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Old 09-08-2010, 07:47 AM   #3
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3G means you have Internet access wherever there's cellphone reception; it's wi-fi that relies on cafes, hotels, your home wi-fi, etc.
Glad I asked that, since I had it semi-backwards.

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As you say, videos chew memory, but it's not as if it would be your only storage. You can put a lot of stuff even on 16GB (remember the hard drives of yore?).
But we have sloppier stuff these days. Are most apps small?

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An iPhone or iPod touch is much more portable, but the extra screen space of the iPad makes it much more practical for some things. I know my iPhone is a strain on my eyes after a while because it's so small. I guess your choice should depend to a certain amount on how much you intend to get about with it.
Probably not too much. I want this thing viscerally, so am trying to figure out a practical use so as not to feel too guilty. But I suspect most use will be at home.

If it turns out to be easy to store my own PDFs in it, I might use it instead of sheafs of papers. Can you put it on a copier and get a good print?

   
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