Yikes I am buying wayyyyyy too many Apps!

random person

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Feb 28, 2008
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Instapaper, Pages, Print Central, Weather Bug, Scrabble, 1000 Ultimate Experiences.

Plus some free ones -- IBooks, Netflix, NPR, ABC, it goes on and on!!!!!

Somebody stop me NOW please!!!:eek:
 

Maximillian

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I purchased a few that I wish I hadn't. Not to self: wait to see what's out there before impulse buying.
 

ugp

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I am waiting to see how the device is before I go buying up Apps for the iPad.

I did notice Apps having two version in one. That is really nice to have.
 

RoyalKay

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Jun 22, 2008
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Way Way Too Many

I am up to about 24 iPad apps and 5 universal apps (although 3 of the universal apps I already had on iPhone, they just updated to universal)
 

BWhaler

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I'm at 35 apps, probably spent a few hundred bucks last night.
 

Mitchrapp

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I got a ton of apps to but most of them were free. I paid for At Bat: 2010, a must for me and Shredder, a good chess game. With those 2 and about 30 free ones. They have quite a few good free apps.

I hope I don't get the late delivery time tomorrow.
 

random person

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I'm thinking that one reason to download key apps now is to beat the rush when everyone comes home with their new toy tomorrow! Apple isn't AT&T but still things might get overwhelming for their servers nonetheless.
 

stoster38

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Jul 10, 2008
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I'm falling behind most of you lol. So far I have 6 apps that I bought/downloaded for my iPad.

Pages
Keynote
Bento
Accuweather
Ebay
Marvel Comics

I'll probably get the MLB app as well and I'm also looking at a note taking app. I saw some of them on the Apps store yesterday but since I've never used one on my iPhone I wasn't sure which one would be good choice.

Has anyone used a note taking app on their iPhone that will be available on the iPad? If so, which one did you use and would you recommend it?

Thanks!!
 

seafurydriver

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I have also bought quite a few (iWorks Suite, Magic Piano, lots of free stuff) but I am really tempted to buy "Things". It seems like a really nice task manager/organizer but $20 seems a little much without being able to read any reviews.
 

santaliqueur

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I bought 1Password and Plants vs. Zombies. I know what to expect with those apps, so I have no problem purchasing before launch. All others I got were free.
 

ugp

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Magic Piano was a must! Smule is awesome and I love them.

I had to get the Dora Coloring Book App for my daugther.

98% of the 60+ Apps though I've downloaded were free.

I am really thinking about Touch Grind HD though. Looks sweet.
 

macridah

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I going crazy downloading apps before actually receiving my iPad, too. I only downloaded free ones for now because I ordered the 3G model. If I was going to get mine tomorrow, then I would also buy the 3 iWorks apps today.

I need to do an Eric Cartman and freeze myself instead of waiting for my iPad to come late April :p
 

pagansoul

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I have over 45 Apps and most are free. My laptop only has free Apps at this time but at home my MacPro has a few purchased Apps, I've spent $30 so far. Pages @ $10 was my first App, no way to avoid owning it.

The picture is a shot of my Macbook Pro's free apps, 37 of them and that's not counting the dual free apps like Netflix.
 

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Chupa Chupa

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I'm a cheapskate. I've only bought Pages & Wolfram Alpha. I'm waiting for the inevitable price drops. Scrabble, for example, is not worth $10. Maybe $5-7.

Once I see the reviews of the various print apps I'll probably buy one of those.
 

GermanSuplex

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The only one I'm buying is Pages. I'll stick to upscaled iPhone apps for all the paid apps.

I did download iBooks, ABC and Netflix though.
 

CVC

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Oct 22, 2005
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I personally am not buying ANY apps. We've seen the prices fluctuating a lot in the last 24 hours. Apps that were 4.99 yesterday are .99 today.
Yes, that was me. I bought WeatherBug last night for $4.99. This morning they lowered it to $.99. I emailed Apple for a refund, since I haven't even used the app yet!

I learned a valuable lesson however, and I am not buying anymore apps for a few more days and the prices stabilize and some reviews start coming out.
 

below sea level

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The only ones I have actively downloaded are iBooks and Netflix. Three of my iPhone apps have updated into universal apps, and I'm hoping a few more will before I need them.