as I assume it will just tell me to top up) and I don't have to pay if I am not using it that much as there is no contract. Do you guys think it is a good idea?