Surfing web w/ iPad while in bed not comfortable?

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  1. bobright macrumors 601

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    Does anybody use there iPad while laying in bed? :)

    Was wondering if it's a pain to use while laying down or on your side? Do you guys use a pillow to hold it up, maybe a Smart Cover would work nice (unless it'd fall over)?

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  2. Stealthipad macrumors 68040

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  3. kdarling macrumors demi-god

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    As many people have noted, just don't fall asleep while reading with it on your chest.

    The clunk as it falls onto your face, can be rather painful :)
     
  4. spacehog371 macrumors regular

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    I do a great deal of iPadding in bed. Never had any issues with it. My girlfriend loves it because I don't have the MBP taking up a portion of the bed like I used to.
     
  5. stylinexpat macrumors 6502a

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    Laptop is much better in bed. Holding up that Ipad is no fun.
     
  6. kdarling macrumors demi-god

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    Actually, a girlfriend doesn't love their boyfriend iPadding in their bed.

    She just hates it less than when he uses a MacBook Pro in their bed.

    She loves when you pay attention to her, not to a piece of glass and plastic.

    ;)
     
  7. BigDukeSix macrumors 6502a

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    It would depend on if he is surfing this site, or a porn site....:)
     
  8. Blakjack macrumors 68000

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    For it to be comfortable u need a case to prop it up. I just use my apple case.
     
  9. DotCom2 macrumors 68030

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    I bought an iPad e-pillow and it really has worked out well for me.
     
  10. Gryzor macrumors 6502

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    The standard for threads in this place...moaning about using iPad in bed when they could be doing other things, like sleeping.
     
  11. iMattcotv macrumors 6502

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    I usually just sit upright and lay it on my knees (with the Apple case on upright landscape)
     
  12. michael.lauden macrumors 68020

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    This is such an american thread

    McDonalds open at 4am???
     
  13. iMattcotv macrumors 6502

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    5:30 where I live.
     
  14. anjinha macrumors 604

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    Unless his girlfriend is a geek and she has her own iPad.
     
  15. Nishi100, Mar 6, 2011
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    This it how you do it:

    1) Legs in a sit-up position;
    2) Head resting on a pillow
    3) You won't be able to hear anything, as the blanket will muffle the speakers but...

    Or, as other people said, act like it's a holiday and stay awake 'till 5:30 in McDonalds (Disneyland is open until 12:00, so why not - when you're actually on holiday).
     

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  16. michael.lauden macrumors 68020

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    and in that case, if you both are in bed on your iPads - you need to reevaluate your relationship
     
  17. anjinha macrumors 604

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    What about reading in bed? What about watching a movie together? Do you need to reevaluate your relationship if you do any of those things?

    What is it about the iPad that makes it so much worse than all that stuff couples do together all the time? Just because people use their iPads in bed doesn't mean that's all they do.
     
  18. hitekalex macrumors 68000

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    I used to think that before I had an iPad, but the actual experience with iPad proved that to be completely untrue.

    Most laptops get hot after a while, which makes holding them very uncomfortable. They also weigh 2x-3x of the iPad weight. iPad on the other hand stays cool, and it's light. It is very comfortable holding it against your chest while lying down.

    I would never go back to a laptop.. in bed :D
     
  19. michael.lauden macrumors 68020

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    /sarcasm
     
  20. Sodner macrumors 68020

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    Been trying to use my 13" Air for bed / couch surfing since I sold my iPad in prep of version 2 and IMHO using the iPad is WAY better than using a laptop. YMMV.
     
  21. ghostlyorb macrumors 6502a

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    It's comfortable! Just use the Smart Cover to prop it up a little bit.. and you're set!
     
  22. bobright thread starter macrumors 601

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    To poster who posted paint drawing = awesome LOL
     
  23. darngooddesign macrumors G3

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    Funny how you only though sleeping when he mentioned bed. :D


    I don't know about where you are in Atlanta, but many are open 24 hours.
     
  24. Goldfrapp macrumors 68040

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    I think using iPad in bed is a bit of a pain in the arse. iPhone is waaaay better and more convenient. MacBook Air surprisingly does a great job in bed too.

    Just my 2¢.
     
  25. adnoh macrumors 6502a

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    lmfao
     

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