Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 10th Jun 2011 21:46 UTC
Apple So, yeah, uhm, I bought an iPad 2 today. I still don't think anyone really needs a tablet, but that doesn't mean I didn't want one. I wanted to wait until the HP TouchPad was announced, but now that it has, it seems it won't be coming to The Netherlands any time soon. As such, the iPad 2 it was. A few quick fist impressions.
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RE: Comment by MOS6510
by mkone on Sat 11th Jun 2011 23:39 UTC in reply to "Comment by MOS6510"
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An iPad can't beat a "real" computer for serious work, but it sure is near perfect for all casual stuff.

Depends what serious work is. For example, I regularly fly to and from London City airport, and airport staff are given iPads to easily and quickly look up information on flights. Obviously, if work is writing 20 page documents, then and iPad is not the right tool for the job, but if you aren't doing big documents or spreadsheets, or basically don't need to type a lot, you could find yourself more productive with an iPad.

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