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  1. dan55

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    hi all,

    was thinking of getting ipad2 but cant get hold of one at the moment.

    so was then thinking maybe need netbook/light laptop - but dont fancy browsing without a touch screen

    ....but there arent any decent android tablets out yet as far as i can see? :/

    i think the zoom is out soonish - but reviews werent great

    im after a light unit - decent 10in min screen - quick to start up - ideally a touch screen for nice browsing etc

    any thoughts?

    thanks
    dan
     

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    I had a XOOM but returned it and got a Ipad2. Happy I made the decision. I am a hardcore Android user/believer but Android just is not there yet IMHO.

    For what I was wanitng it for, it is perfect, browsing, FB, Twitter and games with my GF who has the original iPad.
     
  3. dan55

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    oh no! don't say that. I can't seem to get an ipad :-( :-D
    but good to know about xoom not being to good
    cheers
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    I got one about a month ago. Went into Best Buy everyday and finally got one on like the 3rd day 32GB Wifi. Was so excited that I did not even look at package. Got home, opened and got depressed, turns out it was white :p Well I figured I had 14 days to return. Tried everyday again, got lucky on the 8th day. I have BB within 2 mins so was no big deal. I hear that Apple stores have them everyday when they open, but are gone quick. Keep trying and you will get one and not be disappointed.
     
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    ok cool thanks will do.
    I'm in uk and we have to pre order! :-(
     
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    I have a top of the line iPad 2, 64 GB 3G. It's nice, but I'm not that impressed with it. I am really looking forward to the ASUS Transformer myself. For my family I'm debating getting them the Viewsonic G-tablet or the Transformer.
     
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    hi. I'm surprised. because its not android ? ;-)
     
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    iOS is just way too limiting. I hate going back to simple icons. There are a lot of things that Apple doesn't think you should be allowed to do, menu settings that are placed all over the place, it's pretty disorganized and half-hazardly done. The iPad 2 also is not smooth all the time, it freezes occasionally, crashes the apps or springboard when memory gets overloaded.

    Android is not perfect but it is way better.
     
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    Isn't Transformer out in the UK already? Why don't you get it? It's inexpensive and better than Xoom. And you can get a keyboard, too, if you feel like it.
     

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