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View Poll Results: Will you be getting an iPad?
Yes, I'll get one as soon as they become available. 28 10.73%
Eventually, but not the first generation. 77 29.50%
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Old 08-10-10, 12:02 PM   #1251
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Re: Are you getting an iPad?

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Hmm...sorry for the stupid question but I thought the JailBreakMe JB was only for the iPhone 4/iOS4? so I can actually upgrade to 3.2.1 and jailbreak again? Do I need to stay on iTunes 9.1?
I used JailBreakMe to JB my iPad running 3.2.1 and connecting to the latest iTunes (9.2?).
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Old 08-10-10, 01:57 PM   #1252
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Re: Are you getting an iPad?

At this point I'll probably wait for the next version that will probably come out in January and will most likely be based on the new arm architecture that Texas instruments just announced
 
Old 08-10-10, 02:19 PM   #1253
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At this point I'll probably wait for the next version that will probably come out in January..
It may be announced in January, but it seems unlikely it will be released less than a year after the first iPad launched. An April release seems more likely.

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...and will most likely be based on the new arm architecture that Texas instruments just announced
Technically, it would be the newest Cortex-A architecture from ARM (Cortex-A10?), which TI licensed.

However, the current Apple A4 chip is based on Cortex-A8, so it seems most likely that the next Apple chip will be Cortex-A9 based, the same architecture as the soon-to-be-released Tegra2 from NVIDIA.
 
Old 08-10-10, 02:42 PM   #1254
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Re: Are you getting an iPad?

Intel and toshiba are in the process of shipping new flash chips that are more dense so it's likely that the iPad will get the newer stuff first and will have more storage than the iPhone. I'm thinking at least 128gb for the top of the line iPad next year. 2010 there was a break in flash density growth
 
Old 08-10-10, 04:10 PM   #1255
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The app or the servers it connects to? If the app, I don't know... but if it is the servers, then it is probably due to a dramatic increase in traffic by those who used the one-button JailBreakMe to jailbreak their i-device.
I meant the app itself. It comes up then takes me back to the home screen.
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Old 08-10-10, 05:41 PM   #1256
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Anyone else having problems accessing Cydia after jailbreaking 3.2.1?
been working great for me
i did add a few extra sources (just googled for top cydia sources)
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Old 08-10-10, 05:42 PM   #1257
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I meant the app itself. It comes up then takes me back to the home screen.
try redoing the jailbreak?
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Old 08-10-10, 11:51 PM   #1258
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Re: Are you getting an iPad?

Eh, for now the apps I need are working. I'll hold off for the time being.
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Old 09-03-10, 01:16 AM   #1259
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Re: Are you getting an iPad?

wow did anyone else download Epic Citadel? Epics Unreal 3 Engine tech demo for the ipad/iphone?

Man the visuals are unreal. Looks better then a wii game and almost a 360 game. it really does look incredible


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Old 09-03-10, 10:26 AM   #1260
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Re: Are you getting an iPad?

any playon users in here?

I read that playon offers espn3 streaming through playon and works on the iphone.. so i figure it will work on the ipad??

getting espn3 on the ipad would be huge for me!

also, can you access playon outside your local network, like how airvideo works?
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Old 09-03-10, 02:03 PM   #1261
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today my ipad was screwing up wouldnt start up it would go to the apple logo then nothing thats it. so i had to restore my ipad. the crappy part is I had to go and redownload a few apps I had bought in the past and I had already bought the x-plane for the ipad, but when I went to redownload it I accidentally clicked on x-plane 9 for the iphone. didnt think anything about it since when you redownload software that you bought it still asks you if you want to buy it,. so i didnt think anything about it. then it hit me I just paid another 10bucks for a game I already have but its the iphone version

crap, something little like that just wrecked my day, ten bucks down the drain
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Old 09-03-10, 02:18 PM   #1262
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sucks that you accidently bought the wrong replacement
didnt have your apps backed up in itunes, so you could restore?

was it jailbroken?
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Old 09-03-10, 10:54 PM   #1263
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That is annoying how it asks if you want to buy it even if you've already bought it.
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Old 09-04-10, 11:57 AM   #1264
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Re: Are you getting an iPad?

