What can I do with an iPad?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by MacM4ODA, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. MacM4ODA macrumors regular

    Jan 10, 2009
    i know nothing about them, what can i do with one ? do i need a "subscription service" ?

    can i make up a shopping list when needed ?

    do i need to or can i down load data from my imac ?
  2. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
    Before we iterate all available information, have you looked on the official iPad website yet?

    Anyway, in short, you can almost do anything you want with it, if you know its shortcomings in those regards, you do not need a subscription service, you can create shopping lists, you can download almost any data onto your iPad from a Mac or Windows based computer, via Dropbox for example.
  3. crows macrumors member

    Nov 26, 2012
    you can do as much as the apps allow you to, so just search the net for ipad apps that do what you want the ipad to do, like a shopping list app etc. Aside from that the default apps are for social networking, music, movies, and the browser. Everything else you need some app to do it, for example I can use my ipad to plan a flight with an app called ForeFlight it's really good for pilots and the best app i've seen for that purpose.

    so in short it can do a lot depending on what you need, it is limited by apple to use iTunes to buy more music and movies but there are ways around that too.
  4. Thetonyk123 macrumors 68000


    Aug 14, 2011
    I can't explain it all in one post, it's just so much!
  5. salacious macrumors 6502a

    May 15, 2011
    its not what you can do, its what you need it to do that matters..
  6. techstyle macrumors member


    Jan 18, 2013
    Bay Area
    This made me laugh :D
  7. ZuneMan? macrumors regular

    Nov 21, 2008
    Apple Store
    that's what she said

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