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iPad 3

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Jr Mouse, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. Rambo

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    Every one of these can be fixed through jailbreaking.
     
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    Meh. They're bulky IMO. I'd rather just get a separate bluetooth keyboard and take it along whenever I needed it. Unless you're a serious business traveler, the likelihood of you needing it all the time is minimal.
     
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    Forgot to add that the iP3 shipped today.
     
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    Somehow I doubt jailbreakers are the customers they're referring to.
     
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    :confused:
     
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    1. Just for YouTube: You can't load a range of qualities (and inexplicably, you can turn HQ off in the web version but not the app version?). You can't link to specific times in a video. On the web version, you can't even show all the videos from the posters you're subscribed to.
    2. This isn't just Hulu.
    3. If the site programmer was thoughtful enough to include it, which is hardly always the case.
    4. Large parts of the internet still use it :. not the optimal browsing experience.
    5. What IM app do you use? Last time I tried to use AIM, it forced you to be logged in all the time you had the program, which is self-evidently preposterous.
    6. Two. I mean seriously, I just tried this. Loaded aldaily.com in one tab, opened a story from National Review in another tab, switched back to aldaily and it had to reload.
    7. Um, I haven't seen a popup in years with Firefox.

    It doesn't even matter if these problems can be worked around. It's hardly the oft-quoted "optimal browsing experience".
     
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    ^ When people stopped bitching about the big things (OMG how am I able to type w/o a keyboard? It's impossible), they move on to little things.
     
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    Imteresting. I am typing this on my iPad with 4 tabs currently open with no problems. I commonly have multiple tabs open.

    My wife has the smart cover on her iPad and I think it works great. Protects the screen and does not add a lot of bulk. I will most likely get one when I get the 3.
     
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    The iPad isn't perfect but no device is. Any personal gripes I have about it are nothing when you keep in mind all the things the device does have going for itself.

    The only issue that you brought up that I would agree is a (somewhat) serious one is the lack of ad blockers. I forget how invaluable something like AdBlock is in Chrome until I use my iPad at times. But is it enough to really piss me off? Personally, no.
     
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    God damn it. Jailbreak the fucking thing and install ad blocker. Its not that hard people.
     
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    I was under the impression Jail-breaking voids the warranty?

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    Well only if they find out about it! If something goes wrong, just back up your data and restore it. Seriously, take like an hour total. There's so much cool shit you can do with jailbreaking. Yeah, there are risks, but they're minor.
     
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    I'm not really that bothered by the iPad's browsing shortcomings, as it gets the job done most of the time. Like I said, I love mine, though more for the other apps than the browsing (there are some incredible music production tools). Really I'm just annoyed at the boldness of Apple's claim that it's the best way to use the Internet.
     
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    This.


    The risk of voiding your warranty or bricking your $500+ device are not "minor." It happens to people. Personally I don't see the need to Jailbreak, but can understand why other do.

    What annoys me are Jailbreakers who can't understand why someone would want to keep their device stock. I have a friend here in town like that and brings it up every time he sees my iPhone.
     
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    Ditch slate.com on your iPad and use their dedicated free app instead. It's very good.
     
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    Jesus Sally, pull down your panties will ya! They're pulled way too far up your crack. Yes, they are minor. The only possibility of getting fucked is if your phone gets bricked before you can restore. And that's a RARE occurrence.
     
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    I have not felt the need to jailbreak the iPhone that I been posting from... It gets my e-mails and has financial apps that work compared to my previous Blackberries. Only other app I have is turn by turn navigation, but it's the same 3rd party app I used with berries.

    ~Kurt
     
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    I have not felt the need to jailbreak the iPhone that I been posting from... It gets my e-mails and has financial apps that work compared to my previous Blackberries. Only other app I have is turn by turn navigation, but it's the same 3rd party app I used with berries.

    ~Kurt
     
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    Speaking of apps, SF needs its own dedicated iPhone app. I hate navigating this site on my iPhone 4. Constantly need to zoom in on things. Or at least a mobile site.
     
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