I was thinking if you purchased an app prior you get a different message that says This App has purchased would you like to download again. I don't think it asks you to buy it again.
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Old 09-04-10, 05:23 PM   #1265
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I was thinking if you purchased an app prior you get a different message that says This App has purchased would you like to download again. I don't think it asks you to buy it again.
yep, after you check the option to buy it..
but having to initially select to buy it is the tricky part..
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Old 09-05-10, 12:31 PM   #1266
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sucks that you accidently bought the wrong replacement
didnt have your apps backed up in itunes, so you could restore?

was it jailbroken?
I didnt recently because backing up on my compuer takes way too long, sometime it can go 5 hours and be 20% done. So I tend to always skip backing up.
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Old 09-09-10, 12:45 PM   #1267
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yep, after you check the option to buy it..
but having to initially select to buy it is the tricky part..
I don't know why they did it like that. You pretty much have to commit to it before it tells you whether you already bought the app and thus can get it for free. Add in the fact that a lot of apps release separate HD versions of their iphone apps instead of making them universal, and it can be a scary thing pushing that "buy" button.

I should update my Dodocase experience. I was complaining earlier that the corner foam pieces were useless for holding my ipad in the case, which pretty much made it useless (in fact, on a recent trip, I used my apple case instead). You can go to their webpage and request replacement pieces... they actually improved them sometime in the last month or so. So I removed the old ones and stuck on the new ones, and it seems to work well, for now. So kudos to them for working on it and offering the fix to older customers. It still seems like it'll get loose over time, though.

Also, as far as backups go... my backup takes a long time, too, though I thought it was due to the comics I have on it. You can choose to transfer the new/updated applications back to your computer separate from your regular backup.

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Old 09-11-10, 12:08 PM   #1268
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Re: Are you getting an iPad?

Rumor is they might release iPad 2 in time for the holidays...

http://www.tipb.com/2010/09/10/ipad-...-coming-early/
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Old 09-11-10, 02:19 PM   #1269
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careful.. the guys around here will say its silly to repeat those rumors

but with the way they are pimping facetime.. definitly wouldnt surprise me to see them rush the ipad with camera to the market as quick as possible
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Old 09-13-10, 12:34 PM   #1270
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http://www.macrumors.com/2010/09/10/...quipped-ipads/

It's in the advanced testing stage?
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Old 09-14-10, 04:56 PM   #1271
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Re: Are you getting an iPad?

Picked up this for a stand.
very cool. simple!

http://movie-peg.com/

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Old 09-15-10, 04:00 PM   #1272
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Re: Are you getting an iPad?

Among the tweaks found in the iOS 4.2 software for the iPad, which became available to developers on Wednesday, is a return of the volume silencer switch.

Not the hardware, mind you, which remains the same. It's just that the screen orientation lock, which currently keeps the iPad from reorienting itself based on how you're holding it when switched on, is now a volume mute switch, CNET has learned. This is the same functionality found on every iteration of the iPhone, though not on the iPod Touch or the iPad, which would simply raise of lower the volume to zero or 100 percent much faster than the iPhone.

When the iPad was first announced and outlined on Apple's site, the orientation switch began its life as a volume toggle. Then, shortly before its release, Apple changed directions and turned it into an orientation lock switch instead.

Now, when users want to lock the orientation--something that can be quite handy when trying to use the iPad at odd angles, they must pull up the new multitasking bar, swipe to the left, and select the screen orientation lock.


http://news.cnet.com/8301-27076_3-20016558-248.html

This is stupid! I like it the way is now.
 
Old 09-15-10, 04:12 PM   #1273
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i agree
thats stupid
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Old 09-15-10, 04:27 PM   #1274
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Maybe they can offer an option to choose between using the switch for volume or orientation.
 
Old 09-15-10, 06:21 PM   #1275
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4.2 installed - Yay.. Loving it.

Multitasking and more specifically unified mailbox for the win.

the orientation lock doesn't really bother me, it was convenient where it was, but it's no biggy.
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